Schupp pushes for mandatory suicide prevention training for primary care physicians

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — To combat the high rate of suicides in Missouri, Sen. Jill Schupp wants to ensure more general care doctors are...

Senate gives nod to bill adding certain nonviolent offenses to potential expungement list

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Senate advanced legislation Thursday morning adding certain nonviolent offenses to the list of possible crimes that could be expunged from...

Appeals court rules convicted man not on hook for $18K jail bill

A convicted Missouri man is not on the hook for an $18,000 jail bill Montgomery County attempted to impose on him after his criminal...

Massive criminal justice reform bill clears another hurdle

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A sweeping criminal justice reform bill made it over another hurdle Tuesday morning as it passed out of the House...

Senate committee hears pair of bills modifying death penalty guidelines

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Two bills that would further curtail just when the death penalty could be handed down were considered before a Senate...

Lawmakers push for close to domestic violence gun ‘loophole’

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Rep. Tracy McCreery believes she’s found a loophole for domestic abusers to still obtain firearms, and she’s set on rectifying...

Bill updating Missouri’s HIV laws moves out of committee

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Two months after a public hearing, legislation updating Missouri’s HIV statutes is working its way through the House. This week,...

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...

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...

Schupp fights for greater access to rape kit exams — and she’s not giving...

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — As this year’s legislative session nears its close, a bill requiring Missouri's hospitals be equipped to perform rape kits hasn’t...

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