Gavel and Law book

Federal Appeals Court sides with Missouri Attorney General’s Office in fake meat labeling case

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced that his Office has prevailed in federal appeals court in the case Turtle Island Foods, SPC v. the State of Missouri, otherwise known as the fake meat labeling case. Earlier this morning, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit affirmed the District Court’s ruling in the […]

Grain Belt Express

Missouri’s municipal electric utilities encouraged by General Assembly regarding Grain Belt Express

Missouri’s municipal electric utilities are encouraged by the outcome of the 2020 General Assembly Among the favorable outcomes was the reconsideration and defeat of parts of SB 782 by the Missouri Senate. Senators found a ‘hidden’ House amendment in the bill that was an attempt to kill the Grain Belt Express transmission line project (GBX). […]

Liuna Website (Laborers International Union of North America)

Construction wages cut in half by new prevailing wage rules

According to Jeff Phillips, Communications and Outreach Manager of the Laborers International Union of North America in St. Joseph, construction workers in many rural Missouri counties are working for less this Labor Day holiday. Missouri’s new prevailing wage law has cut wages for construction workers in many counties, sometimes by more than half. The new […]

Medical Marijuana

Ballot initiatives on medical marijuana in the November 6th election simplified

On Tuesday, November 6, 2018, voters will see three medical marijuana initiatives on their ballots—Amendment 2, Amendment 3, and proposition C. Voters are permitted to vote “yes” or “no” on each of the ballot measures. You can read the full text of each ballot issue in the November 6 General Election by going to the Missouri […]

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Daviess County Sheriff serves warrant on cultivated marijuana grow site

The Daviess County Sheriff’s Department reports multiple agencies were involved with a search warrant, for a cultivated marijuana grow site when the warrant was served Monday on a property in the area of 28th Street and Unity Avenue in Daviess County. Sheriff Ben Becerra says three subjects fled from the scene as the tactical team […]

Straw Poll

Audio: Straw poll at Missouri State Fair shows landslide for Hawley, support for gas tax

(Missourinet) – The Missouri Farm Bureau has released results of its annual Straw Poll conducted at the State Fair in Sedalia.     The agriculture organization’s survey proved to be a landslide for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Josh Hawley. The state’s sitting attorney general soundly defeated Democratic incumbent Senator Claire McCaskill by a nearly 46-point […]

Drought

Four additional counties in northern Missouri reach extreme drought status

The U. S. Drought Monitor map released Thursday indicates as many as 26 counties have been classified in D-3 or extreme drought.  That’s an expansion in parts of four more counties from last week’s drought map. Countywide extreme drought conditions exist for Grundy, Sullivan, Daviess, Caldwell, Livingston, and Linn from the Green Hills Region. Also […]

Music Festival

Old Time Country Music Festival gets underway in Unionville tonight

Music will prevail this week when the Unionville Lions Club presents the 10th Old Time Country Music Festival starting tonight and continuing through Saturday night. Organizers report events are held in the air-conditioned building at the fairgrounds, on Highway 5, in Unionville. Tonight at 7 o’clock will be a performance by the Southern Express Band […]