The Missouri Senate announced Thursday it is suspending contempt proceedings against a Planned Parenthood CEO after reaching an agreement to review some documents a legislative committee investigating the organization subpoenaed last year.
The Missouri House has rejected a proposal to legalize medical marijuana.
A bill given first-round approval in the Missouri House would give state residents a chance to vote on whether to ban red-light cameras.
Hours after the Missouri Senate sent legislation to Gov. Jay Nixon aimed at clamping down the state’s loose ethics laws, senators voted for a provision to strip a gift ban from a bill that was intended to bar lobbyist gifts to lawmakers.
Planned Parenthood will lose state funding while universities, colleges and public schools will see millions of dollars more under a Missouri budget passed Thursday by the Legislature.
Missouri should join 40 other states and raise the age for juveniles being handled by adult courts, as proposed in a Senate bill.
About 26,000 Missouri residents have lost government food stamp benefits for failing to comply with work and job training responsibilities.
Missouri farmers learned from last year’s planting season they are ahead of all other states in the nation for corn planting, according to the USDA Crop Progress Report. With rain predicted for the next two weeks, that’s a hopeful sign for the 2016 crop, according to University of Missouri Extension agronomist Bill Wiebold.
Missouri lawmakers no longer could immediately become lobbyists after leaving office under a measure headed to the governor.
A hearing for a Mexican national accused of killing a man in Missouri and four others in Kansas is being postponed, with prosecutors planning to seek the death penalty in the Missouri case.
Missouri lawmakers appear uninterested in Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's proposal to reduce the business "border war" between the two states.
Michael Sam, the first openly gay NFL draftee, slammed a Missouri measure that would shield some businesses that deny services for same-sex weddings, telling fellow opponents Wednesday that it is "the opposite of respect and it is the opposite of equality."
University of Missouri graduate student workers have overwhelmingly voted to unionize.
A Jefferson County lawmaker thinks too many public employees are getting paid for not working because they’ve been put on administrative leave.
The Missouri Supreme Court has ruled that caps on how much money someone can win in a wrongful death lawsuit do not violate the constitution.