JEFFERSON CITY — Even as a Senate committee approved a proposed prescription drug monitoring program, a potential showdown on the bill's fate was playing out behind the scenes.

House Bill 90, sponsored by Rep. Holly Rehder, R-Sikeston, would create an electronic log that monitors prescription drug users through physicians and dispensers. 

  • State government reporter for fall 2016. Print and digital investigative reporting major. Follow me on Twitter at @_lucysherman.