Congress Considers Ste. Genevieve for National Parks System``Ste. Genevieve is not only a treasure to us here in Southeast Missouri, but also part of our Missouri heritage and early American identity,'' said Smith, whose southeast Missouri district includes the town.
Lawmakers Pass Prison Options for Juveniles Guilty of MurderUnder the proposal, people who are currently serving a life sentence for first-degree murder committed as a juvenile could get a parole hearing after serving at least 25 years.
Missouri Legislature Sends Photo ID Amendment to VotersDemocrats say such a requirement could disenfranchise thousands of voters who don't have a driver's license or other identifications.
Missouri Senate OKs Bill to Up Asset Cap for MedicaidSenators passed the legislation 29-1 Tuesday, but it heads back to the House because of Senate changes.
Missouri Senate Passes Bill for More Access to PrescriptionsLawmakers' deadline to decide on bills is Friday.
Missouri House Advances 'Personhood' LegislationHouse members voted 112-36 Tuesday to give the legislation initial approval.
Missouri House Passes Legislation to Protect AirbnbBlue Springs Republican Rep. Sheila Solon says the measure would take away local control.
Governor Signs Mid-Year Budget BoostGov. Jay Nixon on Friday approved the additional spending, of which more than $150 comes from the federal government.
Missouri Lawmaker Asks Students to Rethink Going to MizzouDemocratic Rep. Courtney Allen Curtis of Ferguson said in a statement Thursday he's concerned about the welfare of minority students.
COLUMN: Introduced Bills Aren't Always to Change LawSometimes a bill is introduced to be a "rain maker" to generate a rain of campaign contributions or support from special interests.
Missouri Senate OKs Fuel Tax Hike to Pay for Roads, BridgesThe bill now awaits action in the House, and it would also require voter approval.
Missouri Senate OKs Fuel Tax Hike to Pay for Roads, BridgesMissouri voters rejected a transportation sales tax in 2014, and proposals to increase the state's fuel tax faltered last year.

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