The president will stump for Robin Carnahan and make a stop to talk about the economy.
In a special session, the Missouri House extended tax breaks to seniors, data centers and manufacturers in the transportation center. The House also voted on changes that require state employees to make payments toward their pensions.
New legislation raises retirement age and requires workers to contribute part of their pay toward pensions.
Byrd died peacefully at about 3 a.m. at Inova Hospital in Fairfax, Va. He had been in the hospital since late last week.
Many employees on Capitol Hill work with their dogs underfoot.
The initiative to provide incentives to keep Ford Motor Co. in the state seemed to have majority support during the special session. Most of the legislative work will begin next week.
Obama is scheduled to attend a fundraiser for Democratic nominee Robin Carnahan's senatorial campaign in Kansas City.
The lawsuit asks a judge to declare Gov. Jay Nixon's directives for school funding illegal and to order the state to pay Kansas City schools under a separate plan approved by the legislature.
Purgason has begun airing ads criticizing Republican front-runner Roy Blunt as a "Washington insider."
The ballot measure would defy the federal health care law requiring most Americans to have insurance or face fines, starting in 2014.
Gov. Jay Nixon visited Columbia auto workers and touted legislation aimed at keeping Ford Motor Co. in Missouri.
Nixon planned to speak Tuesday to a Columbia factory that makes axles for Ford Motor Co. The governor is considering calling a special session starting June 28 on legislation providing incentives for companies that make factory improvements for new products.
Scott Eckersley is running as a Democrat for the same seat currently held by former Gov. Matt Blunt's father, Roy Blunt.
Her itinerary includes a stop in Columbia on Wednesday.
The ethics bill passed by the General Assembly on Friday does not include renewed caps on campaign donations.
One lawmaker said the original age restriction was meant to be a compromise, and the ban should apply to everyone, not just those under age 21.
Despite some officially upbeat assessments, the session ended Friday with a ho-hum evaluation from many rank-and-file lawmakers.
Here's a wrap-up of the action from the last day of the Missouri General Assembly's 2010 session.
The Missouri legislature began moving on several major issues during its final week of the 2010 session. These issues included ethics reform, insurance for families with autistic children, plumbing restrictions and a jobs bill.