Report: Illinois' Unpaid Bills Could Reach $14B Next YearThe temporary budget agreement between Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democrats who run the Legislature adds to the state's fiscal problems.
Nixon Appoints 3 New Curators to Lead University of MissouriMissouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Wednesday appointed three new members to the board of curators.
Nixon Pushing Back on Newly Passed Tax BreaksThe biggest disagreement between Nixon and legislative researchers is over an income tax deduction for federal agricultural disaster payments.
Missouri House Speaker Proud of First Legislative SessionTodd Richardson hopes a new bill to give businesses "religious freedom" another go next year.
Missouri Senate Republicans Blast Planned Parenthood RulingLawmakers argued that they had a right to question a state-funded hospital's decision to provide such privileges.
Voter ID Measure Passes Missouri SenateSenators voted 24-8 along party lines Wednesday to pass a constitutional amendment that would allow for such a law.
Missouri House Passes Guidelines on Embryo Custody BattlesThe measure now goes to the Senate.
Missouri House Advances Bill to Expand Castle Doctrine LawDemocratic opponents say the legislation encourages use of deadly force.
Missouri Lawmakers Send Ethics Bill to GovernorHours after the Missouri Senate sent legislation to Gov. Jay Nixon aimed at clamping down the state's loose ethics laws, senators voted for a provision to strip a gift ban from a bill that was intended to bar lobbyist gifts to lawmakers.
Missouri Legislature Passes Bill to Cap School Funding GoalThe House voted 116-38 Tuesday to send the bill to Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon, who has said he opposes the move and appears apt to veto it.
Missouri House Votes to Override Governor's Budget LimitsLawmakers voted Wednesday to release $575,000 for the Missouri Scholars and Fine Arts academies, two summer programs for gifted students.
Missouri Legislation Could Hike Ameren RatesAttorney John Coffman encourages ratepayers to call their lawmaker and tell them they are against Senate Bill 1028.

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