Missouri lawmakers are considering how to combat rising levels of opiate addiction — and while some proposals have garnered widespread support, others face challenges over funding and privacy concerns.
Missouri lawmakers have voted to give themselves more control over the Capitol's renovations and security.
The University of Missouri system would be nixed from a higher education funding boost under action taken by a House committee, and the system's handling of race-related protests is being blamed.
Would let deputies temporarily help out
When there’s a major fire, surrounding fire departments are ready to move in and help the local department both fight the major fire and answer other calls. Missouri sheriffs want the General Assembly to give them power to do the same thing, Cole County Sheriff Greg White said Wednesday.
Doctors could charge Medicaid patients a fee for missing appointments under a bill that has won initial approval in the Missouri Senate.
A Senate panel is considering four bills that would change Missouri's laws on texting while driving, seatbelts and motorcycle helmets.
The Missouri House voted Wednesday to block a state agency rule that would increase wages for home care attendants, sending the measure to Gov. Jay Nixon.
The federal government sued Ferguson on Wednesday, one day after the city council voted to revise an agreement aimed at improving the way police and courts treat poor people and minorities in the St. Louis suburb.
A House committee has approved a bill that would require Missouri high school students to pass a civics exam similar to the U.S. naturalization test in order to graduate
Not going to pot
The Missouri Sheriff’s Association took a unanimous vote to oppose legislation or ballot initiatives that would make medical or recreational marijuana legal statewide.
Approximately 200 people attended the Missouri Right to Life’s “Show Me Life” rally in the Missouri Capitol Rotunda on Tuesday in support of pro-life causes and legislation.
A recent amendment to the state constitution doesn't mean some felons now can carry guns, The Missouri Supreme Court ruled Tuesday, affirming the status of current law.
A drug that treats heroin overdoses could become easier to acquire in Missouri under legislation in the House.
While there's consensus in some other Republican-dominated states to ramp-up laws to keep firearms out of the hands of domestic abusers, a Missouri proposal to do that appears to have little chance in the GOP Legislature.
Proposed constitutional amendment would add 2 members
Missouri voters could be asked this fall to expand the Missouri Conservation Commission from four members to six.