Some police chiefs and municipal leaders nationwide want to require police officers and firefighters to have an accompanying physical injury.
Acting up on the job could land Missourians without unemployment benefits, under a measure sent to Gov. Jay Nixon’s desk on April 29.
The St. Louis Police Union called the Chief to complain, and the Chief issued an apology to his officers.
For nearly 20 years, drug felons have been barred from getting food stamps. Now, a bi-partisan bill in the Missouri legislature would return those benefits.
It has grizzly bears, a crescent moon and a bald eagle. It’s the Missouri state flag, and one lawmaker thinks it might be time for a change.
A Missouri House committee is considering legislation that would create a commission to study the state’s official flag.
Cary Ball Jr., 25, was shot and killed by police downtown on April 24, 2013 following a car chase, crash, and foot pursuit.
“The commercialism from Christmas has now creeped into what used to be the most solemn family holiday,” says Rep. Jeff Roorda, D-Barnhart.
“It seems to be the opinion of at least our members that we need more stopping power. Not more firepower but more stopping power,” the Police Association’s Jeff Roorda said.
Announcements came during Democrat Days in Hannibal