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Senate Bill Sought to Reduce the Penalty for Child Kidnapping

The Hailey Owens case focuses fresh attention on a bill before Missouri lawmakers.

02/21/2014

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Senate Panel to Consider Missouri School Bills

Missouri Senate committee tackles a student transfer law and addresses struggling school districts such as Normandy and Riverview Gardens.

02/20/2014

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Mo. Senate: Firing Squad Option for Execution Method

Discussion to use a firing squad for executions in Missouri continues.

02/20/2014

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Ill. Senate Cracks Down on “Revenge Porn”

A proposal to crack down on “revenge porn” passes an Illinois Senate committee.

02/20/2014

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Mo. Senate Passes Tax Incentives for Boeing

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.

12/04/2013

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Mo. Senate Debating Incentives for Boeing Facility

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.

12/04/2013

Senate Overrides On Mo. International Law Bill

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.

09/11/2013

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Sen. McCaskill Wants Solutions For “No Call List” Violations

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskell chaired a Senate hearing to examine how “robocalls” are harming consumers.

07/10/2013

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Illinois Senate OKs Ban on Cell Phones While Driving

Senators voted 34-20 Thursday, but the matter must go back to the House for consideration of an amendment that deals with ticketing.

05/23/2013

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Illinois Senate Committee OKs Medical Marijuana

The Senate Executive Committee voted 10-5 Wednesday to send the measure to the full Senate.

05/08/2013

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