Illinois Senate Approves $454 Million More for CollegesLawmakers approved the bill on a near unanimous vote and sent the measure to the House, which can take it up as soon as Tuesday when state representatives return to Springfield.
Missouri House Passes Bill to Allow Guns at College CampusesThe deadline to pass legislation is May 13.
Voter ID Requirement Advancing in Missouri SenateThe measures still need a final vote before going back to the House.
Missouri House Passes Ban on Traffic-Ticket QuotasThe bill continues efforts to change ticketing and fine policies following the unrest in Ferguson.
Religious GOP Lawmaker Explains Why He Voted Against SJR39There are procedural moves that could revive the proposal.
Missouri Legislature Passes Bill to Cap School Funding GoalThe House voted 116-38 Tuesday to send the bill to Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon, who has said he opposes the move and appears apt to veto it.
COLUMN: Introduced Bills Aren't Always to Change LawSometimes a bill is introduced to be a "rain maker" to generate a rain of campaign contributions or support from special interests.
Missouri Senate OKs Fuel Tax Hike to Pay for Roads, BridgesThe bill now awaits action in the House, and it would also require voter approval.
Missouri Senate OKs Fuel Tax Hike to Pay for Roads, BridgesMissouri voters rejected a transportation sales tax in 2014, and proposals to increase the state's fuel tax faltered last year.
Missouri House Advances Rules on Daily Fantasy SportsThe measure needs a second vote of approval to pass the House and move to the Senate.
Ride-Hail Company Regulations Advance in Missouri HouseThe Missouri House is advancing regulations for ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft.
Missouri House Committee Votes to Reverse Guns-on-Campus BanThe Select Committee on General Laws will review the bill next.

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