Missouri Senate Votes To Up Funding For Public K-12 SchoolsSenators were split on whether to give the extra money to K-12 schools while state revenues are lagging.
LGBT Anti-Discrimination Legislation Stalled in MissouriIt's legal now in Missouri to fire someone or evict them from an apartment if they are gay, and efforts by some state lawmakers to outlaw such discrimination are dwindling as the session nears a close.
Missouri House Votes to Extend Donations to Organ Donor FundA proposal to extend a tax checkoff program for organ donations after an emotional speech from a representative with a personal connection to the fund.
Uber, Lyft Regulations Pass Missouri SenateThe proposal would require the companies to pay a $5,000 licensing fee, conduct driver background checks and vehicle inspections, along with other requirements.
Missouri House Passes Bill to Allow Industrial Hemp FarmingMissouri would legalize and regulate growing industrial hemp under a proposal that's passed the state House.
Rauner: Stopping State-Worker Paychecks Would Hurt FamiliesThe Republican governor filed an appellate-court brief Friday arguing that Democrat Madigan should have acted sooner.
Missouri Governor Signs Change to Expert Witness VettingA move he touted as a way to boost the economy by improving the legal climate for businesses in the state.
Missouri Legislature Passes Regulations for Herbicide Use
Missouri House Votes for Local Lobbyist Gift BanIt would prevent any local government official, including superintendents or charter school operators, from accepting lobbyist gifts.
Connecticut, Other States Look to Stop Child MarriagesLegislation that attempts to end or curb child marriage has been proposed this year in New Jersey, New Hampshire, New York, Texas, Missouri, Maryland and Pennsylvania.
Missouri House Passes Change to Tort LawsuitsIt would limit plaintiffs' ability to combine lawsuits and require plaintiffs to individually establish a venue where a case is heard.
City Mayors, Lawmakers at Odds Over Minimum Wage IncreaseThe legislation was filed last week in response to a Missouri Supreme Court ruling upholding the city's law raising the minimum wage from $7.70 to $10 an hour.