House perfects sweeping criminal justice reform bill

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri House perfected a sweeping criminal justice reform bill Wednesday afternoon with a variety of provisions, from modifying sentencing...

Initiative petition changes move forward in House, stall in Senate

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Both chambers of the General Assembly tackled reforms to initiative petitions Wednesday morning — although only one was able to...

Senate stalls on Title IX reform after overnight filibuster

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — After what became the second overnight filibuster in a week for the Missouri Senate, Title IX reform legislation failed to...

Crowd backs private property rights

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A fired-up crowd cheered as political heavy weights vowed to protect private property rights and vowed to protect Missouri farms. “I...

Missouri lawmaker files resolution calling for removal of UMKC chancellor

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — As the fallout over the response to an on-campus assault at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) last week continues,...
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Capitol braces for Grain Belt fight: What to know about the proposed project

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — It’s clean energy versus eminent domain in the Missouri Capitol Tuesday as the House is set to proceed with legislation...

Wieland moves to address air ambulance costs billed to insured patients

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A bill moving through the Missouri General Assembly aims to reduce the too-often exorbitant costs of air ambulance transportation. Sen. Paul...

Schatz anticipates passing abortion bill this year

Before this year’s legislative session is over, the General Assembly will send a bill curtailing abortion to the governor, Sen. Dave Schatz, the president...

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 —...

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