Missouri Senate Republicans passed the Right to Work Bill after shutting off debate eight hours into a filibuster by Democrats. Now Democrats are threatening to derail the last three days of the legislative session.
Missouri Senate Democrats are delaying a vote on a right-to-work measure they say is an attack on workers’ collective bargaining rights.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is expected to sign the legislation authorizing the $300 fines.
The bill would prohibit an employer from requiring an employee to: Join or refuse to join a union, pay fees or other charges to a union, or pay any third party or charity instead of paying a union.
Illinois has turned over 13,000 pages of documents to attorneys challenging how the state awarded one medical marijuana business license, marking the first release of such material.
Here’s a look at where some of the major issues stand before Friday’s deadline to pass bills.
Proposals to expand Illinois gambling have recently resurfaced as legislators prepare to adjourn at the end of the month.
Illinois Supreme Court on Friday struck down a 2013 law that sought to fix the nation’s worst government-employee pension crisis, a ruling that forces the state to find another way to overcome a massive budget deficit.
Missouri cities will be be able to collect less of their revenue from traffic tickets under a bill now headed to the governor’s desk.
At times during the two-hour hearing, Dotson admitted the obvious – that the crime rate in St. Louis has outpaced the ability of the existing police force to keep up.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon implored lawmakers to embrace policies that “foster healing and hope” Wednesday as he delivered his first State of the State address since the unrest that erupted over the fatal police shooting of a black 18-year-old in Ferguson.