All Missouri employers would be required to use a federal verification system to check employees’ legal resident status under legislation introduced Monday that’s aimed at curbing the number of immigrants working illegally in the state.
Sen. Schmitt has submitted legislation that would allow only 10 percent of a city’s budget to be derived from traffic fines. The law currently allows 30 percent.
State party chairs doing last-minute pitches for candidates.
Following a fatal police shooting that has fueled weeks of protests, Missouri lawmakers could consider legislation that would remove local prosecutors from decisions about whether to charge police involved in deadly shootings.
Some lawmakers are trying to curb the power of organized labor, but want to avoid upsetting some key political constituencies, namely police and firefighters.
Lawmakers for years have debated proposals that would make helmets optional.
The legislation would create new classes of felonies and misdemeanors, and it would reorganize crimes to fit the new penalty structure.
The bill would allow use of a cannabis extract by people whose epilepsy is not relieved by other types of treatments.
Missouri senators have endorsed legislation that could lead to the development of a preschool rating system by private or nonprofit groups.
The Missouri House approved legislation Thursday aimed at shielding gyms, fitness centers and others from sales taxes, with lawmakers contending the state’s tax laws have been applied in ways never intended.