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Kan. Voters’ Limbo Shows Hitch In Citizenship Law

Nearly 15,000 Kansas residents who registered to vote are having their voting rights held up under a new law requiring voters to prove U.S. citizenship.

08/15/2013

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Mo. AG Won’t Appeal Birth Control Ruling

Attorney General Chris Koster says he won’t appeal a federal court ruling striking down a Missouri law that exempted moral objectors from an insurance requirement to cover birth control.

04/11/2013

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Crestwood Requiring Thorough Cleanup of Meth Labs

Crestwood recently passed a law requiring the owner of any structure that housed a meth lab to thoroughly clean it before it can be sold or rented.

01/07/2013

1/4/13-With a host of police officers and other public safety officials at his back, Governor Jay Nixon presents his case for reinstating exemptions to the Missouri Sunshine Law Friday at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. (UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Nixon Seeks Quick Reinstatement Of Sunshine Law Provisions

Exemptions protecting security plans for schools, hospitals, etc. expired at the end of 2012.

01/04/2013

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Missouri Supreme Court Upholds St. Louis Firefighter Law

The state law allowed veteran St. Louis firefighters to live outside the city limits.

11/13/2012

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New Mo. Law Allows Criminals to Be Released Early

The law took effect Tuesday.

08/31/2012

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As Of Today, Missouri’s “Move Over” Law Expands To Include MoDOT Vehicles

Maintenance vehicle flashing amber & white lights now included.

08/28/2012

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New Illinois Law Forces Parents To Report Children’s Disappearance

Law inspired by Caylee Anthony case.

08/25/2012

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Creve Coeur Passes Anti-Discrimination Law

The town’s city council voted unanimously Monday to update a non-discrimination ordinance.

07/24/2012

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback gives a speech supporting Texas Governor and Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry at the Hotel Pattee on Jan. 2, 2012 in Perry, Iowa. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Kansas Governor Signs Bill Banning Islamic Law

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has signed a law aimed at keeping the state’s courts or government agencies from basing decisions on Islamic or other foreign legal codes, and a national Muslim group’s spokesman said Friday that a court challenge is likely.

05/26/2012

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