With only weeks left in the legislative session, senators considered a House-passed bill that would nullify any federal attempt to limit gun ownership in Missouri.
An early voting initiative petition is prompting a Missouri lawmaker to propose another version that could lead to voters deciding between competing plans.
The Missouri House approved legislation Thursday aimed at shielding gyms, fitness centers and others from sales taxes, with lawmakers contending the state’s tax laws have been applied in ways never intended.
Missouri House member Rory Ellinger, of St. Louis County, has died after a battle against liver cancer.
Missouri voters would be asked to approve a 1-cent sales tax to fund roads, bridges and other modes of transportation under a measure endorsed Tuesday by the state House.
The Republican-led Missouri House took another step Monday in a repeat bid to require labor organizations to ask public employees every year to agree to have union fees automatically deducted from their paychecks.
Gov. Nixon vetoed similar legislation last year.
Three articles of impeachment against Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon are now in a state House committee.
State law currently bars dealers from selling cars, trucks and motorcycles on Sunday. The House legislation approved 139-5 on Thursday would repeal that ban but only for motorcycles.
The income tax cut plan could eventually waive a little less than $500 million of revenues annually, an amount about half the size as originally proposed with a later effective date.