Blunt, Wagner, McCaskill and Clay Take Action on Burning LandfillSen. Roy Blunt and Congresswoman Ann Wagner introduced legislation to appoint Army Corps of Engineers as lead jurisdictional agency to handle unauthorized dumping of radioactive wastes at West Lake Landfill in 1973.
Illinois Senator Wants to Give Veterans a Paid Vacation DayIllinois State Sen. John Mulroe says it's not right for veterans to still have to work on a day we honor them.
Fast Food Workers to Strike for $15/Hr WagesFast food workers in St. Louis will join thousands of others across America in another strike for a wage increase to $15 an hour.
Missouri GOP Lawmakers Brainstorm New Abortion LegislationMembers of a House committee Wednesday floated ways to revamp state policy after reviewing abortion practices in Missouri for months.
Police Chief Blames Aldermen for No New OfficersSt. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson is standing firm - the Board of Aldermen is the reason more police officers haven’t been hired.
Illinois Schools Back Rauner's Plan to Undo School MandatesThe plan is to eliminate state mandates that they say sometimes forces them to lay off reading instructors.
Rauner Wins Labor Fight; Illinois House Fails OverrideGov. Bruce Rauner won a victory over a Democratic majority Wednesday when the Illinois House failed to override his veto of legislation designed to prevent a strike or lockout if union contract negotiations break down.
Legislatures Confident in Stopping State Bonds for NFL StadiumNixon's Administration Commissioner says he doesn't know if the state can be sued for not funding the bond payments.
Rauner Removes Medicaid Coverage from Heroin-Overdose BillGov. Bruce Rauner has returned legislation to the General Assembly that attempts to curtail heroin overdoses, fearing a burdensome cost to the state.
McCaskill, Richardson on 'Dress Code' as Response to Harassment AllegationsU.S. Senator Claire McCaskill sent letters to Missouri Representatives Bill Kidd and Nick King on Tuesday, following reports that the legislators were considering instituting a dress code for interns as part of a response to allegations of sexual harassment against interns.
Rauner on Union-Strike Veto: 'Let Me Do My Job'Imploring them to "let me do my job,'' Gov. Bruce Rauner asked Illinois lawmakers Tuesday not to undo his veto of a measure authorizing an unelected arbitrator to decide a potential labor-negotiation stalemate.
Illinois Governor Signs Police Guidelines for Body CamerasGov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation making Illinois among the first states to establish a comprehensive plan addressing police procedures including body cameras.