Truman State University chose to opt in to the new Missouri state minimum wage of $8.60 per hour. Dave Rector, vice president for administration, finance and planning, said Truman was exempt from the wage increase, […]
Truman State University received a recommendation to be funded at the same level as fiscal year 2019. Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has made his budget recommendations for the fiscal year 2020 to allocate funds to […]
Medical marijuana Three ballot initiatives — Amendment 2, Amendment 3 and Proposition C — would legalize marijuana, or cannabis, for medical reasons statewide. All three proposals would require licensing of any person or institution producing […]
Kristie J. Swaim – D Swaim has served as associate 2nd circuit judge since 2003. Swaim said at the candidate forum she brings experience and familiarity to the position. She said she believes sentencing and […]
Joni Perry – D Joni Perry, a professional counselor living in Kirksville, has the Democratic nomination for Missouri House of Representatives. This is Perry’s first time running for office. At the Kirksville Area Chamber of […]
Crystal Stephens – D Local Democratic party leader Crystal Stephens, who hails from Hannibal, said she would prioritize clean water, infrastructure and education if elected. At the candidate forum, she spoke strongly against dark money […]
Claire McCaskill – D Claire McCaskill has had a long career in politics, first being elected in 1982 to the Missouri House of Representatives, then Jackson County prosecutor, state auditor and finally U.S. Senate in […]
The average age of Adair County voters is slowly decreasing as citizens of all ages have registered to vote in the upcoming election.
The average age of voters in Adair County is around 50, but that average is changing with more people registering to vote. […]
College Democrats of Truman State University hosted Politics in Person on The Quad late last month.
The event brought elected officials and candidates from all over Missouri to Truman to talk with students about local politicians and to advocate for more students to vote. […]