Nixon Vetoes Missouri Bill to Limit Local Wage, Bag LawsMissouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Friday vetoed legislation that would have blocked cities from raising local wages and restricting use of plastic bags, a move Nixon called a "power grab'' by state lawmakers.
A Look at Key Bills from Missouri's 2015 Legislative SessionHere's a look at where some of the major issues stand before Friday's deadline to pass bills.
Republicans in Mo. Senate Push to Rein in City ActionsSenate expanded a House bill Tuesday that would ban municipalities from barring the use of plastic bags and also stop cities and towns from increasing their minimum wage.
Gov. Quinn Rejects Plastic Bag BillRecycling measure was opposed by many environmentalists and local governments as too restrictive.
Illinois Ponders Recycling Plastic BagsIllinois manufacturing and commerce groups are supporting a statewide plastic bag recycling program.