Suit Challenges Missouri Law Limiting Municipal Court FinesThe lawsuit, filed in Cole County, challenges the 4-month-old measure that was the first significant step taken by state lawmakers to address concerns raised after the August 2014 police shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson.
Illinois is Fracking Ready, But No One is Doing ItA new survey from Southern Illinois University's Paul Simon Institute suggests it's not welcome anymore.
2 Petitions Planned to Ease Missouri Marijuana LawsSupporters think 2016 will be the year Missouri joins 23 other states and the District of Columbia in approving medical marijuana for more than just some Epileptic patients.
Illinois Tenants Can No Longer be Evicted For Calling the PoliceIn many Illinois cities a property owner can evict if a person calls for police too often, that will change on November 19.
Judge Denies Temporary Restraining OrderA judge has denied a request for a temporary restraining order for the city's new minimum wage law.
Missouri Abortion Licensing Law Splits GOP, Health OfficialsA state legislature says a Department of Health Director is "playing games with the statue."
New Law Will Allow Cameras in Illinois Nursing Homes A new Illinois law will allow cameras in nursing home rooms.
Missouri Supreme Court: Felon-in-Possession Law StandsThe Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld a state law banning felons from possessing firearms, ruling that it does not violate a constitutional right to bear arms.
Gov. Rauner Signs Lawmakers' Rejected Pay HikeGov. Bruce Rauner has signed a law barring Illinois lawmakers from receiving a pay raise this year.
TIAM Sunday August 9thPolice and the law a year after Michael Brown. Blues and Cardinals birthdays. Fantastic Four. Oklahoma. Sneezes.
Ashcroft Challenges Democrat Robin Smith to Debate on Voter ID Proposal Secretary of State candidate Jay Ashcroft, R-St. Louis, challenged Democrat Secretary of State candidate Robin Smith to a debate on the merits of a constitutional amendment that Ashcroft has filed that would allow for the implementation of a photo voter ID law for Missouri.
Students Need Doctor's Approval After a ConcussionIllinois elementary, middle and high school students that suffer concussions, now need a doctor’s permission before returning to school.