In an interview with ABC 17, University of Missouri communications professor Melissa Click said her first priority was to protect students during anti-racism campus protests last fall. Click called for âsome muscleâ to block a student journalistâs access to demonstrators. âItâs really important to keep in mind that no one was hurt that day. My […]
State lawmakers who don’t like how University of Missouri leadership has responded to protests and dealt with embattled professor Melissa Click have voted to eliminate its funding increase in the next state budget. A state budget subcommittee voted to reduce the 6-percent increase Governor Jay Nixon (D) proposed for the state’s colleges and universities to […]
The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Ferguson, less than a day after the Ferguson City Council rejected a proposed agreement and sent it back to the DOJ with changes. The deal was meant to overhaul the cityâs broken police department and court system. U.S. Attorney General Loretta […]
A U.S. senate committee has voted unanimously to take legal action against Backpage.com to enforce a subpoena issued to it during an investigation of online sex trafficking. U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill (D-Missouri) and Rob Portman (R-Ohio) introduced today a resolution to hold the company in contempt. Â A senate panel that McCaskill sits on wants documents […]
Top stories: A pay increaseÂ for Missouri home health care workers has failed in the state House. FEMA has approved the Governor’s request to expand Missouri’s federal disaster declaration.