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Missouri Defends Law Capping Cities' Traffic Ticket RevenueTwelve cities are arguing a state law capping how much revenue municipalities can draw from traffic tickets unfairly singles out the St. Louis area and violates the state constitution.
New Illinois Law Imposes Fine For Minors With E-CigsIllinois law already prohibits selling e-cigarettes to anyone under 18.
Missouri Bill Could Redefine a 'Service Dog' for PTSD VictimsThe word "psychiatric" could be added to protect people who don't have as visible of disabilities.
Webster Groves Joins Lawsuit Against County Police StandardsThe measure is already being challenged in a lawsuit brought by Olivette, Rock Hill and Breckenridge Hills.
Police Sgt. Says Off-Duty Cops Need Guns On NFL Game-DayPresident of the Missouri Fraternal Order of Police is calling on the NFL to let retired and off-duty police officers carry guns into football stadiums.
Was 13-Year-Old's Death Justified Under Mo. Castle Doctrine?Attorney Kevin Jamison, who worked to pass the law, says to legally shoot someone on their property, a person has to be in "reasonable fear of unlawful force."
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."

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