Missouri Lawmakers Push Public Construction RestrictionsMissouri lawmakers are moving forward with proposals to end union-only contracts in public construction.
Illinois Senate Returns, Promises to Push Budget DealLawmakers' feud with Gov. Rauner has kept the state from approving a budget for nearly two years.
Senate Follows Gov. Greiten's Message Votes Down Lawmaker Pay RaisesSome Missouri senators called the vote to determine their own pay checks a 'conflict of interest,' as Gov. Eric Greitens publicly criticized them for wavering.
Missouri Senate Considers Lawmaker Pay RaisesStatewide elected officials will get 8 percent raises for the next two fiscal years.
Senate Approves Right-To-Work Bill, Adds Grandfather ProvisionGov. Eric Gretiens has promised to sign the final bill, which would take effect in August.
Illinois Budget Action on Hold for Atleast Two WeeksSenate President John Cullerton originally planned to call it for a vote this week, but it's not quite ready.
Illinois Senate Leaders Promise Budget-Deal Vote WednesdayThe day chosen for a floor vote will be a busy one it's the day Rauner will give his annual State of the State address.
Protesters Show Support For ObamacareHold rush hour demonstration outside Sen. Roy Blunt's Clayton office.
Illinois Senate Plan to End Budget Standoff Could Get VoteBut there are just two work days remaining for the current General Assembly no time to seek a House vote.
UPDATE: Missouri GOP Starts 2017 Legislative Session With New AllyRepublicans still hold a commanding majority in both the House & Senate, but now there is no Democratic Governor to keep a balance.
Blunt Backs Tillerson, Predicts ConfirmationSays Tillerson's dealings with Russia, Putin don't concern him at all.
Illinois House OKs Exelon Subsidy Plan, Moves to SenateProponents say it will cost consumers less than 25 cents a month in exchange for reliable power and saved jobs.