The tax is estimated to generate $800 million annually and $8 billion over its 10-year lifespan.
For the second straight year, the legislature sent a tax cut bill to Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon for his signature or veto.
The Missouri Supreme Court overturned 30 years of precedent with a ruling Tuesday that gives greater legal protections to injured workers who subsequently are fired from their jobs.
The Department of Natural Resources would be prohibited from regulating wood burning heaters and appliances under a proposed measure.
With only weeks left in the legislative session, senators considered a House-passed bill that would nullify any federal attempt to limit gun ownership in Missouri.
The office would be focused on developing partnerships between Missouri and Israeli businesses in agriculture, biotechnology and other emerging fields.
The Missouri Senate majority leader says the chamber could debate ethics legislation this week that would curb lobbying.
State Senator Daniel Bisssponsors a bill that will create a retirement plan for companies that currently do not have one in place for employees.
Some Missouri House members ducked out on previous vote
U.S. Senate nominee sponsors a bill to raise minimum wage in Illinois to $10 an hour, but under a specific age restriction.