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Audio: Missouri Representative wants more focus on funding financial aid programs

State Representative Kip Kendrick is concerned about creating the governor’s proposed Fast Track program when he says Missouri’s three college financial aid programs are significantly underfunded. Bright Flight, A-Plus and Access Missouri are the state’s current programs.     Kendrick says Access Missouri – the state’s only need-based college financial aid program – is being […]

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Missouri Department of Corrections announces plan to consolidate Crossroads and Western correctional facilities

The Missouri Department of Corrections has announced a new plan that, if approved by the General Assembly, will help address two chronic department issues: a staffing shortage and low employee wages. The department plans to consolidate Crossroads Correctional Center (CRCC) and Western Missouri Correctional Center (WMCC), both in Cameron, Missouri. The plan calls for moving […]

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Customers of KCP&L to see reduction In electric rates

The Missouri Public Service Commission has approved applications filed by Kansas City Power and Light Company and its Greater Missouri Operations Company to adjust the demand side investment mechanism charge on customer bills. The charge appears as a separate line item on bills and allows KCP&L and GMO to recover demand-side management program costs and […]

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Audio: Missouri Congress members back or oppose President Trump’s border wall demand to end shutdown on party lines

Missouri Congress members are sharply divided along party lines over support for President Trump’s demand for a border wall to end a government shutdown. Republican Representative Vicky Hartzler says she was against a bill passed by a voice vote in the GOP controlled Senate in December to temporarily fund the government without wall funding.   […]

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Spire Natural Gas customers to see rate decrease

The Missouri Public Service Commission reports Spire Natural Gas customers will see rates drop under a filing that takes effect November 15th. The new rates will reflect estimated changes in the wholesale cost of natural gas and the company’s Actual Cost Adjustment factor. The factor is a mechanism that tracks any over- or under-collection of […]