- Authorities ID Missouri woman killed in Ohio hotel fire Updated: May-24-16 3:23 am
COPLEY, Ohio - Authorities have identified a Missouri woman who was killed over the weekend during an early morning hotel fire in Ohio.
- Missouri governor pushing back on newly passed tax breaks Updated: May-22-16 12:58 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri's Republican-led Legislature this year passed tax breaks for goods and services ranging from wheelchairs to yoga classes, setting up a potential showdown with Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon over what he said could lead to a hole in the state budget.
- Lawmakers vote to expand industry say in water regulations Updated: May-21-16 10:28 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Agriculture and mining industries could gain more influence over Missouri's water regulations if legislation awaiting Gov. Jay Nixon's signature becomes law.
- Missouri court backs voter-registration rule for candidates Updated: May-20-16 9:42 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - A requirement that legislative candidates meet a voter-registration deadline is constitutional and in the state's interest, the Missouri Supreme Court ruled Friday in a decision that likely secures a state House seat for a St. Louis-area incumbent.
- Missouri Legislature scales back public access to records Updated: May-15-16 2:40 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The Missouri Legislature this session voted to curtail public access to some public records that lawmakers have sought to seal for years.
- Missouri lawmakers pass ethics laws but fail on gift ban Updated: May-14-16 2:32 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - GOP Speaker Todd Richardson, who assumed leadership of the Missouri House a year ago when his predecessor resigned amid scandal, said the 2016 Legislative session brought progress toward change in a state that's been called the wild west of ethics, but he's disappointed a bill to limit lobbyist gifts didn't win approval.
- The Latest: Nixon isn't saying whether he'll veto gun bill Updated: May-13-16 9:45 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The Latest on the final day of the Missouri legislative session (all times local):
- Missouri lawmakers pass expanded gun rights on final day Updated: May-13-16 9:21 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri lawmakers passed a sweeping expansion of gun rights Friday, allowing people to carry concealed guns without needing permits while also expanding their right to stand and fight against perceived threats.
- Top Missouri Senate Democrat to step down for judgeship Updated: May-13-16 1:18 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The top Missouri Senate Democrat says he will be appointed to an administrative judgeship and will step down.
- Missouri bill creates tax breaks for business moves, exports Updated: May-13-16 10:27 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri lawmakers have approved new tax breaks for businesses that export cargo or import jobs into the state.
- Legislature upholds veto on changing union dues collection Updated: May-13-16 9:41 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri senators fell one vote short of overriding Gov. Jay Nixon's veto early Friday morning after a Democrat withdrew her support of changing how public-sector unions collect dues.
- Missouri lawmakers approve bill to verify welfare rolls Updated: May-13-16 12:40 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - A private company would review the state's welfare rolls for fraud and waste under legislation passed by Missouri lawmakers.
- Missouri lawmakers pass sales tax exemption for Internet use Updated: May-13-16 12:19 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri lawmakers have passed a sales tax exemption for Internet use.
- Scholarship expansion for private schools heads to Nixon Updated: May-12-16 11:14 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri lawmakers have passed legislation to expand access to the state's A+ college scholarship to private school graduates.
- Lawmakers alter deadly force standards for police, citizens Updated: May-12-16 5:12 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri House members have voted to change the standards for when police and citizens can use deadly force.
- Legislature votes to allow adoptees to access birth records Updated: May-11-16 7:35 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The Missouri Legislature has voted to give adoptees a way to access their original birth certificates.
- Missouri Senate debates $40 limit on lobbyist-bought meals Updated: May-11-16 7:25 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Lobbyists could each pay for $40 worth of food per lawmaker per day under a proposal unveiled Wednesday by a Missouri senator that would impose the state's first limits on lobbyist gifts.
- Missouri House rejects medical marijuana plan for 2nd time Updated: May-11-16 5:32 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - A proposal to legalize medical marijuana was quashed Wednesday in the Missouri House, marking the second time this year it has been defeated by lawmakers.
- Legislature passes tax incentives for small businesses Updated: May-11-16 1:39 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The Missouri Legislature has passed a bill reviving a tax break for small businesses that add employees.
- Legislature tightens schools' anti-bullying policies Updated: May-10-16 9:53 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The Missouri Legislature has voted to tighten the standards for school districts' anti-bullying policies.
- Missouri Senate passes bill to regulate daily fantasy sports Updated: May-10-16 9:48 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri senators have passed a bill to regulate daily fantasy sports.
- Legislature passes civics, CPR requirements for high school Updated: May-10-16 9:13 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri students would have to take CPR training and pass a civics exam before graduating high school under proposals that have cleared the Legislature.
- Missouri Senate passes bill for more access to prescriptions Updated: May-10-16 7:00 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri senators have approved legislation aimed at making it easier for patients to get more expensive prescriptions.
- Missouri Legislature tightens tow company regulations Updated: May-10-16 5:47 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The Missouri Legislature has passed tighter regulations on towing companies.
- Legislature votes to expand access to overdose medicine Updated: May-10-16 5:05 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri lawmakers have passed a measure making it easier to buy medicine that treats overdoses from heroin and painkillers.