St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay is seeking a special committee to consider whether the city’s Confederate Memorial should be moved out of Forest Park.
Nursing home patients in Missouri could have an additional line of defense under a new bill moving through the House.
Supporters say a proposal to require unpaid leave for an officer during investigations of some police-involved fatal shootings would help restore trust after the shooting death of an 18-year-old in Ferguson.
The bills revise current Missouri law that requires high school seniors to take an exam about the U.S. and Missouri Constitutions. Instead, they will take an exam similar to the test taken by naturalized citizens.
“I’m going to say to you right now, I could care less about anybody who wants to get high,” Williams testified. “Your problem, not mine. I’m only concerned about people who need to have relief with medication.”
“It raised more questions than answers,” he says.
The Aldermanic Public Safety Committee did not take testimony from the crowd, and police union official Jeff Roorda was not in attendance.
The aldermanic health committee took up the bill Thursday. They’re calling for more testimony from police and mental health professionals before they make a move.
Argues that U.S. bases should be spared, some overseas bases targeted for closure.
The House Higher Education Committee unanimously approved a bill Tuesday forcing Missouri’s public universities to accept transfer credit from sister institutions.