Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is expected to sign the legislation authorizing the $300 fines.
Missouri cities will be be able to collect less of their revenue from traffic tickets under a bill now headed to the governor’s desk.
Schaaf says as long as his “legs will stand up,” he will filibuster.
Missouri senators on Monday voted to override Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto of a bill removing several thousand families from a welfare program in a move Nixon said would make Missouri’s limits among the lowest in the nation.
The Democratic governor described the bill passed by the Republican-led Legislature as “a misguided measure that punishes poor children” in a “zeal to reduce reliance on government assistance.”
A new state audit chides Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon for continuing to use money budgeted for state agencies to cover some of his office expenses.
A top business priority for Missouri Republicans is heading to Gov. Jay Nixon’s desk, but the measure did not get the number of votes needed to override a potential veto.
Advocators are asking Gov. Nixon to stop today’s scheduled execution of Andre Cole.
Nixon made his first veto of the session Friday, refusing to sign a measure he said unfairly penalizes experienced school administrators who want to continue their involvement in a school district.
County Executive Steve Stenger says his office was told by a member of Gov. Jay Nixon’s staff that the county’s dollars aren’t needed to pay for a new football stadium on the near north riverfront downtown.