Missouri House member Rory Ellinger, of St. Louis County, has died after a battle against liver cancer.
An ailing Missouri lawmaker’s bill that would prevent nursing mothers from being penalized for breast-feeding in public or being required to serve on juries gained final legislative approval Monday.
“I think it’s going to go right down to the wire,” says Rep. Mike Colona, D-St. Louis. As for the Missouri Senate, Sen. Joe Keaveny hopes the Senate doesn’t even bring the bill up for a vote.
Rep. Mike Colona, D-. St. Louis, says he feels good about the eventual outcome because stakeholders, including parents and children, will have input.
Democratic Sen. Joe Keaveny wants to increase the fine from $10 to $50 for people caught not wearing seat belts in vehicles.
Sen. Joe Keaveny, of St. Louis, wants the state auditor to analyze the cost of the death penalty.
“Keep in mind, the fine for littering in Missouri is $79.50 so where are our priorities?” Joe Keaveny asked.