Nixon Signs Bill to Connect Prisons, Hospitals to Local FoodMissouri Gov. Jay Nixon has signed legislation to expand a state program aimed at serving locally grown food in school cafeterias.
Man Charged After Allegedly Trying to Scam Missouri GovernorA Michigan man who allegedly tried to collect fake debts from Gov. Jay Nixon has been charged with a felony for alleged deceptive business practices.
Missouri Law to Expand Crime of Sex Trafficking to Cover AdsNixon's office said state law currently doesn't comprehensively address advertising someone for sex trafficking.
Nixon Signs Bill For More Access To Anti-Overdose MedicineResidents soon will be able to carry medicine to counter heroin overdoses without a prescription under a new law signed Tuesday by Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon.
Nixon Signs Bill to Limit Missouri Cities' Profit from FinesThe bill signed Friday builds on efforts that gained momentum after the August 2014 fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson.
Illinois Borrows Millions for Building Despite Budget MessIllinois borrowed $550 million Thursday for construction projects, taking advantage of historically low interest rates as the state approaches one full year with a budget.
Rauner Asks Voters to Beseech Democrats for Budget ActionLawmakers adjourned their spring session May 31 without reaching a budget deal with Rauner for the second straight year.
Injectors to Fight Allergic Reactions Under Gov. Rauner's ReviewThe measure is named after Annie LeGere, a 13-year-old Elmhurst girl who died after having a severe allergic reaction at a sleepover, The Chicago Tribune reports.
State Board Approves Remap Item for Ballot, Pending LawsuitA measure that would let Illinois voters decide if an independent commission should draw political boundaries inched closer to the November ballot.
Clay Pushes EPA, Army Corps Transfer for Westlake LandfillMissouri Congressman Lacy Clay is backing a plan to transfer the cleanup duties from the EPA to the Army Corps of Engineers.
Nixon Signs Bill to Cut College Costs for Military MembersTo get in-state tuition, students currently must get a full-time job or live in Missouri for a year and meet other requirements.
Rauner Vetoes $3.9B in Spending for Colleges, Human ServicesThe Republican said the bill would spend more than $3 billion of money the state doesn't have.

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