The Latest: Madigan Says He's Open to New Pension DealHouse Speaker Michael Madigan says he's open to considering a new pension overhaul and is ``anxious'' to see legislation.
Mo. Legislature Discusses Ferguson Bills; No Action TakenThe Missouri legislative session recently heard bills dealing with major Ferguson related issues, but no action was taken.
Black Caucus Members Invoke MLK At Ferguson Church ServiceLeading black members of Congress took to a church pulpit in Ferguson, Missouri, on Sunday to trace a direct link from Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy to the fight for criminal justice reform after recent fatal police shootings across the U.S.
Nasheed Criticizes Nixon Over Food Stamp CutsIn a statement and letter to Nixon Thursday, Nasheed had some strong words for the governor's cuts, calling them "nothing less than callous" and "an uncommonly cruel action."