Nixon has a month to either sign or veto the legislation.
Nixon’s wish for longer school year also defeated.
We’re off to Jefferson City.
St. Louis County issued only one texting-while-driving ticket in 2012 while statewide just 70 tickets were issued.
The House passed the same bill last month and it now heads to Gov. Jay Nixon.
It started as a simple, although seemingly humorous bill in the Senate to expand the legal definition of an egg.
The chance of what supporters often call “right to work” getting to the floor in either chamber appears slim.
Some call it the ‘Don’t Get Sick’ bill, others the ‘Breaking the Poverty Cycle’ bill. Regardless, it’s making waves in Jefferson City.
The Republican-led Senate voted down a Democratic attempt to insert $890 million of federal funds into Missouri’s budget to expand Medicaid.
The recent resignation of the state’s Revenue Department director follows a pattern I’ve seen when Missouri’s General Assembly launches investigations into the administration.