Illinois Lawmakers Say Progress Made on Stopgap BudgetSenate Democrats and Republican leaders filed competing plans Tuesday aimed at keeping schools open this fall.
Congressman Lacy Clay Takes Part in House Floor Sit-InCongressional Democrats stage a sit-in on the House floor, refusing to leave until they secure a vote on gun control measures.
Illinois Legislative Session Ends Without a Budget, AgainThe budget stalemate will drag on as Democrats refuse to give in to Rauner's demands, and he isn't backing down, either.
Ill. Senate Sends Two More School-Funding Revamps to HouseThe array of ideas for making Illinois public-school funding fairer grew more complex Friday with two more plans sent to the House by Senate Democrats with three days remaining in the spring session.
Illinois Dems, GOP Back Talking Day After Shouting, BooingNegotiations remain tenuous and lawmakers conclude their spring session Tuesday.
Missouri House Committee Votes to Reverse Guns-on-Campus BanThe Select Committee on General Laws will review the bill next.
Illinois Democrats OK $3.7B in Funding: GOP Calls it a StuntIllinois Republicans blasted House Democrats for earmarking nearly $3.7 billion for colleges and various human service programs.
Capitol Perspectives - Punting the Football in GovernmentThe efforts by some Republicans to put off filling the vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court has a fascinating similarity with Missouri.
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.

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