Audio: Pre-filed bill in Missouri legislature would be among the most restrictive abortion measures in the nation

Missouri lawmakers could be considering a far-reaching abortion restriction in the upcoming legislative session.     Republican state Representative Nick Schroer of O’Fallon pre-filed a bill this week that would prohibit doctors from performing abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected. The measure, which allows for exceptions in medical emergencies, would ban most abortions after […]

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Audio: Dozens of Missouri bills become law today

Dozens of bills passed by the Missouri Legislature this year become law today. Alisa Nelson reports about some of the top proposals becoming official.     The Legislature is fully funding the formula used to finance Missouri’s K-12 public schools by giving 3.5 billion dollars to education. State aid to most of Missouri’s public colleges […]

Nate Walker

Missouri Legislature approves House Bill 1428

State Representative Nate Walker of Kirksville reports the legislature approved a bill he supported, which ensures vacancies in important county offices are filled in a timely manner. House Bill 1428 is meant to avoid situations where a vacancy causes a county office to shut down. The bill requires the county commission in all non-charter counties […]