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.
Voter ID Laws Focus of Kansas Civil Rights CommitteeThe Kansas division of a federal civil rights commission will investigate whether voter identification laws have affected turnout around the state.
Mo. Voter ID Measure from GOP Candidate OK to CirculateA Republican candidate for Missouri secretary of state now can gather signatures for a voter identification initiative petition.
Missouri Secretary of State Candidate Files Voter ID MeasureA Republican candidate for the Missouri Secretary of State is pushing an initiative petition that would allow the Legislature to require voters to present photo identification at the polls.

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