Missouri

News from across the state of Missouri including General News, State Political News, Entertainment, Sports, and Real Estate.  Our news is aggregated by Blogarama, RSS.News and STLNewsMissouri.com.

Missouri was part of the Louisiana Purchase in 1803.  Jefferson City has been the state capitol since 1826.  With more than six million residents, Missouri is the 18th most populous state and is the 21st most extensive area.

Governor: Mike Parson (R)

Lt Governor: Mike Kehoe (R)

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Missouri Governor Parson Announces New Approach to Economic and Workforce Development, Calls for Reorganization of State Government

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Jan. 17, 2019 – Missouri Governor Mike Parson issued multiple executive orders today announcing a major restructuring of four state agencies in an effort to improve economic and workforce development in Missouri. “When you look at our economy, you see a lot of good things—low unemployment, job growth, wage growth,” Governor … Continue reading Missouri Governor Parson Announces New Approach to Economic and Workforce Development, Calls for Reorganization of State Government

Missouri News: Attorney General Eric Schmitt Praises the Missouri Western District Court of Appeal’s Ruling that Protects Survivors of Domestic Violence

Jefferson City, MO – Jan. 17, 2019 – Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt praised this week’s ruling by the Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, that protects the confidentiality of survivors of domestic violence in the Safe at Home program.  This is the first time that a Missouri appellate court has issued a ruling on … Continue reading Missouri News: Attorney General Eric Schmitt Praises the Missouri Western District Court of Appeal’s Ruling that Protects Survivors of Domestic Violence

Missouri News: Senator Jamilah Nasheed Files Legislation Protecting Food Stamp Benefits for Medical Marijuana Users

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Jan. 17, 2019 – Missouri State Senator Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis, filed legislation to protect Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) benefits for Missourians who legally use medical marijuana.  Missouri became one of more than 30 states to legalize medical marijuana after a constitutional amendment was approved by voters during the … Continue reading Missouri News: Senator Jamilah Nasheed Files Legislation Protecting Food Stamp Benefits for Medical Marijuana Users

Missouri News: Missouri State Senator Bill White Appointed as Chairman of the Veterans and Military Affairs Committee

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Jan. 16, 2019 – Missouri State Senator Bill White, R–Joplin, was appointed to seven committees including the Veterans and Military Affairs committee where he will serve as the chairman.  This will be Sen. White’s first leadership role in the Missouri Senate as he serves the residents of the 32nd Senatorial District. … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri State Senator Bill White Appointed as Chairman of the Veterans and Military Affairs Committee

Missouri News: Festus Man, Jerris M. Blanks, Convicted of Child Pornography Charges

St. Louis, MO – Jan. 16, 2019 – Jerris M. Blanks, 39, of Festus, was convicted by a jury today in U.S. District Court in St. Louis for one count of receipt of child pornography and two counts of possession of child pornography.  Blanks’ trial took place before U.S. District Court E. Richard Webber and … Continue reading Missouri News: Festus Man, Jerris M. Blanks, Convicted of Child Pornography Charges

Missouri News: St. Louis Man, Joseph Dixon, Jr., Sentenced for Carjackings, Firearms Charges

St. Louis, MO – Jan. 16, 2019 – Joseph Dixon, Jr., 22, St. Louis, was sentenced to 108 months in prison for carjacking and possessing a firearm during a federal crime of violence.  He appeared in federal court today before U.S. District Judge Henry E. Autrey. According to court documents, on July 3, 2017, a … Continue reading Missouri News: St. Louis Man, Joseph Dixon, Jr., Sentenced for Carjackings, Firearms Charges