Illinois Senate Rejects Rauner's Veto of Anti-Heroin Bill
Rauner Removes Medicaid Coverage from Heroin-Overdose BillGov. Bruce Rauner has returned legislation to the General Assembly that attempts to curtail heroin overdoses, fearing a burdensome cost to the state.
Nixon OKs Savings Accounts for Missourians with DisabilitiesA new Missouri measure aims to help families financially support those with disabilities.
Chesterfield Mercy Health to Lay Off 300Mercy Health officials say challenges from the Affordable Care Act and lack of Medicaid expansion are to blame for the layoffs.
Illinois Survey Supports Tax on Sugary DrinksThe Illinois Alliance to Prevent Obesity wants to raise taxes on sweet tea, sports drinks and other sugary beverages in the state.
A Look at Key Bills from Missouri's 2015 Legislative SessionHere's a look at where some of the major issues stand before Friday's deadline to pass bills.
Missouri Gov. Nixon Signs $26 billion Spending PlanMissouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Friday signed a $26 billion budget for the next fiscal year that would increase basic aid for public K-12 schools.
Missouri House Approves Additional Money for 2015 BudgetGov. Jay Nixon's supplemental spending request for the current fiscal year is moving forward in the Legislature despite concerns from lawmakers.
Missouri Health Care Navigator Law Pre-empted, Court RulesFederally approved health insurance counsellors in Missouri can continue to provide advice about health plans under a federal appeals court decision issued Friday.
Improper Payments by Federal Agencies Reach Record $125BThe payments included tax credits for families that didn't qualify, Medicare payments for treatments that might not have been necessary, and unemployment benefits for people who were actually working.
Long Delays in Missouri's Medicaid ProgramMissourians trying to use a call center to sign up for the state's Medicaid program are running into long delays, prompting nearly half of them to hang up before they get help.
Court Ruling Could Affect Missouri Union FeesMissouri home health care workers could be affected by a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on union fees in Illinois.