The Cole County Circuit Court confirms that Bustamante’s attorney has been granted a continuance. No new date has been set.
Six western Missouri cities sued, arguing that the laws would violate various provisions of the Missouri Constitution by imposing an unfunded mandate on local governments, applying retroactively and infringing on judicial authority, among other things.
The attorney argued the subpoenas impose an unreasonable burden by providing too little notice and taking the employees away from important work.
Allen, 56, was convicted in 1983 of raping and killing 31-year-old Mary Bell in her St. Louis apartment.
The Humane Society of the United States said Wednesday that the state licensing fees are causing “financial stress” for some nonprofit shelters.
“I join with Congressman Lacy Clay in calling on Attorney General Koster to do the right thing and drop this appeal.”
Ryan Ferguson was one of two teenagers accused in the beating and strangulation of Kent Heithold outside the Columbia Daily Tribune in 2001.
An incentive fund that could direct millions of dollars to new high-tech businesses could stand or fall based on how the court interprets legislation that created it.
Martin said Tuesday that Koster should have said Carnahan’s ballot summary was misleading.
Koster refused a request from Secretary of State Robin Carnahan to challenge a ruling that her original ballot summary was unfair and insufficient.