The Missouri Legislature convened its 2013 session Wednesday with the largest contingent of Republican lawmakers since the Civil War era.
The scene that unfolded at the Missouri Capitol this past week revealed the pressures and pitfalls of sexual politics in the U.S. — and nowhere have they been more intense recently than in Missouri.
The new law allows employers and health care providers to deny health insurance coverage of contraception and abortion if the employer has a religious objection.
Bills seek to remove “21 & under” caveat, extend ban to all drivers.
Lawmakers have two weeks of work before Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon presents his budget and policy proposals during his annual State of the State.
Missouri lawmakers are preparing a second salvo over the federal health care law.
There has not been enough money in recent years to fully fund the education formula.
Lawmakers return to Springfield this week to resolve a number of outstanding state government issues.
Lawmakers will consider legislation abolishing Missouri’s February 2012 presidential primary election.
Corps of Engineers would be required to drain upstream reservoirs to handle spring rains.