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The Missouri House is declining to give Gov. Jay Nixon’s administration computer data related to an attempted access of the list of concealed weapons permit holders.
State agencies could be required to notify Missourians if personal data such as concealed gun permits and credit card numbers are accessed by someone who is not authorized to have that information.
Missouri businesses and individuals could eventually reap around $700 million annually in tax savings under legislation passed Wednesday by the state Senate that is intended to keep up with Kansas in an ongoing battle for businesses.
The Republican-led House on Wednesday approved a measure that would give private sector workers the option of trading overtime pay for extra time off weeks or months later.
Wyoming’s senior U.S. senator said he plans to unveil legislation Thursday that would allow states to collect royalties directly from companies that produce minerals from federal lands.
Gov. Jay Nixon this morning promised to "reduce staff and services accordingly — including making the necessary layoffs — effective July 1" if lawmakers pass the state's budget in its current form.
State Rep. Dave Hinson, R-St. Clair, wants lawmakers to change the way Missouri government treats some sex offenders. Instead of treating all sex offenders the same, Hinson’s bill proposes to create three tiers of sex offenders.
It will be next week before Missouri senators may consider a massive bill rewriting and reorganizing the state’s criminal code.
Traditional retailers and cash-strapped states face a tough sell in the House as they lobby Congress to limit tax-free shopping on the Internet.
This may be the year Congress decides what to do about the millions of immigrants living illegally in the U.S. After years of gridlock, there are ideas whizzing all around Washington.
Amid the risk of losing millions of dollars in federal transportation funding, Missouri lawmakers are considering changes to rules for commercial driver’s licenses.
An ethical cloud is following Sen. Robert Menendez in Washington, even as he plays starring roles in some of Congress’ most fraught domestic and foreign policy dramas.
A bill to require Internet shoppers to pay sales taxes for online purchases may be cruising through the Senate but it will soon hit a roadblock in the House.
The Federal Aviation Administration said that the U.S. air traffic system will resume normal operations by Sunday evening after lawmakers rushed a bill through Congress allowing the agency to withdraw furloughs of air traffic controllers and other workers.
A national group of prominent GOP donors that supports gay marriage is pouring new money into lobbying efforts to get Republican lawmakers to vote to make it legal.