Missouri Republicans have chosen House Majority Leader Todd Richardson to take over the chamber’s top spot following the resignation of House Speaker John Diehl.
Missouri 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 have used a rare procedural motion to shut down debate and pass a “right-to-work” measure.
Missouri lawmakers disagree over how long minors convicted of first-degree murder should have to spend in prison, with a House panel on Monday.
House Republican 2016 spending plan does not include funding for office created after Ferguson unrest.
“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.”
Republicans are adding to their ranks in the Missouri Legislature and will soon have even more strength when dealing with Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon.
Both 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.
President Barack Obama continues to receive negative ratings for his handling of the situation with ISIS militants in Iraq and Syria.
Missouri Republicans are clashing again with Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon on gun legislation.