Sen. Durbin Discusses Additional Funding For Defense During Visit To Boeing

Hazelwood, MO  (KTRS)  U.S. Senator Dick Durbin visited the Boeing facility in Hazelwood on Tuesday. It was there he discussed national defense. As the vice-chairman of the Defense Appropriations Committee, Durbin said he’s pleased that the latest defense budget includes $4 billion to keep Boeing’s Super Hornet and Growler production lines running. “It’s no secret…

Missouri Attorney General Demands Info From Facebook On Data

By SUMMER BALLENTINE, Associated Press JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley demanded information from Facebook on Monday following allegations that the social media giant mishandled user data. The Republican Senate candidate said his office issued a civil investigative demand, which functions like a subpoena, seeking details on how Facebook collects, shares and…

Missouri Senate Considers Banning Touchscreen Voting

By BLAKE NELSON, Associated Press JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Senate is considering whether to permanently unplug the state’s touchscreen machines amid concerns that electronic voting machines might be susceptible to hackers. The proposal, which already passed the House in a 108-31 vote, would require voters to use paper ballots exclusively. Machines could still…