Missouri legislation would improve open records law

The Sunshine Law currently allows fines of up to $1,000 against officials or governmental bodies who "knowingly" violate it. The legislation would reduce the fines to $100 but no longer require that violations were "knowing."

Missouri bill seeks to ban gender-based abortions

The bill would allow criminal charges and civil lawsuits against doctors for performing abortions on women who they know are seeking to end a pregnancy solely based on gender or potential physical or mental disabilities.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: The gun industry targets the kiddie market

There are about 300,000 fewer hunters today than a decade ago and the number of hunters in the overall population has fallen from 7 percent to 6 percent. So, bring in the kids.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Finally, a boost for immigration reform

Republicans don’t want the party stuck any longer with the image that it will do whatever it can to make life difficult for illegal immigrants. We must adopt a new and better approach. Sensible immigration changes are essential to the success of this country.

All 4 senators from Missouri, Illinois support 'Stan Span'

Almost immediately after his death, fans, lawmakers and others began pushing for naming the new Interstate 70 bridge the Stan Musial Memorial Bridge.

St. Louis restaurant that helps retrain homeless moving

McMurphy's Grill expected to reopen sometime this year in the St. Patrick Center on North Tucker Boulevard.