Special Session Begins Monday, Democrats Not EnthusiasticOrdered by the governor, the Missouri Legislature returns to Jefferson City this morning for another special session, its second in recent weeks.
Tougher Discrimination Bill Goes to Missouri Governor NextRepublican Gov. Eric Greitens will receive the legislation on his desk soon. He is likely to sign it.
Sen. Blunt Voices Support and Optimism in Gorsuch NominationAs a guest on the Mark Reardon show, Blunt insisted that there's no viable reason for Democrats to oppose putting Gorsuch on the Supreme Court.
Sen. Claire McCaskill Target of New NRA Campaign AdThe NRA has launched an ad campaign that will run in Missouri and three other states.
St. Louis State Senator Reads From Rapper's Book in FilibusterThe Missouri Senate has tabled a sales tax bill after a senator filibustered it by reading a book about rapper 50 Cent.
Democrats Stall Photo ID Requirement for Missouri VotersRepublicans tabled the legislation Monday after about two hours of debate but said they would bring it up again. A Democratic filibuster last week also halted debate on the bill.
Missouri Panel to Hear Input on Religious-Objections MeasureThe hearing is the first since Senate Democrats staged a failed filibuster against the legislation for 37 hours.
St. Louis-Area Firms Oppose Religious Objections MeasureLeaders from Monsanto, MasterCard and other firms joined Gov. Jay Nixon Friday at the St. Louis Regional Chamber to express opposition to Senate Joint Resolution 39.
Missouri Democrats Continue Stalling SenateThat proposal is now in the House.
Missouri Religious Objections Measure Passes SenateSenators voted 23-7 along party lines to give the measure final approval following the Democratic filibuster, which ground work in the chamber to a halt.
#MoLeg Podcast: Record-Breaking FilibusterIn the first episode of the #MoLeg Podcast, the panel discusses the state senate's record breaking filibuster, Mizzou budget cuts, and more.
Religious Objection Measure Needs 1 Vote to Advance to HouseThe Republican-led Senate gave initial approval early Wednesday to the proposed constitutional amendment after halting a Democratic filibuster that lasted 37 hours.