Alexa
  • Directory of Taiwan

Governors diverge on gun control, school security efforts

As the U.S. mourns the victims of its latest mass shooting — 19 elementary school students and two teachers gunned down in Texas — Democratic governors are amplifying their calls for greater restricti...

Missouri governor OKs new US House map favoring Republicans

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson signed new U.S. House districts into law Wednesday that are expected to shore up Republican strength in the state's most competitive congressional ...

Missouri lawmakers adopt US House districts with GOP edge

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Finally breaking an impasse, the Missouri Legislature gave final approval Thursday to new congressional districts that are expected to continue Republicans' electoral edge i...

Missouri election chief: Redistricting risks election errors

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's top election official on Wednesday warned that it may be too late to pass new congressional districts for the Aug. 2 primary without causing errors that could und...

Divided Missouri Senate backs food stamp use at restaurants

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A divided Missouri Senate narrowly passed legislation Thursday that could allow thousands of elderly, disabled and homeless residents to spend government food stamp benefits...

Missouri faces more lawsuits over lack of redistricting map

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — With the state’s Republican-led Legislature still deadlocked on redistricting, Missouri now faces lawsuits in both federal and state court asking the judiciary to intervene ...

Feds award $420M for dam repairs and flood-control projects

The federal government said Thursday that will spend about $420 million to repair dams and develop flood control projects in dozens of states, marking the latest infusion of cash from a federal infras...

EXPLAINER: Why some states still lack new voting districts

Campaigns for Congress are underway for this year's elections, but lingering disagreements over the final shape of new voting districts have left some candidates — and would-be candidates — in limbo. ...

Missouri House rejects congressional map as standoff worsens

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri House on Thursday overwhelmingly defeated a congressional redistricting plan passed by the state Senate, intensifying a standoff that could eventually force the...

Uncertainty mounts as Missouri stalls on new US House seats

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s candidacy filing period for Congress closed Tuesday without new voting districts in place, as the state’s Republican-led Legislature remained bogged down by disag...

Missouri's US House map in limbo as candidate deadline looms

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — With a deadline to declare their candidacy looming, Missouri congressional hopefuls still don't know exactly whom they will be seeking to represent in this year's elections....

State constitutional convention measures stoke partisan fear

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Simmering public anger in Alaska over the legislature’s failure to settle the state’s most radioactive issue — how big a check residents should receive from the state’s oil wealt...

Missouri gets new health chief after backlash over last one

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Tuesday named a longtime state health official as the agency's new “acting director,” a designation that will allow her to begin work immediatel...

Missouri candidates sign up for office without new districts

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Uncertain of her district but committed to running for Congress anyway, Sara Walsh was up before dawn Tuesday to claim a spot near the front of the line as Missouri candidat...

Missouri health director out following conservative blowback

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri senators on Tuesday effectively ousted the new state health director following conservative blowback, despite the health czar's stances against abortion and mask an...