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.
Missouri Lawmakers Pass $3.4B in Basic Aid For K-12 SchoolsGreitens recommended a slight increase, but his plan would have fallen about $45 million short of the law's funding target.
Lawmakers Approve Transfer of Historic Missouri Prison SiteThe bill allows the transfer, sale or conveyance of nearly 32 acres of old prison grounds near the Capitol.
Budget Tensions Rise in Jefferson CityMissouri's Senate is expected to take up its version of the state's budget this week after a closed-door meeting late last week by the governor with legislative leaders and budget chairs.
Statewide Ride-Hailing Legislation Heads to Gov. GreitensGreitens has called the measure a "job creator" -- it easily passed the legislature.
Missouri House Advances Plan for $242M in Extra SpendingAbout $45 million would come from state general revenue, with the rest coming from federal and other funds.
Media Again Criticizes Gov. Greitens for Lack of Accessibility"This is a governor who is inaccessible in ways that I haven't encountered in nearly a half-a-century," says Phill Brooks, KMOX.
Missouri House Votes for Restrictions on Child MarriagesUnder current law, children ages 15-17 can get married with permission from a parent, and those younger than 15 need approval from a judge.
Greitens OKs Paid Parental Leave for Some State WorkersThe executive order will grant up to six weeks paid leave for primary caregivers and three weeks for secondary caregivers to spend time with newborn or adopted children.
Missouri House Passes Change to Tort LawsuitsIt would limit plaintiffs' ability to combine lawsuits and require plaintiffs to individually establish a venue where a case is heard.
Lawmakers Question Response to Missouri Prisons ComplaintsMissouri lawmakers on Thursday questioned the timing of administrators' response to claims of widespread harassment in state prisons, an issue that's spurred outrage among some elected officials and led to a House review.
Trump Supporters Rally in Jefferson CityEvent was one similar to others held Saturday at state capitols around the U.S.