State and Regional News
Missouri House sends "paycheck protection" bill to Senate
JEFFERSON CITY - Despite opposition from a chunk of 20 Republicans, the house passed a bill referred to by supporters as "paycheck protection" for public employees.
Missouri House passes federal gun law nullification measure
JEFFERSON CITY - Missourians would be able to sue federal agents for infringing on their Second Amendment rights in a measure passed by the House, Thursday April 3.
Cards fans winning on drinks again this year at On the Run
On the Run is again getting serious about offering fans a chance to score a deal on its drinks when the St. Louis Cardinals win big. The entire day after the Cardinals score six or more runs in a game, On the Run patrons can celebrate with any offered size fountain, frozen or coffee drink for only 50 cents. Fans who are unsure if the Cards scored six can look for the Cardinals flag flying above any On the Run store.
Gov. Nixon signs legislation protecting nursing mothers, encouraging healthy families
• Governor is joined by Rep. Rory Ellinger, sponsor of the legislation, at the signing of the bill in University City
UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. – Gov. Jay Nixon today signed House Bill 1320, which respects the rights of nursing mothers and encourages healthy families. The Governor signed the legislation at City Hall in University City, where he was joined by the bill’s sponsor state Rep. Rory Ellinger (D-University City).
Educational leaders spoke in favor of Common Core
JEFFERSON CITY - In a Senate Education Committee hearing room that went into overflow, education leaders from across Missouri spoke against a bill that would stop the implementation of Common Core.