Missouri lawmakers are asking Gov. Nixon for a bill that would create new classes of felonies and misdemeanors, reorganizing crimes to fit the new penalty structure.
Members of a Senate subcommittee accused General Motors of trying to cover up problems with an ignition switch that is now tied to 13 deaths.
A Senate plan would give the State Board of Education power to eliminate failing school districts if the districts cannot afford to survive through the school year.
A proposal to allow four-time DUI offenders a chance to drive again is drawing mixed reviews.
A proposed overhaul of Missouri’s payday loan industry would give borrowers more time to pay but would also allow lenders to raise their prices.
The Hailey Owens case focuses fresh attention on a bill before Missouri lawmakers.
Missouri Senate committee tackles a student transfer law and addresses struggling school districts such as Normandy and Riverview Gardens.
Discussion to use a firing squad for executions in Missouri continues.
A proposal to crack down on “revenge porn” passes an Illinois Senate committee.
The Senate’s 23-8 vote in a special session sends the measure to the House with just a few days remaining before what Gov. Jay Nixon has said is a Tuesday deadline to submit a proposal to Boeing.