Illinois Lawmakers Declare October 'Zombie Preparedness Month'There's still no budget in place, but Illinois lawmakers have taken decisive action concerning - the Zombie Apocalypse.
Lawmakers Aim to Make Obama's Birthday a Holiday in IllinoisUnder a Senate bill co-sponsored by Democratic Sen. Jacqueline Collins, ``Barack Obama Day'' would be commemorative.
Senate Follows Gov. Greiten's Message Votes Down Lawmaker Pay RaisesSome Missouri senators called the vote to determine their own pay checks a 'conflict of interest,' as Gov. Eric Greitens publicly criticized them for wavering.
Missouri House Approves Regulations for Uber, LyftThe bill would outline statewide regulations, such as a $5,000 fee, background checks and vehicle inspections.
Missouri Lawmakers Take First Steps Toward Right to WorkRepublican Gov. Eric Greitens' support for the proposal means it likely will become law this year.
Nasheed Won't Run for St. Louis MayorShe says there's too much work to do on the state level, especially now that Republicans control the governor's mansion.
MU Panel Wants Changes to Tuition ApproachOne of the recommendations directed toward lawmakers was to overhaul a 2007 law prohibiting state schools from raising tuition more than the Consumer Price Index annually.
Illinois Governor Signs Law Giving IDs to Released InmatesIllinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation ensuring that people released from prison receive a valid state identification card before departing.
Bills Proposed to Make Attacks on Police Hate CrimesRepublican Rep. Marsha Haefner's bill would consider certain offenses hate crimes if they were committed because the victim worked as an officer or first responder.
Illinois House OKs Exelon Subsidy Plan, Moves to SenateProponents say it will cost consumers less than 25 cents a month in exchange for reliable power and saved jobs.
Last-Minute Exelon Subsidy Plan Goes to Illinois House FloorThe Energy Committee voted 9-1 late Wednesday evening to advance the legislation that funnels $235 million a year to power-producing giant Exelon Corp. for 13 years.
Right to Work Priority for Missouri GOP Lawmakers, GreitensGreitens met Thursday with Republican lawmakers, as well as current Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon to plan his transition to leadership.

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