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.