Police Chief Blames Aldermen for No New OfficersSt. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson is standing firm - the Board of Aldermen is the reason more police officers haven’t been hired.
McCaskill Renews Call for Watchdog at VASenator Claire McCaskill renews the call for passage of her bill introduced last year that mandates the firing of employees found to have retaliated against whistle blowers.
Champaign Police Revive 11-Year-Old Stun Gun RequestPolice Chief Anthony Cobb says that improved technology has made the weapons safe.
Unemployment Bill Could End in Legal Battle Between Nixon, The SenateNixon believed his veto of a bill to cut employment benefits passed last spring because the Senate did not vote.
Ameren Missouri Monthly Bill Increase Begins in Sept.All of Ameren Missouri's 1.2 million customers will see the increase from $4.62 to $5.08 a month.
Rauner Removes Medicaid Coverage from Heroin-Overdose BillGov. Bruce Rauner has returned legislation to the General Assembly that attempts to curtail heroin overdoses, fearing a burdensome cost to the state.
Illinois Democrats Relent, Adopt 'Clean' Federal Funds BillThe Illinois House agreed Wednesday to unlock $5.2 billion in federal funding for such things as energy assistance, family nutrition and cancer screenings after Democrats backed off their push to include some state spending in the bill.
Rauner Praises House Vote to Block Lawmaker Pay Raise
Some Immigrant Students Face Doubt Over Missouri College AidWith the fall semester set to begin in weeks for many Missouri colleges and universities, students whose parents brought them illegally to the U.S. still face uncertainty regarding financial aid for the upcoming school year.
St. Louis County Councilwoman Seeks $10 Minimum WageHazel Erby says her bill would raise the St. Louis County minimum wage to $10 per hour in 2016
Bobcats Beware: New Hunting Law Passed in IllinoisBobcat hunting season will be open in Illinois from November 1 to February 15.
Nixon Vetoes Expanded Powers for Corporate Security OfficersGov. Jay Nixon has vetoed a bill that he says would have given some corporate security officers new powers to act like police anywhere in the state.

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