Bob Dixon

Photo: ABLO PORCIUNCULA/AFP/Getty Images

Legislation Would Lessen Penalties for Small-Time Marijuana Users

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.

04/08/2014

Missouri State Capitol (Jefferson City, Missouri) Photo: Getty Images,  Jordan McAlister

Missouri Senate Endorses Criminal Code Overhaul

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.

04/08/2014

Mo Capitol

Mo. Senate Votes To Extend Expiring Tax Credits

The measure would reinstate tax credits for donations to pregnancy centers, child crisis nurseries and food pantries.

01/29/2013

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 4,118 other followers