Governor Signs Mid-Year Budget BoostGov. Jay Nixon on Friday approved the additional spending, of which more than $150 comes from the federal government.
Missouri Lawmaker Asks Students to Rethink Going to MizzouDemocratic Rep. Courtney Allen Curtis of Ferguson said in a statement Thursday he's concerned about the welfare of minority students.
COLUMN: Introduced Bills Aren't Always to Change LawSometimes a bill is introduced to be a "rain maker" to generate a rain of campaign contributions or support from special interests.
Missouri Senate OKs Fuel Tax Hike to Pay for Roads, BridgesThe bill now awaits action in the House, and it would also require voter approval.
Missouri Senate OKs Fuel Tax Hike to Pay for Roads, BridgesMissouri voters rejected a transportation sales tax in 2014, and proposals to increase the state's fuel tax faltered last year.
Illinois Considers Raising Age to Buy Tobacco ProductsThe bill comes as California Gov. Jerry Brown considers whether to sign legislation that would raise the tobacco-buying age to 21 in his state.
St. Louis County Property Tax Hike Would Aid SeniorsCounty Executive Steve Stenger says he expects approval of the legislation next month.
Bill Proposes Raising Age to Buy Tobacco to 21 in IllinoisThe bill is assigned to Senate's Public Health Committee.
Democrats Oppose Abortion Notification BillThe current law requires one parent to approve of an abortion in writing.
Fight Brewing Over Beer Cooler Bill in Missouri LegislatureA fight is brewing in the Missouri Legislature over an unlikely topic: beer coolers.
Legislature: Illinois Revenue to Grow Less Than 1 PercentThe bipartisan Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability's figure released Tuesday is significantly lower than Gov. Bruce Rauner's.
More Chickens May Come Home to Roost in St. LouisSt. Louis residents could keep as many as eight chickens in their backyard, under a bill being considered in the board of aldermen.