State Sen. Bob Dixon joined four other announced Republican candidates vying for Missouri governor in 2016, touting his Christian faith and conservative views during an announcement Monday on the front porch of his Springfield home.
The officer related shooting in South Carolina that led to murder charges against the officer would be legal in Missouri, but that could change.
Small-time pot users—those who use less than two ounces and who face a judge for the first time—rarely go to jail, but a measure making its way through the Missouri Senate would ensure they don’t.
The Missouri Senate endorsed legislation Monday to overhaul the state’s criminal laws for the first time since 1979 and create new punishment ranges for felony and misdemeanor crimes.
The measure would reinstate tax credits for donations to pregnancy centers, child crisis nurseries and food pantries.