Newly signed legislation will expand access to food stamps in Illinois.
With the fall semester set to begin in weeks for many Missouri colleges and universities, students whose parents brought them illegally to the U.S. still face uncertainty regarding financial aid for the upcoming school year.
Hazel Erby says her bill would raise the St. Louis County minimum wage to $10 per hour in 2016
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation to end mandatory sentences of life without parole for juveniles.
Illinois lawmakers sent a stop-gap budget plan Wednesday to Gov. Bruce Rauner, who will likely dismiss the one piece to emerge from a flurry of Capitol activity, which did little to move the state toward a yearlong spending agreement.
Here’s a look at some of the measures Governor Nixon signed or allowed to become law Tuesday.
Bobcat hunting season will be open in Illinois from November 1 to February 15.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Friday vetoed legislation that would have blocked cities from raising local wages and restricting use of plastic bags, a move Nixon called a “power grab” by state lawmakers.
Nixon: “Under this bill, cops will stop being revenue agents and go back to being cops.”
Nixon signed a bill to require insurers to cover eating disorders beyond the point of a person getting back to a certain weight.