Gov. Nixon could still freeze spending for affected programs.
Lawmakers say the school legislation would protect students from intruders and reduce the risk of a deadly mass shooting.
Missouri campground owners could gain a new tool for dealing with misbehaving guests.
Lawmakers have referred an unusually large number of constitutional amendments to the ballot for voters to decide.
Much of the attention of this legislative session has focused on Gov. Jay Nixon’s failed efforts for Medicaid expansion, but there’s another side to the story.
Session ended Friday night in Jefferson City
A division among Missouri Republicans is threatening to derail the state’s attempt to nullify federal laws that are deemed to be infringements on gun rights.
Voter approval of a constitutional amendment to move the adjournment of the legislature’s final day from midnight to 6 p.m. has been a major step in civilizing the process.
Tesla Motors, the electric car maker, says an amendment tacked onto a bill by the state Senate would shut it down by barring its direct-to-consumer sales model.
The bill would require parental consent for any person under the age of 17 using a tanning bed.