Updated at 9 p.m. with lawsuit filed against the initiative Missouri Gov. Mike Parson announced Tuesday that the question of whether to expand Medicaid will be placed on the August primary ballot, a move he said is more about “policy” than politics. Parson said expanding Medicaid to insure more low-income people will be a “massive spending initiative” and the state needs to know where it stands financially.
8:45 p.m. Tuesday, May 26 St. Louis County may soon make it easier for restaurants to have outdoor seating. The St. Louis County Council initially approved legislation Tuesday night that allows restaurants to reallocate indoor seating to an outdoor area, including onto designated parking spaces. It also gives businesses leeway to use signs to show the public that their establishment has reopened.
Updated May 3 We’re answering your questions about the coronavirus in the St. Louis region. This Q&A is dedicated to questions about restrictions on “non-essential” activities in Missouri and Illinois.