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.
Kander: Time for Legislature to Pass Medical Marijuana LawKander came out in support of medical marijuana in a statement through the secretary of state's office, not his Senate campaign.
State Senator Says Boeing Shouldn't Get Missouri Tax CreditsA Missouri state senator says a company that employs about 15,000 people in the St. Louis area should be disqualified from receiving tax credits or investments because it is doing business with Iran.
Illinois Governor Donates $100K to Missouri GOP CandidateA state campaign finance report filed Friday shows Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and his wife Diana made the contribution on Thursday.
The Latest: Missouri Bill for E-Verify Exceptions FailsMissouri lawmakers have failed to enact a bill to allow for exceptions to a requirement that some businesses use the federal E-Verify program to check whether job applicants are authorized to work in the U.S.