The bill would require fired employees filing discrimination suits to prove the discrimination was the motivating factor in their dismissal. It would also limit the amount of punitive damages they can receive.
The trimming makes up a small portion of the overall budget and mostly won't affect the services people expect from government.
The Missouri Press Association says a bill that would severely limit records to crime scene images is detrimental to a free press and an open government.
The proposed money would help decrease student costs such as course fees for students across the state, but would not affect the planned tuition increases.
Chris Koster broke with his party to file an amicus brief that says the new law requiring most Americans to obtain health insurance is unconstitutional.
The redistricting plan was passed by a 4-3 vote and now awaits a vote on the Senate floor. There, the House's plan will be put up against the Senate's plan.
The report by a commission of business leaders from around the state has recommendations on how Missouri can boost its economy.
To view the images, a person would have to get written permission from the victim's family or a court order.
The president of the Columbia Professional Firefighters said the union has no plans to stay on the sidelines in future municipal elections. Organizations' endorsements were a lightning rod in this year's City Council election.
President Barack Obama and congressional leaders reached an historic agreement just before the deadline late Friday night to cut about $38 billion in federal spending and avert the first federal closure in 15 years.
A temporary federal spending measure expires at midnight Friday. A government shutdown would furlough workers considered nonessential, while essential workers would stay on the job.
Republicans are seeking a one-week extension of the funding bill. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says the main issues holding up the bill are reproductive rights and clean air.
Online price estimates could allow people to see their out-of-pocket costs for various medical procedures and tests under the proposed legislation.
Some House representatives want school districts to create policies against cyberbullying and to strengthen on-campus anti-bullying rules.
One part of the bill would make it easier for adopted adults or their descendants to find out information about their biological parents if those parents have died.
President Barack Obama is negotiating with Republicans in proposed budget cuts. New York Sen. Chuck Schumer blamed the tea party movement.
The show will end later this year, but the station and Glenn Beck said they will continue to work together to create new projects.
Helen Anthony beat Glen Ehrhardt by about 200 votes for a seat on the Columbia City Council.
Fred Schmidt, the treasurer for the Missouri Bicycle and Pedestrian Foundation, was elected Tuesday to represent the First Ward on the Columbia City Council.
After census data showed that Missouri grew at a rate slower than the rest of the country, the state Senate and House approved a redistricting plan that separates Missouri into eight districts rather than nine.