Republican Sen. Brian Nieves, of Washington, withdrew Thursday after initially filing for re-election.
As legislators prepare to take off for their spring break, a large number of bills are filed so late in the session that there’s no real hope for passage.
Students from Normandy schools in St. Louis County are asking Missouri lawmakers to save their school district.
Missouri’s House voted to be the last state to tax cell phone’s for 911 calls.
Missouri hunters would be allowed to trespass to retrieve their hunting dogs under a measure presented to a legislative committee.
The bill would extend the amount of time between a woman’s doctor visit and her procedure to 72 hours. Missouri now has a 24-hour waiting period.
In this year’s session, there have been signs that some seek to return to an era when policy overrode politics.
Missouri retailers could start selling beer by the bottle under legislation given initial approval in the state Senate.
No action taken in committee
A recent decline in Missouri’s casino revenues is raising questions among lawmakers about the extent to which the state can continue to rely on gambling revenue.