Gov. Jay Nixon said Wednesday there is "a solid shot" of including the tax break on the agenda for the legislative session that begins next Tuesday.
The laws, which go into effect at midnight on Sunday, come from both the Missouri Senate and House.
Although U.S. officials don't know the whereabouts of Moammar Gadhafi, President Obama said Gadhafi no longer has power in Libya.
Gov. Jay Nixon called for a special session of the Missouri General Assembly on Sept. 6 to discuss job creation priorities and recovery efforts for natural disasters.
Missouri's November 2012 ballot will include a proposed amendment that would require voters to show a government-issued photo ID. A public forum Sept. 14 will address this issue.
President Barack Obama plans to announce a broad package of tax cuts, construction work and help for the millions of Americans who have been unemployed for months.
The proposed Missouri ballot initiative would limit interest rates on payday, car-title and other short-term loans to 36 percent.
The Texas congressman believes in a very limited role for government. He finished second in this weekend's Iowa straw poll.
Some Republicans feared Pawlenty would not bring the fight to President Barack Obama if he were elected the GOP presidential nominee.
A slew of Republicans are seeking the chance to challenge President Barack Obama in fall 2012. Texas Gov. Rick Perry formally entered the race Saturday, as Iowa straw poll voters picked Michele Bachmann as their top choice.
President Barack Obama's bus tour begins Monday and will take him to prairie communities in Minnesota and through Iowa and Illinois.
How to redistrict the St. Louis area was one of the biggest topics of disagreement.
The commission,facing an Aug. 18 deadline for proposing a tentative map, meets again next week.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry hosted what he has called a national day of prayer before an audience filled with people who sang with arms outstretched in prayer.
Nixon and lawmakers have been working on an agreement for an economic development package. The governor is planning a special session in September.
Although the federal government managed to avert a national financial crisis, many professional and graduate students fear they may face a financial challenge as a result of cuts to subsidized student loans.
Following the House's vote on Monday, the Senate followed suit with last-minute debt legislation on Tuesday.
No compromise had been sealed Sunday, just two days before a deadline to raise the federal debt limit and enable the government to keep paying its bills.
Tuesday's deadline still looms large as Republicans and Democrats appear to be at a standstill.
The House passed the bill 218-210.