The Missouri House has given first-round approval to legislation restricting lawsuits that stem from some crimes committed at businesses.
Newspaper publishers in Missouri could have to pay more to buy paper, ink and other supplies under a measure that has been endorsed by a House panel.
In a 7-5 vote Wednesday, the House Tax Reform Committee backed a proposal to eliminate sales tax exemptions on newspaper equipment in order to help fund state aid to the blind.
Both the Missouri House and Senate have passed bills that could shorten the sentences of some criminals who are placed on probation or parole.
Legislation that would add gun owners to the state’s list of protected minority groups has passed the Missouri House.
The Missouri House has passed legislation creating an electronic database to track prescription drug purchases. But the bill faces opposition in the Senate.
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Missouri senators have endorsed legislation restricting public contracts for investors in Iran.
Missouri lawmakers have sent the governor a bill that would prohibit employees from suing co-workers for injuries they sustain on the job.
Missouri voters could decide whether to change the way in which replacements are selected for vacancies in statewide offices.