The Trenton Park Department has temporarily closed all playgrounds, the Moberly Park enclosed shelter house and the Rock Barn as a health and safety precaution. Park Director Jason Shuler says those are the only facilities the Park Department is restricting at this time. The closures comply with the emergency declaration by Mayor Linda Crooks.
A citizen’s group has kicked off a campaign aimed at heavily restricting wind turbines from being built in northwest Missouri’s Buchanan County. Turbines have not gone up in Buchanan County, but some companies have shown interest.Anita Simon with the group ‘Friends of Buchanan County’ says a petition gathered asks County Commissioners to require a one-mile […]
The state Supreme Court is restricting Missouri judges from using cash bail as a condition of a defendant’s release from jail before trial. The new rules say judges can only charge bail fees to help ensure the safety or the defendant’s appearance in court. Jeff Clayton with the American Bail Association tells Missourinet he thinks […]
After working overnight for about 12 hours, the state Senate has given initial approval to a bill that would restrict Missouri counties from enforcing regulations tougher than the state for large cattle operations. Creve Coeur Democrat Jill Schupp and Lee’s Summit Republican Mike Cierpiot say the measure would bar counties from limiting where CAFOs can […]
A free workshop will be held in Trenton next month regarding how to get Medicaid coverage for assisted living or nursing home care. KC Elder Law will offer the workshop at Sunnyview Nursing Home and Apartments the evening of April 9th from 6 to 7 o’clock. Topics will include how to avoid having life savings […]
(Missourinet) – About 16,000 children and 4,000 parents fell off the Medicaid rolls in Missouri between June and July, the biggest drop-off in over a decade. A shortage of 150 workers at the program’s outsourced call center is being blamed as part of the problem. State Medicaid Oversight Committee Chairman Tim McBribe thinks low wages at […]
Local governments often make common mistakes that put electronic data at risk of hacking and theft, Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway says. The Auditor today released a summary of the most common cybersecurity risks found by her audits of local governments and courts, along with recommendations those agencies can follow to better safeguard their data. […]
State Rep. Jered Taylor is proposing to expand the number of locations, particularly private businesses like day care centers, amusement parks, and bars, where guns can be carried without a permit. A Missouri House committee will consider today Taylor’s legislation that would also bar state, local governments and public colleges and universities from restricting the […]