Missouri Senate Republicans passed the Right to Work Bill after shutting off debate eight hours into a filibuster by Democrats. Now Democrats are threatening to derail the last three days of the legislative session.
The bill would allow a government database to monitor the prescribing and dispensing of narcotic-type drugs.
Spring Break is over, and second half of legislative session awaits
Missouri lawmakers have never really seen eye to eye with Gov. Jay Nixon, and the beginning of the 2015 legislative session is no different.
Political scientists are skeptical much can be accomplished
Missouri’s Republican legislative leaders are seeking to appeal a court ruling requiring officials to recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states.
Groups assigned to review and rewrite Missouri’s learning standards begin their work just days after Missouri’s Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro announced her retirement.
Rev. John Bennett, one of the individuals issued an active arrest warrant, said he called the protest a “rally for dignity”, and a mission to save the lives of hundreds of Missourians.
If you sense that Missouri government has become unable to resolve major state problems, take a look at the agenda facing your state lawmakers after they returned from their spring break.
A day after senators endorsed a tax cut plan, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said Thursday that any discussion of tax cuts “is a nonstarter” until lawmakers first curb the amount of tax breaks going to commercial and residential developers.