Two local members of the Missouri House of Representatives have developed a plan to prevent the closure of the Cottonwood Residential Treatment Center. Governor Jay Nixon slated the Cape Girardeau facility to close by the end of the year.
Representatives Kathy Swan and Donna Lichtenegger, both Republicans, announced the details at a press conference on Monday.
Originally published on Mon August 25, 2014 1:29 am
Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster plans to host a two-day public workshop this fall – in St. Louis and Kansas City – to probe ways to improve the minority makeup in both region’s law-enforcement agencies.
Originally published on Mon August 11, 2014 5:24 pm
When it comes to donating to Missouri candidates and causes, retired financier Rex Sinquefield may subscribe to the idea of “going big or going home.”
This past election campaign is no exception. Sinquefield has given out around $4.4 million so far this year to support ballot initiatives, candidates and friendly political groups. That money has flowed directly -- or through outside groups -- to a host of candidates who competed in last week’s primary elections.