Republican Vicky Hartzler wins 5th term representing west-central Missouri in Congress
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Republican Vicky Hartzler wins 5th term representing west-central Missouri in Congress .
Kansas and Missouri hope to attract nearly 700 USDA jobs
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas and Missouri officials hope to attract the nearly 700 well-paying USDA jobs that are being moved out of Washington D.C.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump raised concerns about the graphic depiction of violence in video games at a White House meeting Thursday with members of the industry and some of their most vocal critics.
Tax plan threatens University of Missouri tuition waivers
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri System's tuition waivers for employees would be jeopardized under some versions of the tax overhaul plan being debated in Congress.
HARRISONVILLE, Mo. (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Vicky Hartzler of Missouri says she's not entering the race for Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill's seat.
Hartzler on Monday announced she's instead seeking re-election to the U.S. House.
Hartzler said she considered running, but believes that the race is for "another solid conservative to pursue and win."
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-led House narrowly rejected a measure on Thursday that sought to strike an Obama-era practice of requiring the Pentagon to pay for gender transition surgeries and hormone therapy.
Democrats described the proposal as bigoted, unconstitutional and cowardly and they won support from 24 GOP lawmakers to scuttle the amendment to the annual defense policy bill, 214-209.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House's consideration of the defense policy bill for the 2018 fiscal year (all times local):
The GOP-led House has narrowly rejected a measure that would have forbid the Pentagon from paying for gender transition surgeries and hormone therapy.
Lawmakers voted 214-209 against Republican Rep. Vicky Hartzler's amendment to the annual defense policy bill.
Democrats criticized the proposal as bigoted, unconstitutional and cowardly.