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.
If a St. Louis alderman has his way, the possession of a small amount of marijuana would be treated basically like a traffic ticket.