Gov. Mike Parson signed the measure into law in July after an emotional outcry from lawmakers, child advocates, and former students who said the state desperately needed some oversight of Missouri’s troubled boarding schools.
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Tuesday backed off plans to call the Legislature back to the Capitol next week to take up income tax cuts as he continued negotiating with lawmakers on how much to reduce.
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The president met privately Tuesday with nearly 20 centrist and progressive lawmakers in separate groups as Democrats appeared ready to abandon what had been a loftier $3.5 trillion package in favor of a smaller, more workable proposal that can unite the party and win passage in the closely divided Congress.
The palace didn’t offer specifics on the decision, but says the 95-year-old monarch is “in good spirits,’’ and disappointed that she will no longer be able to visit Northern Ireland for engagements Wednesday and Thursday.
North Korea announced Wednesday that it had tested a newly developed missile designed to be launched from a submarine, the first such weapons test in two years and one it says will bolster its military’s underwater operational capability.
Temple Hall, Missouri State's home of the College of Natural and Applies Sciences, is 50 years-old and badly in need of fixing up. The first steps are now underway to renovate and build an addition to the facility.