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.
Senate Committee OKs Limit to Rams Stadium BondsRyan Silvey: "I don't believe one person should be able to put the state $200 million in debt."
Legislation Filed to Prohibit Sale of Bonds for St. Louis StadiumRepublican Sen. Ryan Silvey, R-Kansas City, filed legislation Thursday to block the sale or refinancing of bonds by Gov. Jay Nixon to fund a new NFL stadium.
Missouri Governor Signs Oral Chemotherapy BillMissouri cancer patients could soon find it more affordable to take chemotherapy pills under legislation signed by Gov. Jay Nixon on Wednesday.
Lawmakers Mull Changes to Governor's Budget PowerEnacting a constitutional amendment would require voter approval if the measure passes the Legislature
Missouri Bill Allows More Time To Give Up NewbornsThe measure would extend the state's "safe harbor" period which currently allows parents to turn over babies up within a five day window.
Nixon Seeks to Avoid Veto Override On Tax BillThe governor needs to persuade only a little over a third of legislators to vote with him when they return to the Capitol on Sept. 12.
Mark Reardon: Triple Digit Temperatures, Medicaid, & MedicareMark talks with Kent Ehrhardt about the hot weather, Ryan Silvey about Medicaid expansion, and Dr. Charles Willey about his Medicare Advantage health plan.
Missouri House Republicans Approve Balanced Budget "A lot of people in this chamber wish we had more money, but the fact of the matter is that we don't ... we have to deal with the now," House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Ryan Silvey said.
Missouri Lawmakers Asserting More Control Over BudgetA billion-dollar bump to the budget may seem to contradict the hullabaloo about the state's tight finances.
Governor Nixon's Office Budget Under FireHouse Budget Chair Ryan Silvey said of the governor's office budget, includes five aides who make more than $100,000 annually.
Missouri System Eyes Tuition IncreasesFaced with yet another round of likely state budget cuts, the University of Missouri system wants to increase tuition next year.