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.”
Gov. Jay Nixon is planning to tour the nooks and crannies of the Missouri Capitol to get a firsthand look at repairs that could be financed through a bonding plan.
The Illinois Supreme Court decided Thursday not to immediately consider whether voters should get a chance to limit terms for state legislators.
If you sense that Missouri government has become unable to resolve major state problems, take a look at the agenda facing your state lawmakers after they returned from their spring break.
Missouri’s Capitol will be quieter this week as state lawmakers take a weeklong spring break.
A bill to expand gambling in Illinois will once again be considered by the General Assembly.
An Illinois state senator wants to eliminate ticket quotas for police performance evaluations.
The House General Laws Committee was urged to prohibit landlords from restricting firearms on rented property.
Plans to update a dilapidated state mental health facility were stalled by a filibuster during a Senate hearing.