State Sen. Mike Kehoe just finished his third regular legislative session. Kehoe sponsored several bills, including a couple of major proposals that, ultimately, drew vote-stopping, filibuster opposition from members of his own party.
With just 2 1/2 hours to spare before the Legislature’s 6 p.m. deadline Friday afternoon, the state Senate cast the final votes needed to send Gov. Jay Nixon a bill re-imposing closed-records status for security and emergency response plans for schools and other public buildings.
With just 2 1/2 hours to spare before the Legislature's 6 p.m. deadline, the state Senate cast the final votes needed to send Gov. Jay Nixon a bill re-imposing closed-records status to security and emergency response plans for schools and other public buildings.
State Sen. Mike Kehoe reluctantly admitted defeat this morning on his proposal for a 10-year, one-cent sales tax to pay for transportation improvements.
State Rep. Jay Barnes and Sen. Will Kraus agree — they encourage Gov. Jay Nixon to sign the veterans courts bill the Legislature sent him this week.
‘Monumental task’ will get high priority in 2014
Supporters of an effort to rewrite and reorganize Missouri’s criminal code said Wednesday the clock — and the size of the bill — kept them from passing the bill this year.
State employees came closer Tuesday to keeping concealed weapons in their vehicles on state-owned or leased parking lots.
Going into the last week of this year’s legislative session, Missouri lawmakers will take a look at financial problems with the state’s Second Injury Fund.
“Missouri is far behind the rest of the country” when it comes to early voting and campaign finance and ethics laws, new Secretary of State Jason Kander told fellow lawyers last week at the Missouri Bar’s spring meeting.
Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander said Friday he’s still planning to cut the State Library’s staff. Local librarians complained that Kander made the decision without consulting them.