Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon today vetoed House Bill 42, saying it fails to solve the problems of unaccredited school districts in the St. Louis region and creates new problems and mandates for public schools across the state.
City Alderman Shane Cohn has filed a substitute that would raise the city’s minimum wage to $8.25 immediately, which would match Illinois.
Sen. Mark Kirk has apologized for what he said to a fellow senator that was captured by an open microphone on the U.S. Senate floor and offended many.
Says that would imply examining behavior of every single person who gives money.
Schaaf says as long as his “legs will stand up,” he will filibuster.
Missouri Republican calls Keystone an opportunity to drive the economy and decrease reliance on foreign energy.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has named departing Senate Democratic leader Victor Callahan to the State Tax Commission.
A U.S. senator from Illinois says severe weather events are becoming more frequent, and Congress needs to consider how it plans to pay for disasters.
He was a long-time senator from the southwest Missouri town of Carthage, serving from 1963 until his death in 1990. One of my reporters at the time described Webster as an amateur actor and he certainly treated the Senate chamber like his personal stage.
“As long as these clubs are open all night it’s an invitation for more crime”