Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill

Audio: Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill to Vote No on Judge Kavanaugh Nomination

Missouri’s senior senator says she will vote “no” on the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U-S Supreme Court. Brian Hauswirth reports.     Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill issued her statement on Wednesday evening, saying she’ll vote “no.” McCaskill says while the recent sexual assault allegations are “troubling and deserve a thorough and fair […]

United Parcel Service

Audio: UPS seeks 850 workers in KC area

A major delivery company hopes to hire hundreds of people soon in western Missouri.     UPS says it wants to hire 850 people in the Kansas City area. The Atlanta-based company will host a hiring fair today (Tuesday) from 9 to 6 at the Kansas City Health Department. Job seekers must have a resume […]

Domestic Violence

Audio: Government red tape is creating a shortage of services for domestic violence victims

Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway has released a report claiming government red tape is creating a shortage of services for domestic violence victims. The audit shows more than 28,000 requests for shelter went unmet in 2017. Galloway notes that Missouri turns away a higher percentage of victims from domestic violence shelters than five surrounding states. […]

Guilty Plea

Former executive at Preferred Family Healthcare pleads guilty to concealment of $30M embezzlement scheme

A former executive of a Springfield, Mo., charity pleaded guilty in federal court to misprision (the deliberate concealment of one’s knowledge of a treasonable act or a felony.) of a felony in connection with the concealment of a multi-million-dollar scheme by which other charity executives embezzled and diverted millions of dollars from the Springfield nonprofit […]

Claire McCaskill and Josh Hawley

Audio: Senator McCaskill and Attorney General Hawley Spar on Kavanaugh nomination, health care and tax returns

(Missourinet) – The two main candidates for Missouri’s U-S Senate race battled over the issue of health care at a Friday forum near St. Louis, sponsored by the Missouri Press Association. GOP Senate nominee Josh Hawley, who as Attorney General joined a lawsuit against the Affordable Care Act, says he supports maintaining requiring insurance companies […]