JEFFERSON CITY – A jail break of the financial kind is under review in the Missouri General Assembly. The state makes every county in Missouri responsible for the cost to house inmates awaiting trial on state charges.
RICHMOND – If the $15 minimum wage proposal returns to Congress, then a controversial aspect of the plan would face bipartisan opposition from Emanuel Cleaver II, Sam Graves and other federal lawmakers.
RICHMOND – RayCo Family and Community Education plans to sell spring flowers as a fundraiser, Whitney Pollock reported. “We all enjoyed each other’s company as we tried to center ourselves on activities to better develop family, home and our community,” Pollock stated following the group’s Feb.
JEFFERSON CITY – Sixteen student members of the Northland prevention advocacy group Youth With Vision met virtually with state representatives and senators to encourage support for pending legislation focused on health and safety issues.
JEFFERSON CITY – Dr. Randall Williams, director of the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, or DHSS, has signed the standing order for Janssen Biotech Inc. COVID-19 vaccine administration after reviewing preliminary recommendations made by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.