Here’s a look at some of the city, county and state government stories coming from area news outlets.
Calvin Woodward and Donna Cassata of the Associated Press report that the Republican party has had to made changes to its convention schedule in the wake of the tropical storm.
Rudi Keller of the Columbia Daily Tribune reports on Senator Claire McCaskill’s campaign stop in Columbia after polls show her with a leading edge over candidate Todd Akin.
Alan Scher Zagier of the Associated Press reports on the debate on gay rights measures occurring in cities across the Midwest.
Hank Koebler of the Columbia Missourian reports on efforts by both political parties to increase voter involvement.
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