Missouri Gov. Mike Parson dropped plans Thursday to expand the state's Medicaid health care program to thousands of low-income adults after the Republican-led Legislature refused to provide funding for the voter-approved measure.
Missouri is the last state to enact a statewide prescription drug database system that keeps track of controlled substances to detect prescription abuse. The bill has passed through the legislature and still requires final approval from Governor Mike Parson though before it's official.
Missouri lawmakers pushed back Wednesday against local coronavirus restrictions, passing legislation limiting the duration of public health orders that have shut down businesses and schools and limited how many people can gather.
Springfield's "Road to Recovery" is stalling a bit right now with the numbers needed to end all of the COVID-19 restrictions not adding up, especially in the area of percentage of the population getting vaccinated.
The lawsuit filed in St. Louis County Circuit Court names Democratic County Executive Sam Page, the county’s health department and its director, Dr. Faisal Khan. It seeks an injunction to end the restrictions.