Missouri Senate Backs Fees for Missed Medicaid AppointmentSenators endorsed the bill Wednesday after adding a section designed to make it easier for health care providers to advertise their cost estimates.
Missouri Republican Proposes Birth Control from PharmacistsUnder the measure, a woman would be required to visit a doctor within three years of the pharmacist's initial prescription to continue receiving the contraceptives.
Senate Committee Hears Proposals on Use of Deadly ForceOfficers would have to perceive serious physical injury or the threat of it before using lethal force against a fleeing suspect.
Pension Bill on Hold Despite Rauner, Cullerton AgreementRauner announced last month that he's backing a Cullerton plan to give workers a choice in retirement benefits as a way to chip away at Illinois' $111 billion unfunded pension liability.
Missouri Bill Aimed at Block Censorship of Student Reporters``I think it's time that Missouri becomes known as a state that values free speech, especially for student journalists,'' Haahr said
Missouri Senate Moves Toward Banning Traffic Ticket QuotasSenators voted Wednesday to finalize the language of a bill forbidding law enforcement agencies or other government entities from requiring employees to write a certain number of citations.
Missouri Bill Would Require Free Speech Class in CollegeDepartment of Communication assistant professor Melissa Click was charged with misdemeanor assault Monday after a run-in with a student photographer and a videographer in November.
Missouri Lawmakers Consider Welfare Verification BillThe bill's critics say it's a way to take away people's benefits under the pretense of efficiency and combating fraud.
Voter ID Proposals Move Forward in Missouri HouseIn a voice vote, lawmakers finalized the language of a bill and a constitutional amendment aimed at requiring a photo ID to vote.
Missouri Senate Considering Voter ID RequirementsThe committee could vote on the measures as soon as Monday.
Ban on Lobbyist Gifts Passes Missouri House CommitteeGifts from lobbyists to lawmakers are unlimited under current law.
McCaskill says Missouri Needs Tighter Drug MonitoringMissouri is the only state without a prescription drug monitoring program.