A Glance at New Laws Missouri Legislators Voted to EnactMissouri's Republican-led Legislature overrode Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon's vetoes on 13 bills.
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.
Nixon: Claims Against Missouri Lawmaker 'Deeply Troubling'Missouri's Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon says the claims raise questions about LeVota's ability to serve in office.
Bill Would Allow St. Louis City to Re-Enter St. Louis CountyChappelle-Nadal says the bill would save the region millions because it would stop the duplication of services between the city and county.
Koster Walking Fine Line Between Personal Position and Duties of OfficeHe is a supporter of gay marriage, but Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster says he will ask the Missouri Supreme Court to overturn a lower court ruling this week that clears the way for gay marriage in the state.
Challenge to Gay Marriage Ban Heads to TrialA legal challenge to Missouri's gay marriage ban returned to court in St. Louis Monday and appears to be headed to trial next month.
Rally Planned Against Missouri Farming MeasureOpponents are planning to rally at the Missouri Capitol against a proposed amendment to the state Constitution establishing a "right to farm.''
Lake St. Louis Rep. Wants AG Koster's Opinion on Same-Sex PolicyGov. Nixon has directed Missouri's Department of Revenue to accept joint tax returns from same-sex couples who were legally married in other states.
Missouri High Court Upholds School Transfer LawThe ruling focused on a case in which a parent wanted the then-unaccredited St. Louis Public School District to foot the bill for her children to attend the neighboring Clayton schools.
Sinquefield Puts $100K More Into Teacher Evaluation PlanThe Missouri businessman has put an additional $100,000 into a potential ballot initiative limiting teacher contracts and requiring schools to use a performance-based evaluation system for staff.
O'Fallon Council Weighs Gun Rights LawThe bill would declare any federal, state or local laws prohibiting guns to be in violation of the U.S. and Missouri constitutions, rendering them invalid.
'Right To Farm' To Be Guaranteed By Missouri AmendmentSome lawmakers said they fear the proposed constitutional right to farm could challenge regulations on puppy mills.