mike kelley Proposed legislation could increase speed limits By Associated Press • Jan 5, 2015 A state lawmaker wants to increase the speed limit on Missouri's rural interstates and freeways from 70 mph. Mo. House bill bans punishment for using toy guns By Associated Press • Apr 10, 2014 kikir4802 / flickr Missouri students could use food, pencils or their hands to imitate a gun without penalty under legislation endorsed by the state House. Missouri House member explains proposal for arming teachers, says it wouldn't be 'Wild West' By Marshall Griffin • Dec 21, 2012 Hakan Dahlstrom / flickr The sponsor of a bill that would allow Missouri teachers to be armed in classrooms says they won’t be running around their schools with guns drawn, acting like Rambo. Mo. House passes bill to reduce jail lawsuits By Associated Press • Apr 11, 2012 File / KBIA Missouri House members have approved legislation that supporters hope will reduce lawsuits stemming from suicides by inmates at jails and prisons.