Governor Heads To Panama On Trade Mission

Jefferson City, MO  (KTRS)  Missouri Governor Jay Nixon is heading to Panama for a trade mission. Nixon is set to arrive in Panama City on Wednesday in an effort to boost exports and attract investments in Missouri. Nixon’s entourage includes First Lady Georganne Nixon and the state’s economic development and agriculture department directors. Nixon will meet…

Missouri lawmakers discuss prescription drug monitoring program

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Missouri House members have given initial approval to a prescription drug monitoring program. Lawmakers debated the legislation Tuesday after House leadership spent about three weeks trying to smooth over disagreements between Republicans. It was approved 91-68. A monitoring system is aimed at informing doctors and pharmacists when similar prescriptions were…