Rauner Touts Progress in First Year; Says More Must be DoneGov. Bruce Rauner says he's taken steps to improve Illinois during his first year in office, but the job "is nowhere near complete."
The Latest: Missouri Reacts to Gay Marriage RulingThe latest reaction in Missouri to the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to legalize marriages between same-sex couples
Missouri Advocates Praise Ruling for Health Care SubsidiesMissouri health care advocates praised a U.S. Supreme Court ruling Thursday that backs nationwide subsidies under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
Missouri Republicans Choose Richardson as Next House SpeakerMissouri Republicans have chosen House Majority Leader Todd Richardson to take over the chamber's top spot following the resignation of House Speaker John Diehl.
Right to Work Heads Back to the Missouri HouseMissouri Senate Republicans passed the Right to Work Bill after shutting off debate eight hours into a filibuster by Democrats. Now Democrats are threatening to derail the last three days of the legislative session.
Missouri Senate Republicans Force Passage of Right to Work Missouri Senate Republicans have used a rare procedural motion to shut down debate and pass a "right-to-work'' measure.
Mo. Lawmakers Disagree on Murder Sentences for MinorsMissouri lawmakers disagree over how long minors convicted of first-degree murder should have to spend in prison, with a House panel on Monday.
Mo. House GOP: No Funding for Community EngagementHouse Republican 2016 spending plan does not include funding for office created after Ferguson unrest.
Rep. Keith English Leaves House Democrats to Become Independent"I am still a Democrat at heart and I didn't want to leave," English said. "I'm still voting the same way I did before; my labor-friendly Democrats won't have to worry."
GOP Lawmakers Keep Supermajority in MissouriRepublicans are adding to their ranks in the Missouri Legislature and will soon have even more strength when dealing with Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon.
Watching Out for Voting Fraud in IllinoisBoth Republicans and Democrats are doing all they can to assure only qualified voters cast preferences in what could be the closest governor race in Illinois history.
POLL: Obama Getting Bad Marks for Handling of ISISPresident Barack Obama continues to receive negative ratings for his handling of the situation with ISIS militants in Iraq and Syria.