Bill to Increase Punishment for Cop Killers Raises Racial DebateA Missouri House vote to increase punishment for cop killers triggered a racial debate.
Kirkwood To Consider Substitute Bill For Magic House ExpansionOne council member said while not legally binding, a long-ago promise from Magic House leaders not to expand should be "ethically binding".
Abortion Bill Gains Approval in Board of AldermenThe bill would prohibit discrimination based on a person's reproductive health decisions or pregnancy.
Lawmakers Aim to Make Obama's Birthday a Holiday in IllinoisUnder a Senate bill co-sponsored by Democratic Sen. Jacqueline Collins, ``Barack Obama Day'' would be commemorative.
New Bill to Cut Down on Drivers Cutting-Through AlleysAlderwoman Sharon Tyus says cut-thru artists are racing down alleys like their own personal highway.
Senate Approves Right-To-Work Bill, Adds Grandfather ProvisionGov. Eric Gretiens has promised to sign the final bill, which would take effect in August.
Trump Could Revive Missouri Proposal on Deported ImmigrantsMissouri lawmakers are trying again to pass a bill aimed at cracking down on deported immigrants who come back and commit crimes.
Missouri House Approves Regulations for Uber, LyftThe bill would outline statewide regulations, such as a $5,000 fee, background checks and vehicle inspections.
Cardinals, Blues Players Could Be Fined By City For Chewing TobaccoBill No. 294 would make it against the law for fans and players at Busch Stadium, Scottrade Center, collegiate, high school and amateur events in the city of St. Louis to use smokeless tobacco.
St. Louis Charter School Success Threatens DiversitySome charter schools in St. Louis are starting to worry that their increased popularity is making it difficult for them to stay accessible to low-income students.
Missouri Bill Requires Missing Firearms to Be ReportedGun owners failing to file a report on a missing or stolen firearm could face up to $100 for the first violation and $1,000 for the second.
UPDATE: Missouri House Gives Initial Approval to Right-to-WorkThe House voted 101-58 Wednesday to give initial approval to the bill, which would ban mandatory union fees. The bill needs another House vote before it can move to the Senate.