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.
Two Illinois Senators Push For Ethics LegislationTwo downstate Illinois senators are unveiling legislation that bans agency directors from campaigning for political candidates.
McCulloch Speaks on Missouri Gun LegislationCurrently in Missouri, if you have no prior convictions, are over 18 and in your own vehicle - you can have a gun.
Case Against "Citizen Lobbyist" DismissedThe Missouri Ethics Commission fined Ron Calzone $1,000 and ordered him to stop trying to influence potential state legislation.
Defense Chief: 9/11 Bill Could Be Devastating to U.S. MilitaryLegislation that would allow the families of Sept. 11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia for allegedly backing the terrorists who carried out the attacks could be devastating to the U.S. military.

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