If legislative efforts to fix the Second Injury Fund seemed politically uncomfortable, just wait until you see the lawsuits.
The Missouri Department of Revenue recently won a Missouri Supreme Court victory stating that a company that contracts with a government entity can't duck its obligation to pay sales tax.
Appeals court judges Thursday asked how, beyond the language of a state statute, administrative law judges can be fired.
Scott Eckersley has filed to be a congressional candidate. And, yes, that's the same Scott Eckersley who was in the middle of a controversy over e-mail retention in Gov. Matt Blunt's office.
A bill addressing the problems of the Second Injury Fund is, like the fund itself, getting smaller and less likely to survive by the day.
Missouri voters adopted a law in 2008 requiring utilities to offer rebates to customers who install solar power systems. But before customers could act, state lawmakers passed an exemption to the initiative. A lawsuit released last week asks a Missouri judge to declare the rebate exemption invalid and to order The Empire District Electric Co. […]
A raging legal fight between the state and a religiously organized company in mid-Missouri has drawn headlines for the alleged motives behind a Division of Labor Standards’ investigation. But the fight, which has spawned multiple lawsuits in state court and another in federal court in Jefferson City, may have just as much to do with […]
Former House Speaker Rod Jetton’s willingness to speak to a federal grand jury last week in Kansas City had attorneys scratching their heads. Outside the federal courthouse Wednesday, Jetton, a southeast Missouri Republican whose term ended a year ago, said he testified for about an hour behind the closed doors of a Kansas City grand […]
Missouri is big on local government. The state has 523 school districts. It has 114 counties plus the separate city of St. Louis. And each of those counties has its own elected prosecuting attorney. But some in law enforcement and at the Capitol think that’s too many. The driving force behind legislation to change to […]
JEFFERSON CITY – Missouri voters likely won’t have final say on whether to use assets of the Missouri Higher Education Loan Authority to support campus construction projects. The Legislature, largely along party lines, approved using $350 million MOHELA funds over six years to finance new college buildings. But after the session concluded last month, former […]
JEFFERSON CITY – A proposal awaiting action by the Public Service Commission would require electric companies to provide credits to customers who endure prolonged or frequent outages. The commission is expected to consider whether to move forward with the rule in the next couple of weeks, after compiling responses from utilities on what the new […]
JEFFERSON CITY – A man who helped create the state’s higher education loan authority filed a petition May 25 that could allow voters to decide whether to approve a plan to sell part of the authority’s assets to support college scholarships and buildings. The plan, approved by lawmakers and pushed by Gov. Matt Blunt, would […]
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