Missouri Republican Proposes Birth Control from PharmacistsUnder the measure, a woman would be required to visit a doctor within three years of the pharmacist's initial prescription to continue receiving the contraceptives.
Missouri Lawmakers Pan Governor's Mid-Year Budget RequestBudget officials said Medicaid accounted for about three-quarters of the budget request.
Rauner Backs Democrats' Pension Plan With Union MeasureIllinois Gov. Bruce Rauner said Thursday that he would support a top Democrat's proposal to tackle Illinois' pension crisis, as long as it includes a union-weakening provision aimed at collective bargaining.
Illinois Leaders Report "Minor" Budget ProgressMadigan, Radogno and Durkin described the meeting at Rauner's office in Chicago as cordial and said they will meet again next week.
KMOX Panel Weighs In on GOP Candidate Debate They're disappointed in Trump and Bush and learning toward Rubio and Carson -- the eleven local panelists who took part in a post-debate discussion live on KMOX.
Trump, Others May Not Make It On Illinois Primary BallotFormer Illinois GOP chair says he's seen no evidence of a Trump organization in the state.
Eric Greitens Announces Run For GovernorIraq War veteran and entrepreneur from St. Louis launches his first campaign for office
Blunt, Shimkus React to House Speaker ResignationLocals refuse to criticize John Boehner's record as Republican leader in Congress
Rick Perry Drops OutFormer Texas governor leaves race for presidency while at Eagle Forum gathering in St. Louis
Iran Deal Will Survive in Congress Despite GOP OppositionIsrael also has railed against the deal, arguing that its conditions would keep Iran perilously close to developing nuclear weapons.
House Panel OKs Federal-Funding Plan Over Rauner's ProtestWhat began as a bipartisan effort to distribute $5 billion in federal funds, and keep some Illinois programs afloat despite a budget stalemate, appeared Tuesday to be headed for a veto by Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner amid a continuing financing feud with Democrats in the General Assembly.
Republicans Ask Missouri Governor to Arm National GuardRepublican lawmakers are calling on Democratic Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon to arm the state National Guard after a recent attack on two Tennessee military facilities left five soldiers dead.