Attorney General Chris Koster

Police and Courts
12:10 pm
Tue January 20, 2015

Settlement Reached After MO Attorney General Sues Tyson

Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster Announces Settlement With Tyson
Credit Michele Skalicky / KSMU

Tyson Foods will pay a total of $540,000 in penalties, damages and environmental improvements stemming from a fish kill in Barry County.  KSMU's Michele Skalicky has more.

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Eye on the Community
4:06 pm
Fri November 7, 2014

Why Gay Marriage Licenses Are Not Being Issued in Greene County

Greene County recorder of deeds says same-sex couples can receive marriage licenses but they’ll have to go to St. Louis. The Kansas City ruling currently has a stay.
Credit KSMU archives

A ruling by a federal judge in Kansas City on Friday striking down Missouri’s ban on same-sex marriage marks the second legal victory this week for the state’s LGBT citizens. But as KSMU’s Anna Thomas explains, same-sex couples wanting to marry locally will still have to wait.

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Missouri Politics
6:43 am
Thu October 30, 2014

NY Times Investigation Leads To Questions About Koster, Money In Missouri Politics

Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster

Originally published on Thu October 30, 2014 10:31 pm

In 1991, then-Missouri Attorney General Bill Webster’s ascension to become the next governor seemed inevitable. He had the looks, charisma, campaign cash and the connections.

But then a controversy erupted over whether his office was giving preferential treatment to donors when it came to state contracts. A federal investigation ensued. Webster’s reputation took a huge hit.

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Under Review
10:06 pm
Mon October 6, 2014

Koster Will Not Appeal Ruling Ordering State To Recognize Same-Sex Marriages

Originally published on Tue October 7, 2014 11:30 am

(Updated at 5:45 p.m. with quotes from the ACLU and additional information.)

Attorney General Chris Koster will not appeal a Kansas City judge's ruling that ordered the state of Missouri to recognize the marriage of same-sex couples who wed outside of the state. 

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NPR Story
2:14 pm
Sat July 26, 2014

Opponents Of 'Right To Farm' Launch TV Campaign In St. Louis

Farm land along the Missouri River

Originally published on Sat July 26, 2014 10:13 pm

(Updated 10 p.m. Saturday, July 26, with link to new ad)

Opponents of the proposed “Right to Farm’’ state constitutional amendment will begin a TV ad campaign in St. Louis and Kansas City this weekend as part of a last-ditch effort to block the proposal on the Aug. 5 ballot.

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