After passing through the House this week, the Senate held a second reading on Rep. Kip Kendrick’s Allan Purdy Work-Study Program bill.
House members approved the amendments during a final roll-call vote March 29, sending the bill and its amendments to the Senate for hearing and revision.
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.”
The proposed bill differs from a previous House budget, which would have cut MU funding significantly.
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.
Senate Bill 627 aims to curb suicide on campuses in Missouri.
Following the resignations of former UM System President Tim Wolfe and Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin, several Missouri lawmakers issued statements of support.
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.
“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
Minimum wage increases at a local level could be possible throughout Missouri.
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.
The bill, sponsored by State Rep. Stephen Webber, D-Columbia, would create guidelines to ensure equal pay.
A state representative proposed a referendum to amend the Missouri Constitution.
The award celebrates advocacy for and contributions to MU.
The new appointees will replace two members who retired at the Dec. 12 meeting.
Nixon vetoed a record-breaking 33 bills, but the state General Assembly overrode 11
Several other organizations are also pushing to remove the death penalty.
McCaskill has backed a fully paid for bill to lower loan interest rates.
Gov. Jay Nixon expressed concern for bills that could reduce Missouri funding.