Missouri’s Republican-led Senate appears to have enough support.
Here’s a look at where some of the major issues stand before Friday’s deadline to pass bills.
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 payments included tax credits for families that didn’t qualify, Medicare payments for treatments that might not have been necessary, and unemployment benefits for people who were actually working.
Acting up on the job could land Missourians without unemployment benefits, under a measure sent to Gov. Jay Nixon’s desk on April 29.
State officials say federal employees in Illinois who were furloughed during the shutdown have to repay unemployment insurance benefits.
The Senate voted 24-10 on Wednesday to override Nixon’s veto. The House did not vote on the bill after an earlier vote on similar legislation fell shy of the needed two-thirds majority.
About 90,000 people in Illinois will stop receiving unemployment benefits when a federal emergency program ends later this month.
Illinois looks for inmates collecting unemployment .
Senator Will Kraus wants to expand the definition of “misconduct to include violations of an employer’s rules outside the workplace and on an employee’s own time.