Missouri House member Rory Ellinger, of St. Louis County, has died after a battle against liver cancer.
Jay Nixon & several of ailing state rep’s colleagues were in University City for ceremony.
An ailing Missouri lawmaker’s bill that would prevent nursing mothers from being penalized for breast-feeding in public or being required to serve on juries gained final legislative approval Monday.
State representatives Rory Ellinger and Bill Otto are holding the first public forum on the landfill since its owners announced they will dig a trench to prevent the fire from reaching the radioactive waste.
People caught with small amounts of marijuana in Columbia usually only face a small fine and now a trio of Democratic state lawmakers want to make that the case for the entire state.
Under a bill outlined Thursday, first-time offenders for marijuana possession would be allowed to do community service and avoid jail.