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.
Missouri Governor to Propose Budget Amid Financial StrainGov. Greiten's announcement will be made during a visit to a Nixa public school, a break from past governors' traditional announcements during Capitol speeches.
Senate Follows Gov. Greiten's Message Votes Down Lawmaker Pay RaisesSome Missouri senators called the vote to determine their own pay checks a 'conflict of interest,' as Gov. Eric Greitens publicly criticized them for wavering.
Missouri Senate Considers Lawmaker Pay RaisesStatewide elected officials will get 8 percent raises for the next two fiscal years.