The bill sponsored by Chappelle-Nadal would not allow recipients to use public assistant to buy tobacco, alcohol, or go to games or strip clubs.
Gov. Jay Nixon’s administration is under fire after the Missouri State Highway Patrol spent nearly $6 million purchasing a new King Air aircraft.
Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal, D-University City, has proposed a bill that would create an offense for failing to prevent an illegal firearm possession.
The American Conservative Union has been rating members of Congress on a conservative-to-liberal scale for decades.
Despite filibuster, bill gets first round approval.
Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal, spoke against the bill for about 10 hours Wednesday.
Missouri’s Legislative Black Caucus is in opposition of a bill they say will eliminate years of progress for civil rights and discrimination protection for employees.
“What this bill does is make everyone outside this chamber unequal,” Chappelle-Nadal said