The University of Missouri system has begun its search for its next president following the Jan. 7 resignation of Gary Forsee. Pictured here is the system's flagship campus in Columbia, Mo. (via Flickr/Adam Procter)
University of Missouri curators agreed unanimously Thursday to hire an executive search firm in the hunt for the four-campus system’s next president, saying they will take their time to ensure they find the best possible candidate.
The Missouri House of Representatives chambers during Gov. Jay Nixon's State of the State Address on Jan. 19, 2011. A tax amnesty proposal was presented today to a House committee by Republican Rep. Tom Flanigan. (UPI/Bill Greenblatt)
Missouri lawmakers are considering two different options for enticing people to pay overdue taxes.
A tax amnesty proposal presented Thursday to a House committee by Republican Rep. Tom Flanigan, of Carthage, would waive all interest and penalties for delinquent taxpayers who pay up between Aug. 1 and Oct. 31.
Ill. Gov. Pat Quinn, pictured here at his inauguration ceremonies earlier this month. Today, an Illinois appellate court has thrown out legislation that was supposed to fund Quinn's $31 billion state construction plan. (UPI/Bill Greenblatt)