Co-chairs of the Ferguson Commission commend the legislative action.
State lawmaker from St. Peters makes the case for it
A Republican lawmaker said a measure to require Missouri public schools recite the Pledge of Allegiance in English is needed because that’s the official language of the state.
Ill. Attorney General Lisa Madigan convening a working group to combat sexual assault.
The GOP-sponsored measure would set up a system for some Missouri residents with specific illnesses and a doctor’s approval to obtain and use marijuana legally in the state.
The Missouri legislative session recently heard bills dealing with major Ferguson related issues, but no action was taken.
The Missouri House has advanced a bill that would allow sales of beer growlers in grocery and convenience stores.
County Executive Steve Stenger says his office was told by a member of Gov. Jay Nixon’s staff that the county’s dollars aren’t needed to pay for a new football stadium on the near north riverfront downtown.
Jefferson City Police Capt. Doug Shoemaker said Tuesday that the note from Spence Jackson was dated March 27. Jackson was found dead Sunday in his Jefferson City apartment from a single gunshot wound to the head.
Supporters say a proposal to require unpaid leave for an officer during investigations of some police-involved fatal shootings would help restore trust after the shooting death of an 18-year-old in Ferguson.
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.