St. Louis Public Defender Calls for More AttorneysMary Fox says her office handles about 100 jury trials a year with a team of 20 public defenders.
Connecticut, Other States Look to Stop Child MarriagesLegislation that attempts to end or curb child marriage has been proposed this year in New Jersey, New Hampshire, New York, Texas, Missouri, Maryland and Pennsylvania.
Bill Would Mandate E-verify Checks for Missouri BusinessesCurrent state law requires businesses with government contracts, tax breaks or grants to use the free E-verify progra
Abortion Bill Gains Approval in Board of AldermenThe bill would prohibit discrimination based on a person's reproductive health decisions or pregnancy.
Missouri Gun Sales Increase While Permits DecreasePermits are still available to gun owners wanting to travel to other states with different rules or those who want gun safety education.
UPDATE: Missouri House Gives Initial Approval to Right-to-WorkThe House voted 101-58 Wednesday to give initial approval to the bill, which would ban mandatory union fees. The bill needs another House vote before it can move to the Senate.
Lawsuit Filed by Man Arrested For Flag Burning, Posting Photos to FacebookHe said he carefully planned his demonstration to protest racial discrimination, poverty and other injustices, and then posted six photographs of his actions on Facebook.
Right-to-Work Bill Advances in Missouri HouseHouse Economic Development Committee members voted 8-4 in favor of the bill Wednesday.
Anti Right-to-Work Leaders Prepare For Greiten's Promised ChangeThe Gov.-elect is vowing to sign a right-to-work bill into law, barring mandatory union fees.
Missouri Senator Wants Harsh Penalties for Assaulting PoliceSen. Doug Libla's announcement comes three days after a St. Louis police sergeant was shot twice in the face while he sat in traffic in a marked police vehicle.
Kander: Time for Legislature to Pass Medical Marijuana LawKander came out in support of medical marijuana in a statement through the secretary of state's office, not his Senate campaign.
Teens React to Tobacco 21 LawNow that "Tobacco 21" is the law, how are teens reacting?