Medical Marijuana

Audio: Attorney behind one medical marijuana ballot measure sues to have two others tossed from ballot

(Missourinet) – The man behind one of Missouri’s three medical marijuana initiatives on the November ballot has filed lawsuits against the other two. Attorney Brad Bradshaw, who supports Amendment 3, claims that not all the signatures on Amendment 2 and Proposition C are valid. Jack Cardetti of Amendment 2 thinks the effort is a last-ditch […]

Healthcare

McCaskill on pre-existing conditions: “We’ve got to figure out a way to take care of them that makes the most financial sense”

(Missourinet) – U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill continues to speak out against a lawsuit Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley has joined challenging the Affordable Care Act. During a Tuesday roundtable in St. Louis with those who have pre-existing medical conditions, McCaskill says the lawsuit aims to wipe out pre-existing condition protections, resulting in economic consequences.   […]

Claire McKaskill and Josh Hawley

Audio: Missouri Senator McCaskill and Attorney General Hawley on Post Office privatization

(Missourinet) – Missouri’s senior senator AND her GOP opponent in November both oppose privatizing the United States Postal Service. Senator Claire McCaskill, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, tells Missourinet she’s worked hard on this issue.     McCaskill and her GOP challenger are BOTH critical of a proposal […]

Eric Greitens

Audio: Missouri Ethics Commission subpoenas for Greitens’ non-profit bank records

(Missourinet) – The Missouri Ethics Commission wants all bank records from former Governor Eric Greitens’ political non-profit organization. Brian Hauswirth from the Missourinet files this report.     The Commission has subpoenaed Carrollton Bank for all bank records from Greitens’ political non-profit organization – A New Missouri. It wants to examine the information to learn […]

Missouri state capitol

Audio: Nine new faces will be present in the next Missouri State Senate after last weeks primary

(Missourinet) – The Missouri Senate will have nine new faces in the next legislative session in January. One will be in Northern Missouri’s 18th District where Shelbina businesswoman Cindy O’Laughlin beat three state Republican House members in last week’s primary. One of them, Lindell Shumake of Canton says the outcome wasn’t a shock.     […]

Eric Schmidt Missouri FIRST Initiative

Missouri FIRST initiative results in 136% increase in agriculture investments

State Treasurer Eric Schmitt has announced his Missouri FIRST initiative has increased agriculture investments through the state’s linked deposit program by 136%. Since the launch of Missouri FIRST in March, the total volume of active agriculture linked deposits has risen from $29.3 million to $69.3 million. Schmitt will visit the State Fair in Sedalia today […]

Fatal Crash

Three dead, ten injured when church van crashes north of Bolivar

Three teenagers from the Kansas side of the Kansas City area were killed and ten others hurt when a church van had a tire blow-out and crashed north of Bolivar in southwest Missouri. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a 14-year-old girl from Louisburg, Kansas, a 16-year-old boy from Olathe, Kansas, and a 17-year-old […]