The Latest: Missouri Bill for E-Verify Exceptions FailsMissouri lawmakers have failed to enact a bill to allow for exceptions to a requirement that some businesses use the federal E-Verify program to check whether job applicants are authorized to work in the U.S.
Missouri Lawmakers Back Voter Photo ID, Looser Gun LawsMissouri's Republican-led Legislature used its supermajority Wednesday to override a gubernatorial veto of a voter photo ID requirement, then immediately shifted its attention to measure that would significantly relax the state's gun laws.
Mo. Governor Nixes 22 Bills; Might Be Overturned in Veto SessionThe 22 vetoed bills encompass everything from remote-controlled tractor trailers to voter IDs.
Missouri House Speaker Proud of First Legislative SessionTodd Richardson hopes a new bill to give businesses "religious freedom" another go next year.
Missouri Legislature Sends Photo ID Amendment to VotersDemocrats say such a requirement could disenfranchise thousands of voters who don't have a driver's license or other identifications.
Voter ID Measure Passes Missouri SenateSenators voted 24-8 along party lines Wednesday to pass a constitutional amendment that would allow for such a law.
Missouri House Votes to Pass Voter ID LawThe Missouri Legislature has passed a requirement for voters to show photo identification.
Despite Deal, Lawmakers Predict Voter ID Fight to Keep GoingMissouri lawmakers from both parties see the voter ID issue as far from settled, even as the Republican-controlled Legislature is poised to tighten the state's requirements after Democrats managed to stall a pair of proposals for about a month.
Democrats Stall Photo ID Requirement for Missouri VotersRepublicans tabled the legislation Monday after about two hours of debate but said they would bring it up again. A Democratic filibuster last week also halted debate on the bill.
Voter ID Proposals Move Forward in Missouri HouseIn a voice vote, lawmakers finalized the language of a bill and a constitutional amendment aimed at requiring a photo ID to vote.
Top Issues to Watch in Missouri Legislative SessionThe 2016 legislative session begins Wednesday.
Ashcroft Challenges Democrat Robin Smith to Debate on Voter ID Proposal Secretary of State candidate Jay Ashcroft, R-St. Louis, challenged Democrat Secretary of State candidate Robin Smith to a debate on the merits of a constitutional amendment that Ashcroft has filed that would allow for the implementation of a photo voter ID law for Missouri.