Missouri Legislature Passes Regulations for Herbicide Use
Missouri House Votes for Local Lobbyist Gift BanIt would prevent any local government official, including superintendents or charter school operators, from accepting lobbyist gifts.
Connecticut, Other States Look to Stop Child MarriagesLegislation that attempts to end or curb child marriage has been proposed this year in New Jersey, New Hampshire, New York, Texas, Missouri, Maryland and Pennsylvania.
Missouri House Passes Change to Tort LawsuitsIt would limit plaintiffs' ability to combine lawsuits and require plaintiffs to individually establish a venue where a case is heard.
City Mayors, Lawmakers at Odds Over Minimum Wage IncreaseThe legislation was filed last week in response to a Missouri Supreme Court ruling upholding the city's law raising the minimum wage from $7.70 to $10 an hour.
Cemetery Vandalism Could Lead To Hate Crime Registry In University CityBIll sponsor Rod Jennings: "I would hope that somebody thinking about (vandalism) would realize this will follow them for life".
Illinois Lawmakers Declare October 'Zombie Preparedness Month'There's still no budget in place, but Illinois lawmakers have taken decisive action concerning - the Zombie Apocalypse.
Lawmakers Aim to Make Obama's Birthday a Holiday in IllinoisUnder a Senate bill co-sponsored by Democratic Sen. Jacqueline Collins, ``Barack Obama Day'' would be commemorative.
Senate Follows Gov. Greiten's Message Votes Down Lawmaker Pay RaisesSome Missouri senators called the vote to determine their own pay checks a 'conflict of interest,' as Gov. Eric Greitens publicly criticized them for wavering.
Missouri House Approves Regulations for Uber, LyftThe bill would outline statewide regulations, such as a $5,000 fee, background checks and vehicle inspections.
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.