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.
Rauner Hopes Obama Speech Will Foster CompromiseThe president's schedule to speak at a joint session of the legislature on February 10th - Rauner says it will be interesting to hear what Obama has to say.
Nixon Believes Bill Against Earnings Tax to Fall ShortGovernor Nixon has some words of comfort for St. Louis budget planners afraid the legislature might try to get rid of the city earnings tax.
Illinois Lawmakers Call New Gun Ownership Bill 'Common Sense'No guns if you have been adjudged to be mentally ill, or are on the no-fly list.
McCaskill Donates $10K for Sexual Harassment ResourcesMcCaskill, who said she dealt with sexual harassment when she interned at the state Legislature, applauded lawmakers' recent efforts to address the culture in Jefferson City.
21 Missouri Senators Oppose Nixon's Stadium BondsThey say without a public vote they won't support the bonds, KMOX's correspondent isn't confident the bonds will sell.
Gov. Rauner Signs Lawmakers' Rejected Pay HikeGov. Bruce Rauner has signed a law barring Illinois lawmakers from receiving a pay raise this year.
Nixon Calls for Ethics Law Changes After Two Lawmakers ResignMissouri's Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon said Tuesday that state ethics laws need to be revamped in light of accusations that led to the resignations of two state lawmakers this year.

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