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Bill to Extend Medical Cannabis Pilot Program

The red tape holding up an actual, legal, medical marijuana transaction in Illinois should not count against people who need the drug, according to a bill in the General Assembly.

04/23/2015

Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri. Photo: Getty Images,  Jordan McAlister

Missouri Legislature Passes $26 Billion Spending Plan

Missouri lawmakers passed a $26 billion budget plan on Thursday for the next fiscal year that would increase basic aid for K-12 public schools while holding spending for social services stagnant.

04/23/2015

Members of the Ferguson Police Department wear body cameras during a rally August 30, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri.  (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

Bill Could Keep Body Camera Footage Private

A bill approved in the Missouri House would allow video captured through body cameras to remain private despite filing a Sunshine Law request.

04/23/2015

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Missouri House Endorses Legalizing Growth of Industrial Hemp

Missouri would regulate and license the growing of industrial hemp as a raw material for manufacturing under a measure supporters say is an economic development measure.

04/21/2015

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Missouri Governor Signs Bills to Help Dairy, Agriculture

Gov. Jay Nixon signed bills Friday aimed at boosting Missouri’s dairy and $12.5 billion-a-year agriculture industries.

04/10/2015

Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri. Photo: Getty Images,  Jordan McAlister

House Bill Could Force Proof in Wrongful Termination

A fired employee would have to prove discrimination was a motivating factor instead of a contributing factor in wrongful termination.

04/09/2015

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Senate Passed Prescription Drug Monitoring Act

The bill would allow a government database to monitor the prescribing and dispensing of narcotic-type drugs.

04/03/2015

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Missouri House Panel Sends Medical Marijuana Bill Forward

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.

04/01/2015

Members of the Ferguson Police Department wear body cameras during a rally August 30, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri.  (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

Mo. Legislature Discusses Ferguson Bills; No Action Taken

The Missouri legislative session recently heard bills dealing with major Ferguson related issues, but no action was taken.

04/01/2015

A growler of beer is poured at Wynwood Brewing Company on April 25, 2014 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Missouri House Moves Bill to Expand Beer Growlers Forward

The Missouri House has advanced a bill that would allow sales of beer growlers in grocery and convenience stores.

04/01/2015

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