Rauner Asks Voters to Beseech Democrats for Budget ActionLawmakers adjourned their spring session May 31 without reaching a budget deal with Rauner for the second straight year.
Missouri Panel Considers More Gun Access on College CampusesThe bill would only apply to public colleges and universities and includes exceptions for areas on campus with grade school children, some sporting events and hospitals.
AP Sunshine Requests Denied by Legislative LeadersHouse Minority Leader Jake Hummel was the only one of Missouri's top four lawmakers to provide the information.
Ban on Lobbyist Gifts Passes Missouri House CommitteeGifts from lobbyists to lawmakers are unlimited under current law.
More Legislators Back a Renewed Death Penalty in IllinoisSome state legislators believe a heftier penalty should be set for killers of children or law enforcement.
The Latest on the Missouri Legislative SessionLawmakers have rejected an effort to make Missouri the 26th right-to-work state.
Statehouse Sex Scandals Carry Public Costs and ConsequencesIt's as if politicians have forgotten the lessons of former President Bill Clinton, who was impeached in 1998 — but ultimately remained in office — after being accused of lying about his sexual relationship with a White House intern.
McCaskill, Richardson on 'Dress Code' as Response to Harassment AllegationsU.S. Senator Claire McCaskill sent letters to Missouri Representatives Bill Kidd and Nick King on Tuesday, following reports that the legislators were considering instituting a dress code for interns as part of a response to allegations of sexual harassment against interns.
Lawmakers Concerned About Public Funding for New StadiumThe effort to block Nixon has failed in the legislature. State Sen. Eric Schmitt says he can’t make a decision on public funding for the stadium until there’s an actual financing package presented for consideration.
Missouri Lawmaker Says He Helps Others Hide Lobbyist GiftsAn ethics complaint has been filed against a Missouri House member who says he has helped other lawmakers hide lobbyist gifts from required public reporting.
Officers May Face Restrictions Using Deadly ForceThe officer related shooting in South Carolina that led to murder charges against the officer would be legal in Missouri, but that could change.
Ride-Sharing Companies Lobby in Jeff City; Taxi Commission Won't BudgeTaxies are still your only choice in St. Louis, which is now the largest city in the country without any ride-sharing services, and Uber and Lyft are all the rage across the country.

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