Audio: Missouri House Majority Caucus Chair is disappointed about transportation vote

One of the top GOP lawmakers in the Missouri House is disappointed that voters rejected a ten-cent gasoline tax increase this month. Odessa State Representative Glen Kolkmeyer, who serves as the House Majority Caucus Chair, tells Missourinet talks are happening “behind the scenes”:     Kolkmeyer says he’s “very disappointed” that voters rejected a ten-cent […]

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Audio: Missouri’s Senator-elect Hawley to reintroduce opponent McCaskill’s duck boat bill

Missouri Republican Senator-elect Josh Hawley plans to reintroduce Senator Claire McCaskill’s duck boat legislation in the new Congress.     Hawley released a statement Wednesday announcing his intention. McCaskill, a two-term Democrat who was defeated by Hawley in November’s election, filed her bill in August after 17 people died in July when a duck boat […]

MoDOT opens road to traffic

Route 5 in Sullivan County opens to traffic

Route 5 in Sullivan County that was closed last week between Route E and Business Route 5 (Pearl Street/Ribbon Road) in Milan is now open to traffic. Workers from the Missouri Department of Transportation discovered a potential void under the roadway, as well as shoulder and roadside slides. After further investigation, it was found that […]

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Portion of Route 5 in Sullivan County closed

Route 5 in Sullivan County is now closed between Route E and Business Route 5 (Pearl Street/Ribbon Road) in Milan. Workers from the Missouri Department of Transportation discovered a void under the roadway, as well as shoulder and roadside slides. The roadway will remain closed until the damage can be fully assessed and appropriate repairs […]