Voter ID Proposals Move Forward in Missouri HouseIn a voice vote, lawmakers finalized the language of a bill and a constitutional amendment aimed at requiring a photo ID to vote.
Missouri Senate Considering Voter ID RequirementsThe committee could vote on the measures as soon as Monday.
Businessman Challenges Proposal for Tobacco Tax AmendmentThe suit was filed on behalf of Jim Boeving, owner of Discount Smokes & Beer in Springfield, who wants to prevent the measure from being placed on this year's ballot.
Ashcroft Challenges Democrat Robin Smith to Debate on Voter ID Proposal Secretary of State candidate Jay Ashcroft, R-St. Louis, challenged Democrat Secretary of State candidate Robin Smith to a debate on the merits of a constitutional amendment that Ashcroft has filed that would allow for the implementation of a photo voter ID law for Missouri.
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.
Missouri House Panel Considers Eliminating Daylight SavingsA Republican lawmaker says Missouri should lead the way in eliminating the annual ritual of switching clocks an hour forward and then back again.
Missouri Lawmakers Try to Appeal Gay Marriage CaseMissouri's Republican legislative leaders are seeking to appeal a court ruling requiring officials to recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states.
Voter Turnout in Missouri Pegged at 35.23 PercentSecretary of State Jason Kander says about 35.23 percent of eligible Missouri voters participated in this year's elections.
Mo. Voters Reject Change In Judicial SelectionMissouri voters have rejected a proposal that would have changed the process of nominating and appointing judges.
Judge Upholds Ballot Summary for Missouri Court MeasureSecretary of State Robin Carnahan wrote the summary that will appear on the Nov. 6 ballot. A lawsuit argued Carnahan's language was unfair and obscured the measure's true effect.
Mo. Lawmakers Debate Lottery for VetsThe proposal by Republican Sheila Solon, of Blue Springs, would allow a new, electronic pull-tab game to help fund veterans' homes.
Bill Dealing with Illinois Public Pensions Moves ForwardA union leader calls it the “wrong medicine” and suggests it won’t matter.