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Richard To Seek Senate President Pro Tem Position
Joplin State Senator Ron Richard wants to be the next Missouri Senate PresidentPro Tem. The position became open last Friday ...
Carl Junction Bluegrass Festival Recognized By Governor
A Carl Junction event has been recognized by Governor Nixon. The city's Bluegrass Festival has only grown in interest amo...
MO Senate Adjourns Early
The Missouri Senate has quit early on this final day of its session (Friday 5/15), causing the demise of numerous bills. Sena...
Right To Work & Voter ID Will Be Brought Up In MO Senate
Missouri Senate Majority Leader Ron Richard says he plans to bring up right-to-work and voter photo ID measures as the Legisl...
Sen. Richard On MO Income Tax Cut Passing
"That's OK, we're going to do a tax cut anyway."Missouri Senate Majority Leader Ron Richard responding to G...
Joplin Charter Review Commission
Joplin's Charter Review Commission held its last public hearing Wednesday night. Now the Commission must decide what chan...
MO Gas Tax Hike Appears Dead In Senate
A proposal to raise Missouri's fuel tax for the first time in two decades appears unlikely to move forward this session d...
MO Senate Confirms Former Joplin Police Chief as Dept. of Public Safety Director
It's official. Former Joplin Police Chief Lane Roberts has been confirmed by the Missouri Senate as the new director of t...
Richard on Joplin Mayoral Election Question
Should the Mayor of Joplin be elected by the public? That's a question the Charter Review Commission asked the public, an...
Tim Jones Speaks at Lincoln Day Dinner
Area Republicans dined Saturday night at the groups annual Lincoln Day dinner. Several Missouri lawmakers addressed those in ...
Sen. Richard On Governor's Budget Moves
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has vetoed or frozen more than $1.1 billion of spending in Missouri's next budget, citing...
Override Attempt On MO Gun Bill Fails By One Vote
A bill that would have put Missouri law above federal gun control laws almost got past Governor Nixon's veto. The state S...
Richard, Dempsey Defend Gun Bill Votes
Two Missouri Senate leaders are explaining why they voted against an override of Governor Jay Nixon's veto of a controver...
Gov. Nixon Calls Lawmakers for Special Session
Missouri legislators are back at work today for a special session to try and woo Boeing into building a facility to produce t...
Another Family is Home Thanks to Rebuild Joplin and Farmers Insurance
818 days later, another family is finally home. A large group of volunteers from Massachusetts, Rebuild Joplin and Farmers In...
New MO Law Improves Breast Cancer Detection
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon came to Joplin Tuesday to sign legislation that will require health facilities that provide mammo...
Lincoln Days Has Been Rescheduled
The Jasper-Newton County Lincoln Days Dinner has been rescheduled for Saturday, March 28th at 6 p.m at the Butcher Block Banq...
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