The days of changing clocks twice a year could come to an end under a proposal pending in the Missouri Legislature.
The measure was approved by the Senate’s transportation committee last week and has been placed on the Senate’s debate calendar.
State Rep. La Shawn Ford, who last year passed a bill keeping employers from asking employees for their usernames and passwords, is now sponsoring a bill to do the same for students.
A Missouri House committee has endorsed legislation barring state or local officials from adopting policies stemming from a United Nations document promoting “sustainable development.”
The measure endorsed today would also divert a person’s lottery prizes and income tax refunds to pay for jail debts.
“We shouldn’t have to wait a full semester to get rid of a bad teacher,” Sen. Jamilah Nasheed said.
In the wake of the Jerry Sandusky trial, Missouri legislators are continuing to debate what defines a criminal in sexual abuse cases.
Foreclosure mediation had started in St. Louis County last year, requiring those being foreclosed on to meet with the lender and a mediator to work out a way that the person could stay in their homes.
The bill would mandate the teaching of the National Rifle Association’s Eddie Eagle Gunsafe Program in every first-grade classroom.
The aldermanic health committee took up the bill Thursday. They’re calling for more testimony from police and mental health professionals before they make a move.