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.
Legislation under consideration in Missouri could give emergency workers summoned to duty near Election Day a greater chance of casting absentee ballots.
Missouri’s Republican-led House has passed legislation setting the state’s 2016 presidential primary for March 15.
As legislators prepare to take off for their spring break, a large number of bills are filed so late in the session that there’s no real hope for passage.
Missouri retailers could start selling beer by the bottle under legislation given initial approval in the state Senate.