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Rauner: Changing Rules for State-Bought Goods Can Save $514MRauner is urging lawmakers to pass legislation he said will reduce the time it takes to buy products by eliminating redundant steps in the procurement process.
Missouri Lawmakers Debate Restricting Abortion MethodsAbortion rights advocates called the bill an unconstitutional, political intrusion in the doctor-patient relationship that would make abortions less safe.
Fire Marshall Pushes for Barriers on Highway in St. CharlesThe campaign to install cable barriers along a stretch of Highway 61 in St. Charles County is gathering steam.
The Latest: Madigan Says He's Open to New Pension DealHouse Speaker Michael Madigan says he's open to considering a new pension overhaul and is ``anxious'' to see legislation.
Missouri Senate Moves Toward Banning Traffic Ticket QuotasSenators voted Wednesday to finalize the language of a bill forbidding law enforcement agencies or other government entities from requiring employees to write a certain number of citations.
Missouri Lawmakers Consider Concealed Weapons in CollegesA Senate committee heard testimony Wednesday on two bills that would expand gun access on campuses.
Missouri Bill Would Require Free Speech Class in CollegeDepartment of Communication assistant professor Melissa Click was charged with misdemeanor assault Monday after a run-in with a student photographer and a videographer in November.
Missouri Lawmakers Consider Welfare Verification BillThe bill's critics say it's a way to take away people's benefits under the pretense of efficiency and combating fraud.
Missouri Lawmakers Pan Governor's Mid-Year Budget RequestBudget officials said Medicaid accounted for about three-quarters of the budget request.
Voter ID Proposals Move Forward in Missouri HouseIn a voice vote, lawmakers finalized the language of a bill and a constitutional amendment aimed at requiring a photo ID to vote.
Nixon Focuses on Ethics in Final State of the State SpeechNixon cited big checks to candidates from donors and lobbyist gifts as giving the perception of undue influence on public officials.
Ban on Lobbyist Gifts Passes Missouri House CommitteeGifts from lobbyists to lawmakers are unlimited under current law.

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