Jefferson City, Mo. – Governor Jay Nixon tonight will deliver his State of the State Address before the Missouri General Assembly.
The state is facing a revenue shortfall of about $200 million dollars over the next few months. And as a result, the Democratic governor is expected to announce more budget cuts during tonight's address.
Senate Majority Floor Leader Kevin Engler (R, Farmington) says he wants the governor to be more upfront about how he intends to balance the budget.
St. Louis, MO – Republicans in Missouri say the feelings of discontent that propelled Massachusetts Senator-elect Scott Brown to victory will also come to bear in Missouri's upcoming mid-term election.
Speaking in St. Louis Republican Senator Kit Bond said Scott Brown's win in Massachusetts is further proof that voters do not support the President's agenda, from bailouts, to cash-for clunkers and most of all the healthcare overhaul.
St. Louis – If your health insurance covers prescriptions, you are probably a customer of a pharmacy benefit management company, such as St. Louis-based Express Scripts. These are third-party administrators for prescription drug programs, and they make up one of the few industries growing during this recession.
These so-called PBMs are poised for even more growth, as baby boomers age and Congress prepares to insure more Americans.
St. Louis – Local dignitaries and officials with the St. Louis Art Museum gathered in Forest Park Tuesday to officially start the Museum's $130 million expansion, the most significant expansion in its history.
Contractors began preliminary work on the project in December, after a year-long delay caused by the slumping economy.