By Claire Mitzel and Taylor Blatchford | April 26, 2016 | Updated April 26, 2016 at 9:09 p.m.
Incoming ASUM Executive Director Steven Chaffin: “We’re undergoing the process of selecting a new UM System president, and we’re seeing that students aren’t going to stand to not have their voices heard at the administrative level.”
By Amos Chen and Thomas Oide | April 5, 2016
The proposed bill differs from a previous House budget, which would have cut MU funding significantly.
By Max Fillion | March 10, 2016
Missouri citizens will vote on the proposed amendment in an upcoming election if it passes through the House.
Missouri legislature must move past partisan motives and approve new curator selections.
By Bryanna Leach | Jan. 26, 2016
Senate Bill 627 aims to curb suicide on campuses in Missouri.
By Bryanna Leach | Nov. 9, 2015
Following the resignations of former UM System President Tim Wolfe and Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin, several Missouri lawmakers issued statements of support.
By Tessa Weinberg | Sept. 23, 2015
The passing of the Campus Free Expression Act makes Missouri only the second state in the country to protect students First Amendment rights in this manner.
By Bryanna Leach | Sept. 8, 2015
“This bill is important because it leaves no doubt in the law that sexual abuse is included when courts are making judgements in abuse cases,” Rep. Marsha Haefner, R-St. Louis, said. “I know it sounds a bit redundant but many felt there was a need to furt
By Olivia Weinberger | Aug. 12, 2015
Minimum wage increases at a local level could be possible throughout Missouri.
Editorial: The city and statewide efforts to lessen the gender pay gap are notable steps in the right direction.
Senate bill 144 and city wage changes have been a huge steps in the right direction - but there’s still work to do.
By Jennifer Prohov | March 18, 2015
The bill, sponsored by State Rep. Stephen Webber, D-Columbia, would create guidelines to ensure equal pay.
By John Morrisroe | March 17, 2015
A state representative proposed a referendum to amend the Missouri Constitution.
By Jennifer Prohov | Jan. 21, 2015
The award celebrates advocacy for and contributions to MU.
By Taylor Blatchford | Jan. 3, 2015
The new appointees will replace two members who retired at the Dec. 12 meeting.
By Jennifer Prohov | Sept. 17, 2014
Nixon vetoed a record-breaking 33 bills, but the state General Assembly overrode 11
By Lucille Sherman | July 9, 2014
Several other organizations are also pushing to remove the death penalty.
By Madison Denton | July 8, 2014
McCaskill has backed a fully paid for bill to lower loan interest rates.
By Maggie Stanwood | June 4, 2014
Gov. Jay Nixon expressed concern for bills that could reduce Missouri funding.
By Joe Clougher | April 30, 2014
House Bill 2122 would match donations to university scholarship funds with state funding.
By Joe Clougher | April 16, 2014
Nixon cuts $22 million from education budget Gov. Jay Nixon last week announced that he’ll be forced to cut back on funding for education in next year’s state budget. Nixon said the cuts — $15.6 million for K-12 schools, $3.2 million for community colleges and $3.2 ...
By Joe Clougher | April 2, 2014
Of Columbia’s four state representatives, three will run unopposed.
By Joe Clougher | April 2, 2014
Statehouse rejects Medicaid expansion The House rejected a budget proposal last week that would have expanded the state’s Medicaid program for low-income adults. The $1.6 billion expansion, which would have been financed largely by federal funds under the Affordable Care Act, was defeated 98-50 in a party-line vote ...
By Joe Clougher | March 19, 2014
Drone bill wins House approval A privacy measure that would limit future drone use will go up for a final vote this week. The legislation was greenlit by the Missouri House last week and will head to the Senate for adoption. Sponsored by Rep. Kenneth Wilson, R-Smithville, the bill would ...
By Joe Clougher | Jan. 22, 2014
The Maneater takes a look at bills up for vote in 2014.
By Bell Johnson | March 15, 2013
The changes would affect grades K-12.
By Bell Johnson | Feb. 15, 2013
The bill would redefine "misconduct" in the workplace.
By Bell Johnson | Jan. 29, 2013
If passed, the law would go into effect in 2015.
By Jeremy Truitt | March 6, 2012
Infestations are on the rise, and new bills look to help control them.