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.
The incentives, which are tied to job creation, are the sole focus of a special session called by Gov. Jay Nixon as Missouri contends with more than a dozen other locations to produce the next-generation 777X airplane.
The legislation would void any court, arbitration, tribunal or administrative agency decisions that are based on a foreign law and “repugnant” or “inconsistent” with the state and U.S. constitutions.
U.S. Senator Claire McCaskell chaired a Senate hearing to examine how “robocalls” are harming consumers.
Senators voted 34-20 Thursday, but the matter must go back to the House for consideration of an amendment that deals with ticketing.
The Senate Executive Committee voted 10-5 Wednesday to send the measure to the full Senate.