The veto likely will mean the end of requiring failing districts to pay for students to transfer to better-performing ones nearby.
Was Friday’s St. Louis Post-Dispatch story on former Missouri House Speaker John Diehl and a past affair with a Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon staffer newsworthy, and should it have included the name of a possible victim of sexual assault?
Mo., representative says Governor Nixon accepted $50,000 for his veto of the Right to Work bill.
Rauner says the budget lawmakers passed is short by four billion dollars.
Happy hour drink specials have been banned in Illinois since the late 1980s, but they could make a comeback under a measure awaiting the governor’s signature.
Missouri Republicans used their large majorities to send a “right-to-work” measure to Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon on Wednesday but appear to lack the support to override an expected veto.
Schaaf says as long as his “legs will stand up,” he will filibuster.
The Republican governor delivered a rare speech to the Chicago City Council on Wednesday. He said the city’s agenda for fixing its fiscal issues cannot be separate from the state’s own reform efforts. He says it will require shared sacrifice and asked council members to work with him.
State Senator Mike Parson announced Thursday that he will be running for Governor.
A top business priority for Missouri Republicans is heading to Gov. Jay Nixon’s desk, but the measure did not get the number of votes needed to override a potential veto.