Columbia may be the first city in Missouri to ban single-use plastic bags, and most of the city’s legislative delegation is against the proposed ban.
A hearing that was originally going to focus on allegations of wrongdoing against Attorney General Chris Koster quickly became a discussion on how lawmakers should tighten the state’s ethics laws.
Opponents argue the legislation would pave the way for the nicotine products to be sold with fewer restrictions.
Missouri State Representative Caleb Rowden discusses why he is trying to expand the gun industry in Missouri
Several firearm manufacturers have threatened to leave states passing stricter gun regulations, prompting Missouri lawmakers to respond with tax incentives.