Two Illinois Senators Push For Ethics LegislationTwo downstate Illinois senators are unveiling legislation that bans agency directors from campaigning for political candidates.
McCulloch Speaks on Missouri Gun LegislationCurrently in Missouri, if you have no prior convictions, are over 18 and in your own vehicle - you can have a gun.
Illinois Joins State Bans on Judges Routinely Shackling KidsThe rule changes in Illinois stress that the default position by judges should not be to shackle children and that an order to restrain a child defendant can only be issued after a judge determines they pose a threat to himself or herself or to others.
Slay May Ask Lawmakers to Bring Back Red Light Cameras"I'm for the red light cameras, they do make those intersections safer - they do," Slay says. "The people that don't like it, are the ones getting the tickets."
Defense Chief: 9/11 Bill Could Be Devastating to U.S. MilitaryLegislation that would allow the families of Sept. 11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia for allegedly backing the terrorists who carried out the attacks could be devastating to the U.S. military.
Backers Fight to Get Medical Marijuana on Missouri BallotSecretary of State Jason Kander has said the measure was 2,242 short of the needed signatures.
The Latest: Missouri Bill for E-Verify Exceptions FailsMissouri lawmakers have failed to enact a bill to allow for exceptions to a requirement that some businesses use the federal E-Verify program to check whether job applicants are authorized to work in the U.S.
Rauner Signs Bill to Punish Trafficking Guns into IllinoisFirearm traffickers in Illinois will be punished with sentences of up to 30 years in prison under the bill.
Illinois Governor Vetoes Prison Room and Board LawsuitThey proposed the legislation saying the practice is unfair, overly punitive and Illinois collects less from the lawsuits than it costs to pursue them.
Rauner Signs 'Gabby's Law,' New Rules for Treating SepsisGov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation named for a 5-year-old Illinois girl that will require hospitals to be better prepared to treat patients with sepsis or septic shock.
Final Testimony Wednesday in Trial of Missouri Clergy ProtestersThose protesters, sometimes called the Medicaid 23, each face up to $500 in fines and up to six months behind bars.
Case Against Capitol Protesters Moves Forward in MissouriProsecutors are moving forward with a case against 23 clergy members arrested after participating in a Missouri Senate protest.