US Capitol Lockdown EndsCapitol police had said they were searching for an individual but offered no details.
Senate Panel: No Evidence of Planned Parenthood Tissue SalesPlanned Parenthood has vehemently denied it ever sold fetal tissue.
Clay Pushes EPA, Army Corps Transfer for Westlake LandfillMissouri Congressman Lacy Clay is backing a plan to transfer the cleanup duties from the EPA to the Army Corps of Engineers.
Illinois Lawmakers Pass Measure Eliminating Pink TaxThe Senate approved the proposal by a vote of 59-0 on Tuesday.
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 Automatic Voter Registration Advances to HouseThe Senate approved it last week and it's headed to the House.
Missouri Legislature Tightens Tow Company RegulationsThe Senate passed the bill in April on a 29-3 vote, and now it goes to the governor.
Voter ID Requirement Advancing in Missouri SenateThe measures still need a final vote before going back to the House.
Missouri House Advances Bill to Expand Castle Doctrine LawDemocratic opponents say the legislation encourages use of deadly force.
St. Louis State Senator Reads From Rapper's Book in FilibusterThe Missouri Senate has tabled a sales tax bill after a senator filibustered it by reading a book about rapper 50 Cent.
Missouri Senate OKs Prison Options For Kids Guilty of MurderUnder the bill, a 16- or 17-year-old could be sentenced to a minimum of 50 years without parole, and anyone younger could face a minimum of 35 years.
Missouri Senate OKs Fuel Tax Hike to Pay for Roads, BridgesThe bill now awaits action in the House, and it would also require voter approval.