It started as a simple, although seemingly humorous bill in the Senate to expand the legal definition of an egg.
“We’re not even at the half in the legislative session…we’ve got plenty of time,” Nixon responded, using one of his frequent sports analogies.
Before term limits, the budget was at the center of some of the greatest and most entertaining legislative battles that I have seen.
During the past few weeks I’ve been wondering whether the “Law of Unintended Consequences” will become a defining signature for the 2013 session.
There’s a long tradition of filing bills for symbolic purposes or to make a statement.
“Simple words and country stories belie a depth of political skills, sophistication and determination that can catch the metro politicians off guard.”
Every January after a general election, I’m fascinated by those who will be leaving office after years, sometimes decades, of service.
During the past few weeks, there have been increasing complaints from state legislators about the governor’s relationship with the Missouri General Assembly.
Not much happened this past week in Missouri’s Senate. There’s a one-word explanation why: filibuster.