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.
If a St. Louis alderman has his way, the possession of a small amount of marijuana would be treated basically like a traffic ticket.
House lawmakers approved the bill 65 to 46. The measure now heads to Gov. Pat Quinn’s desk, who has said he’ll sign it.
An incoming Missouri Democratic lawmaker is trying to stop “Black Friday” shopping from ruining the Thanksgiving dinners of workers.
Bill sponsor Rep. Lou Lang wants the House to vote on the bill Wednesday.
Should St. Louis Aldermen be proposing or even voting on things that might affect them or a relative?
The new law allows employers and health care providers to deny health insurance coverage of contraception and abortion if the employer has a religious objection.
Supports of the bill wanted to be able to hunt deer within city limits.
The veto came after two months of intense public lobbying during which his office received more than 10,000 messages urging him to either sign or veto the legislation.
Committee members endorsed the bill by a 13-1 vote