An Illinois lawmaker wants a soda tax as part of an effort to promote healthy living.
The father of a man exonerated for murder is focused on eyewitness identification procedures.
New legislation is being proposed after an incident where a reporter attempted to test school security.
A group of Republicans in the Illinois House are looking to attack the issue of heroin abuse.
The first bill being considered by a Missouri House committee this year would prohibit the payment of union fees from being a condition of employment.
The Chicago Democrat told reporters Wednesday that it’s a matter of logistics for planning an event that will involve numerous activists and advocates involved in lobbying for the measure.
Democratic Rep. Greg Harris of Chicago addressed House members Tuesday on the floor before the bill was to be called for a vote.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has signed seven bills dealing with the military and veterans.
Missouri motorcyclists would benefit from several bills awaiting the governor’s signature this year.
Missouri House members gave the legislation final approval 149-1 on Monday. It now goes to Gov. Jay Nixon.