Dems Invite Immigrants to Trump's First Address to CongressAn effort to put a face on those who could be hurt by the Republican's policies.
Measure Allowing Travelers to Drink at Airport Gates Moves ForwardThe measure would allow drinks from bars and restaurants to be finished elsewhere in the airport.
Greitens Wants to Use Tobacco Money to Reverse Medicaid CutsWants to use some of the money from Missouri's settlement with tobacco companies to restore most of the budget cuts he'd proposed for in-home services.
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
Democrats Ask Greitens to Allow Expanded Family LeaveThe governor supports family leave for state employees and the administration is reviewing the proposed rule changes.
Missouri House Pushes Real ID Compliance Measure ForwardWithout complaint licenses, Missourians won't be able to use state identification to board airplanes or visit some federal facilities starting in January 2018.
Missouri Lawmakers Push Public Construction RestrictionsMissouri lawmakers are moving forward with proposals to end union-only contracts in public construction.
Illinois AG to Appeal Denial of Request to Halt Worker PayAttorney General Lisa Madigan said she will appeal the judge's ruling, noting the state's constitution requires an enacted appropriation for state spending.
Illinois Lawmakers Declare October 'Zombie Preparedness Month'There's still no budget in place, but Illinois lawmakers have taken decisive action concerning - the Zombie Apocalypse.
Illinois Senate Returns, Promises to Push Budget DealLawmakers' feud with Gov. Rauner has kept the state from approving a budget for nearly two years.
Do Most States Need Various Symbols? Maybe NotA measure in the Illinois Senate would get rid of most state symbols.
Right to Work Not the End of Missouri Labor BillsMissouri Republican lawmakers plan to pursue numerous other labor-related bills during the final three months of the legislative session.