Missouri Expungement Fees Could Violate State ConstitutionA report by the state auditor cautions that the 2016 law could surpass constitutional limits on lawmakers raising taxes or fees without a public vote.
Illinois AG to Appeal Denial of Request to Halt Worker PayAttorney General Lisa Madigan said she will appeal the judge's ruling, noting the state's constitution requires an enacted appropriation for state spending.
Lawsuit Filed by Man Arrested For Flag Burning, Posting Photos to FacebookHe said he carefully planned his demonstration to protest racial discrimination, poverty and other injustices, and then posted six photographs of his actions on Facebook.
Missouri Legislature Sends Photo ID Amendment to VotersDemocrats say such a requirement could disenfranchise thousands of voters who don't have a driver's license or other identifications.
Missouri House Passes Photo ID Requirement for VotersVoters would need to present photo identification at the polls under a measure passed by the Missouri House.
2 Petitions Planned to Ease Missouri Marijuana LawsThe statewide initiative would amend the Missouri Constitution to allow patients to use small amounts of marijuana for medicinal needs.
City of St. Louis Joins Mo. Supreme Court Case on GunsThe action comes after some felons allegedly caught with guns have claimed the state law banning that is unconstitutional because, they claim, a constitutional amendment approved by voters last year gives all Missouri citizens the right to bear arms.
Mo. Lawmaker's Bill Defines 'Violent Felony' in State Gun LawSt. Louis Circuit Judge Robert Dierker has ruled Amendment Five was too broad, and fails to differentiate between violent and non-violent offenders.
Chief Dotson Blasts Amendment Allowing Felons to be ArmedSt. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson is not blaming Circuit Judge Robert Dierker's decision to drop gun possession charges against a convicted felon - he's holding legislators responsible.
Missouri Urged to Not Appeal Gay Marriage RulingMore than 3,000 Missouri residents are asking the state to drop its appeal of a federal ruling that overturns its constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.
Missouri Lawmakers Pass Gun Rights AmendmentMissouri lawmakers have given final approval to a proposed amendment to strengthen the right to bear arms.
Illinois Senate Make Efforts for a Federal Constitution ConventionSome Illinois Senators want to amend a constitution that rules that money during a political campaigns is "protected speech."

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