Jefferson City, MO – Governor Jay Nixon has ordered the Missouri Department of Insurance to look into complaints that health insurance companies are unreasonably delaying reimbursements to doctors and hospitals.
The complaints number in the hundreds, according to Insurance Department spokesman Travis Ford.
Jefferson City, Mo. – As professional bicyclists race across Missouri this week, many are breathing a sigh of relief after the Tour of Missouri's near cancellation two months ago.
The initial decision to withhold state funding and the reversal that followed days later puts a spotlight on the tense political relationship between Democratic Governor Jay Nixon and Republican Lt. Governor Peter Kinder.
St. Louis Public Radio's Marshall Griffin reports:
St. Louis – Developer Paul McKee said he'll offer relocation assistance to any residents or businesses displaced by his proposal to rebuild a wide swath of north St. Louis.
McKee submitted a revised and more detailed proposal to city officials Wednesday.
He's seeking $398 million in tax-increment financing-backed bonds for his $8 billion plan to build homes, offices and retail on more than two square miles north of downtown. He wants the city to guarantee half those bonds.
Jefferson City, MO – A ballot initiative that would change the way judges are chosen for the Missouri Supreme Court, Appeals courts and some of the state's lower courts has been approved for circulation.
The ballot question would scrap the current system, also known as the Missouri Plan, in which special commissions select three nominees for judicial vacancies and the governor picks among the three.