A Republican candidate for the Missouri Secretary of State is pushing an initiative petition that would allow the Legislature to require voters to present photo identification at the polls.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is expected to sign the legislation authorizing the $300 fines.
Here’s a look at where some of the major issues stand before Friday’s deadline to pass bills.
Schaaf says as long as his “legs will stand up,” he will filibuster.
Gov. Jay Nixon’s supplemental spending request for the current fiscal year is moving forward in the Legislature despite concerns from lawmakers.
The Missouri legislative session recently heard bills dealing with major Ferguson related issues, but no action was taken.
The Illinois Legislature has approved a plan ending weeks of negotiations over plugging a $1.6 billion hole in this year’s state budget.
Tuesday marks 90 years of horse racing at Fairmount Park. But still looming over the track is whether other forms of gaming will be allowed.
Columbia may be the first city in Missouri to ban single-use plastic bags, and most of the city’s legislative delegation is against the proposed ban.
“We must avoid slipping further behind other states in the quality of our children’s education, the capacity of our economy to grow, and our ability to care for our state’s most vulnerable,” Rauner told members of the General Assembly.”