Nixon Vetoes Missouri Tax Break, Litigation BillsMissouri Gov. Jay Nixon went on a vetoing spree Tuesday, knocking down legislation that he described as giving ``special interest tax breaks'' and ones that would change the state's litigation policies.
Nixon Signs Bill to Connect Prisons, Hospitals to Local FoodMissouri Gov. Jay Nixon has signed legislation to expand a state program aimed at serving locally grown food in school cafeterias.
Nixon Signs Bill to Limit Missouri Cities' Profit from FinesThe bill signed Friday builds on efforts that gained momentum after the August 2014 fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson.
Clay Pushes EPA, Army Corps Transfer for Westlake LandfillMissouri Congressman Lacy Clay is backing a plan to transfer the cleanup duties from the EPA to the Army Corps of Engineers.
Aldermen Give Final 'OK' to Bill Granting Immunity to Drug UsersA bill that would grant immunity from prosecution to drug users who call for an ambulance to help someone overdosing.
New Missouri Law to Let Some Medicaid Recipients Save MoreMissouri seniors, the blind and those with disabilities soon will be able to save more money but still qualify for Medicaid health care benefits under a new law signed Thursday by Gov. Jay Nixon.
Aldermen: Don't Prosecute People Who Help Overdosing Drug UsersAldermen perfected the language of the bill by a wide majority, and it's expected to gain final passage soon.
Illinois House Fails to Override Veto of Union BillDemocrats failed to override Rauner's veto of a similar bill last year.
Gov. Rauner Vetoes Illinois Union Arbitration Bill``My action today defends taxpayers who are being denied their voice at the bargaining table,'' Rauner said in his veto.
New Wireless-Linked Semi-Trucks Could be Approved in MissouriThe bill wouldn't remove drivers from the truck, but allow trucks to be more efficient and safer for other highway drivers.
Lawmakers Alter Deadly Force Standards for Police, CitizensThe bill says an officer can only use deadly force if a suspect is dangerous.
Missouri Senate OKs Bill to Up Asset Cap for MedicaidSenators passed the legislation 29-1 Tuesday, but it heads back to the House because of Senate changes.