Senate perfects domestic violence, sexual assault protection bill

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Senate perfected legislation aimed at further protecting victims of domestic violence and sexual assault Thursday, specifically when it comes...

Senate approves plan to provide more funding for utility training programs

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Senate approved legislation Thursday that would provide additional funding for utility training programs — through the purchase of specialized...

Schatz forges compromise on highway funding

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Sparring factions on a massive transportation bonding bill seemed to come to at least a partial compromise Thursday afternoon —...

Missouri One Start program, a governor priority, given initial Senate approval

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Senate has given initial approval to a proposal merging the state’s workforce training incentives, one of the Governor’s...

Republicans spar over transportation bonding bill overnight

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Sen. Bill Eigel briefly took over the Senate floor Tuesday afternoon to block the body from taking up a transportation...

Republican senators join together in push for internet tax

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — With the second half of the legislative session underway, a couple of Republican senators are determined to progress legislation establishing...

Lawmakers push for a local vote on St. Louis City-County merger

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — As the St. Louis City and County merger debate wages on, lawmakers are scrambling to ensure those impacted would have...

Cierpiot’s ‘border war’ bill forges ahead

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A bill removing tax incentives for businesses relocating to Missouri from certain counties in Kansas is advancing through the legislature.  Proposed...

Senate filibusters charter school bill for hours

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Senate spent about 11 hours debating and discussing legislation expanding access to charter schools Tuesday before eventually laying the...

Freshmen to Watch: Senator Justin Brown

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Sen. Justin Brown has already reached a milestone in his new position as a state senator: his first bill was...

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