Gov. Rick Perry ordered lawmakers to meet again July 1 to act on abortion proposals, as well as separate bills that would boost highway funding and deal with a juvenile justice issue.
Even with Wednesday's decisions, where legally married gay couples live still may affect the federal benefits they can obtain, at least for now.
The $133 million expansion calls for GM to build a new 114,000-square-foot stamping press. Construction will begin in July and the press is expected to be operational by early 2015.
It would have cost $5 more to get a driver's license, $1.50 to register a car under the legislation.
The U.S. House approved a compromise Tuesday that would name the span the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge.
The court invalidated a provision of the federal Defense of Marriage Act Wednesday that has prevented married gay couples from receiving a range of tax, health and retirement benefits that are generally available to married people.
Legislation crafted by the U.S. Senate's "Gang of Eight" makes sense, financially and morally.
The state's education department issued guidelines to school districts in the St. Louis and Kansas City areas about how to handle an expected rush of school transfers.
Council members emphasized that this is not only a city government issue but a community issue.