COVID-19 or Coronavirus Update

Second COVID-19 death recorded in Missouri

An assisted living woman in her 80s is Springfield’s first coronavirus related death. During a press conference today, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department in southwest Missouri announced the casualty – Missouri’s second COVID-19 related death today. The patient lived in Morningside of Springfield East. Three other patients have tested positive from the same assisted living […]

Election 2018

Audio: Missouri midterm primary election offers intrigue on several levels

(Missourinet) – Tuesday’s midterm election in Missouri features one big statewide issue, Congressional primaries, and some intriguing local votes.     The most high-profile vote is the Proposition A ballot measure to decide if Missouri becomes a right to work state. It’s a referendum on a 2017 law passed by the legislature that would prohibit […]

Mike Parson

Audio: Missouri lawmakers react to Governor Parson’s address to the legislature

(Missourinet) – Kansas City Democratic State Rep. Greg Razer was pleased with Governor Parson’s speech last night to the legislature and Missourians.     Parson’s message urged lawmakers to serve with integrity, work as a team and elevate the tone of the political discourse. About 300 people attended a reception afterward in the governor’s office […]

LGBT Equal People Equal Rights

Contentious 2016 gay wedding measure part of far reaching Missouri Senate bill

A far-reaching proposal in the Missouri Senate would change laws on how religious beliefs are governed in public settings.     The bill from Republican Senator Bob Dixon of Springfield requires public colleges and universities to offer religious student groups the same benefits as other student organizations. The intent could be similar to legislation currently […]