Missouri House Speaker Proud of First Legislative SessionTodd Richardson hopes a new bill to give businesses "religious freedom" another go next year.
House Task Force to Examine St. Louis County Ballot ShortageMissouri House Speaker Todd Richardson has appointed 12 state representatives to a task force that will investigate problems that led to a shortage of ballots at several St. Louis County precincts on Tuesday.
Mo. House Speaker Creates Team to Review Intern PolicyHouse Speaker Todd Richardson has announced that they will create a team to review the intern policy in the Missouri House
Stenger: Diehl Resignation Presents ChallengesStenger noted getting legislation passed that enables a sales tax for law enforcement is a priority.
CAPITOL PERSPECTIVES: Sexting & FilibustersKMOX bureau chief Phill Brooks looks at the legislative session that was
Analysis: Mo. Legislative Session Ends in ChaosAP takes look back at what passed & what led up to Todd Richardson becoming House Speaker
Missouri House Elects Speaker After Resignation Over TextsThe Missouri House unanimously elected Majority Leader Todd Richardson to take over the chamber's top spot on Friday following the resignation of House Speaker John Diehl, who acknowledged exchanging sexually suggestive text messages with a Capitol intern.
Intern in Sexting Scandal Breaks SilenceKatie Graham, of Joplin, Mo., and a student at Missouri Southern State University, sent out a statement late Thursday evening.
Missouri Republicans Choose Richardson as Next House SpeakerMissouri Republicans have chosen House Majority Leader Todd Richardson to take over the chamber's top spot following the resignation of House Speaker John Diehl.
Attorney General, House Republican Lay Out Steps to Change Missouri's Ethics LawsA hearing that was originally going to focus on allegations of wrongdoing against Attorney General Chris Koster quickly became a discussion on how lawmakers should tighten the state's ethics laws.
Missouri House Keeps Funding for Park TakeoverMoney for a possible state takeover of a southeastern Missouri park remains in next year's proposed state operating budget, but funding for expanding the Medicaid health care program for the poor was left out.
Lawmakers Mull Changes to Governor's Budget PowerEnacting a constitutional amendment would require voter approval if the measure passes the Legislature