On an early September morning last year, a Springfield, Mo. mom walked into her daughter’s bedroom and experienced a tragedy no parent should ever have to face. Following a four-year battle with opioid addiction, her 20-year old daughter, a former high school cheerleader, was face-down in he…

The State of Missouri is accelerating a looming crisis in long term care by not sufficiently reimbursing nursing homes for the care they deliver to Missouri’s low-income elderly and disabled populations dependent on the State’s Medicaid program.

I’ve been surprised by the number of times I’ve heard White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders answer questions at press briefings with the words “I think.”

Springtime in Missouri means ever-changing weather. In the last month, Missourians have enjoyed clear days in the 70s and at other times taken shelter from tornados. When it’s warm out, spring is a great time to enjoy Missouri’s many lakes and rivers. But, remember that thunderstorms may to …

Well, we’ve made it. After 12 years, it’s finally here. I don’t know about you all, but I’ve had a countdown for way longer than senior year. And I know we’re all anxious to get our diplomas, so I’ll try to keep this short. 

A cloak of secrecy has descended upon Missouri government to a degree I never imagined in all my decades covering this statehouse for you.

The actions surrounding the inauguration of Missouri’s new governor suggested to me a level of governmental transformation I cannot recall since Kit Bond’s first gubernatorial term in 1973.

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