Mo. Senator to Introduce Education BillSenator Jamilah Nasheed says the state's education system is failing children, and it's time to do something about it.
Alderman Explains Opposition to Police BillJohn Muhammad's staunch refusal to back Joe Vaccaro's measure this week effectively killed the bill.
Illinois House Votes on Amendatory Veto this MorningThe eyes of Illinois are on Springfield this morning as the House returns to session, Rauner's amendatory veto of the education reform bill top on the agenda.
Local Senator Hopes to Override Senate Bill One VetoSenator Bill Haine is prepared to go to Springfield next weekend, in hopes of over-riding Governor Bruce Rauner's veto of Senate Bill One.
Sen. McCaskill Takes Initiative in Human Trafficking Fight McCaskill says human trafficking is happening all across the country because of what she calls "pimps hiding behind the internet."
Ill. Lawmakers Prepare for Education Bill VoteThe Illinois Senate President says he'll send the education funding reform bill to Governor Rauner's desk today
Sen. Blunt Explains Support of Healthcare RepealRepublican Roy Blunt of Missouri was one of 45 senators to vote in favor of the 'repeal only"' version of the healthcare bill.
Greitens Will Not Sign Minimum Wage BillMissouri Gov. Eric Greitens reaffirmed Tuesday that he will allow the bill reversing St. Louis' minimum wage increase to become law by not signing it.
Hemp Bill Could Grow Profits in IllinoisGrowing marijuana could soon become legal in the state of Illinois.
Missouri Gov. Greitens Signs Discrimination BillThe legislation has been blasted by Democrats and groups such as the state NAACP.
New Bill Would Allow for More Air Pollution InspectorsThe city of St. Louis would have more money to hire air pollution inspectors, under a bill before the board of aldermen
Illinois Fights to Save RacetracksMembers of the Illinois General Assembly's Latino Caucus are speaking out in favor of an amendment to a gambling bill that could help save horse racing tracks