Missouri senators on Monday voted to override Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto of a bill removing several thousand families from a welfare program in a move Nixon said would make Missouri’s limits among the lowest in the nation.
Missouri lawmakers disagree over how long minors convicted of first-degree murder should have to spend in prison, with a House panel on Monday.
It’s not always obvious when a loved one is considering suicide. An Illinois Senate committee has signed onto something which may help.
The bill passed 32 to 2 and now heads to the House.
The bill would change part of that law to allow deadly force only if police reasonably believe the suspect has committed or tried to commit a violent felony.
A bill that would tighten anti-bullying policies in Missouri schools requires the policy to be printed in each school’s respective student handbook.
A top business priority for Missouri Republicans is heading to Gov. Jay Nixon’s desk, but the measure did not get the number of votes needed to override a potential veto.
The bill would allow a government database to monitor the prescribing and dispensing of narcotic-type drugs.
The Missouri House has advanced a bill that would allow sales of beer growlers in grocery and convenience stores.
Republican Gov. Sam Brownback’s $4.1 billion plan to overhaul public school funding passed through the Senate on Monday, but a district court order issued last week signaled that the plan may be blocked before it gets off the ground.