By Maria Carter
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Missouri is proposing sweeping accreditation changes for schools that would add a series of new tests and require districts to better monitor how their graduates fare in college.
A not-for-profit group representing the pharmaceutical industry is running radio ads in Missouri to combat legislation that would require a doctor's prescription to buy certain cold medications.
Key Kansas lawmakers are predicting that the state Senate will confirm Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's top social services appointee.
One part of the federal health reform law that went into effect one year ago requires companies to spend most of the premium dollars they collect on health care for their customers.
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