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.
Missouri Senate Passes Bill to Regulate Daily Fantasy SportsThe legislation also would require an annual operating fee of 11.5 percent of a site's net revenue.
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.