State Regulators Find No Ameren Air Pollution Violation, Others DisagreeSome Labadie residents want Ameren to put state-of-the-art scrubbers on its smokestacks, state regulators say the air quality is fine.
Voter ID Laws Focus of Kansas Civil Rights CommitteeThe Kansas division of a federal civil rights commission will investigate whether voter identification laws have affected turnout around the state.
No Committee for Forest Park Confederate Memorial Relocation DecisionRoth says there are three options: Do nothing, leave it there with an interpretive plaque, or move it someplace else.
Mayor Slay Moving Forward with Confederate Monument CommitteeThe monument was erected more than 100 years ago and came at a cost of $23,000 after the Ladies' Confederate Monument Association spent 15 years raising the money.
Right to Work in Missouri Moves to Senate FloorThe bill would prohibit an employer from requiring an employee to: Join or refuse to join a union, pay fees or other charges to a union, or pay any third party or charity instead of paying a union.
Mo. Lawmakers Disagree on Murder Sentences for MinorsMissouri lawmakers disagree over how long minors convicted of first-degree murder should have to spend in prison, with a House panel on Monday.
Illinois Bill Aims at Preventing Suicides in College StudentsIt's not always obvious when a loved one is considering suicide. An Illinois Senate committee has signed onto something which may help.
Committee to Decide Fate of Forest Park StatueSt. Louis Mayor Francis Slay is seeking a special committee to consider whether the city's Confederate Memorial should be moved out of Forest Park.
Bill Proposal Prompts for Cameras in Nursing HomesNursing home patients in Missouri could have an additional line of defense under a new bill moving through the House.
Missouri House Panel Ponders Police Shooting Absence PolicySupporters 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.
Bills Would Require High School Students to Pass Civics Exam to GraduateThe 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.
House Committee Hears Testimony on Bill that Would Legalize Medical Marijuana"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."

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