The Missouri Senate has passed legislation that will allow contracts to sell food and beverages, including alcohol, at specific events at the state Capitol.
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.
A day after senators endorsed a tax cut plan, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said Thursday that any discussion of tax cuts “is a nonstarter” until lawmakers first curb the amount of tax breaks going to commercial and residential developers.
Voters in the St. Louis area could get a say on whether to raise the local sales tax to help fund improvements to the grounds of the Gateway Arch.
The Missouri legislation would make it illegal to disturb, attempt to disturb or vandalize a house of worship in an attempt to protect places of worship.
Governor Nixon waits, mediates in Mo. legislation.