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.
Lawmaker wants to limit police use of cell tower simulators
Some law officers have special devices that can track cellphone usage.
Callaway County needs another marshal for its circuit court, Sen. Jeanie Riddle told the Senate’s Judiciary committee members Tuesday.
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.
Claims $1 billion in new business
Gov. Jay Nixon is returning from South America today with agreements promising more than $1 billion in new business for Missouri businesses.
State Sen. Rob Schaaf thinks Missouri government can save money by changing the way it runs its employees’ health care plan.
State Sen. Brian Munzlinger thinks the Missouri Conservation Commission needs to represent the entire state better than it does now.
When is it appropriate for a law officer to use “deadly force” against someone?
A St. Louis woman urged Missouri senators Tuesday afternoon not to be too lenient when it comes to requiring a prison sentence for teen killers.
In August 2010, current Missouri House Majority Whip John J. Rizzo, D-Kansas City, won his primary election by one vote.