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Missouri Lawmaker Wants To Eliminate Daylight Saving

The days of changing clocks twice a year could come to an end under a proposal pending in the Missouri Legislature.

02/28/2013

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Missouri Senate to Take Up Stan Musial Bridge Bill

The measure was approved by the Senate’s transportation committee last week and has been placed on the Senate’s debate calendar.

02/18/2013

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Illinois Bill Aims To Protect Students’ Online Privacy

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.

02/15/2013

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Missouri Panel Backs Anti-United Nations Bill

A Missouri House committee has endorsed legislation barring state or local officials from adopting policies stemming from a United Nations document promoting “sustainable development.”

02/15/2013

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Mo. Bill Bars People from Getting Hunting Licenses if They Owe Money to Jails

The measure endorsed today would also divert a person’s lottery prizes and income tax refunds to pay for jail debts.

02/12/2013

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St. Louis Teachers Could be Fired for “Incompetency” Under Proposed Bill

“We shouldn’t have to wait a full semester to get rid of a bad teacher,” Sen. Jamilah Nasheed said.

02/07/2013

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Missouri Lawmakers Consider Bill That Would Mandate Reporting of Child Sexual Abuse

In the wake of the Jerry Sandusky trial, Missouri legislators are continuing to debate what defines a criminal in sexual abuse cases.

01/31/2013

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Missouri To Consider Eliminating Foreclosure Mediation Programs

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.

01/30/2013

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Bill Would Require Gun Safety Course in 1st Grade

The bill would mandate the teaching of the National Rifle Association’s Eddie Eagle Gunsafe Program in every first-grade classroom.

01/29/2013

St. Louis Marijuana Bill Slowly Working Its Way Through Committee

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.

01/18/2013

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