The Associated Press - Law & Lawmakers Sun Feb 25 6:15 AM
Greitens blames politics, but even some in GOP concerned
ST. LOUIS (AP) Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is blaming his felony invasion of privacy indictment on a "reckless liberal prosecutor," holding fast to the assertion that any case stemming from his admitted extramarital affair is politically driven.
Feb 23 11:38PM AP

The Latest: Missouri GOP: Indictment is 'political hit job
ST. LOUIS (AP) The Latest on the indictment of Republican Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (all times local):
Feb 23 5:53PM AP

Missouri governor stirred disputes before affair, indictment
Missouri Republican Gov. Eric Greitens courted controversy and touched off political disputes even before acknowledging an extramarital affair that led to his indictment Thursday on a felony invasion of privacy charge.
Feb 23 1:00AM AP

Missouri Senate approves drug take-back program
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) The Missouri Senate has passed a bill that would create a drug take-back program in the state.
Feb 22 10:54PM AP

House budget leader proposes reduced higher education cuts
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) Missouri colleges and universities may still face budget cuts next year, but they may be less than what the governor wants.
Feb 22 10:11PM AP

Texas transgender wrestler back to defend state title
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Mack Beggs is back.
Feb 22 6:08AM AP

State high court to hear arguments on promotions tax dispute
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) The Ohio Supreme Court says it will hear arguments in a dispute over promotions offered by the Cincinnati Reds to ticket buyers including bobbleheads and other items.
Feb 22 5:19AM AP

Missouri bill could take licenses from some teen drivers
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) A Missouri bill would confiscate licenses from teenagers accused of unlawful driving.
Feb 21 6:18PM AP

Missouri House pushes back against 'revenge porn
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) The Missouri House has given initial approval to a bill outlawing so-called "revenge porn."
Feb 20 11:36PM AP

Missouri House gives initial approval to industrial hemp
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) The Missouri House has given initial approval to a bill legalizing industrial hemp.
Feb 20 8:04PM AP

West Virginia Senate passes sports wagering bill
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) The West Virginia Senate passed a bill Tuesday to legalize sports betting at the state's five casinos in the event that a U.
Feb 20 7:10PM AP

Hero, harasser or both? Shaun White's newly complex legacy
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) It was expected to be a coronation: snowboarder Shaun White, shredding the halfpipe in an epic performance that won him Olympic gold at Pyeongchang four years after a devastating loss in Sochi and just four months after a nasty fall during practice sent him to a hospital.
Feb 19 7:47PM AP

Hero, harasser or both? Shaun White's newly complex legacy
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) It was expected to be a coronation: snowboarder Shaun White, shredding the halfpipe in an epic performance that won him Olympic gold at Pyeongchang four years after a devastating loss in Sochi and two years after a run that nearly killed him.
Feb 19 9:45AM AP

Missouri bill would ease restrictions on felons in workplace
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) A proposal in the Missouri Legislature seeks to give convicted felons a second chance in pursuing a career.
Feb 18 8:30PM AP

Missouri bill would give total ban on texting and driving
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) A Missouri bill would put a blanket ban on using devices like cell phones and GPS receivers while driving.
Feb 16 7:45PM AP

Raiders' Las Vegas stadium exceeds minority hiring target
LAS VEGAS (AP) Construction work on the partly publicly financed Las Vegas stadium that the Oakland Raiders will call home in two years has so far exceeded the targets for minority and women hiring and small business participation.
Feb 16 2:34AM AP

Oregon lawmakers move to ease scrubbing of racist provisions
SALEM, Ore. (AP) When Oregon lawmaker Julie Fahey and her husband bought a house, the deed said that only whites could live there unless the person was a domestic servant.
Feb 16 12:24AM AP

Missouri Senate passes electric rate legislation
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) The Missouri Senate passed legislation Thursday that could allow the state's largest electric companies to recoup more of their costs for infrastructure improvements from their customers.
Feb 15 9:57PM AP

Attorney general residency rule gets pushback in Missouri
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) Missouri lawmakers could change a law that sparked controversy over where the state's attorney general lives.
Feb 15 8:12PM AP

Missouri House passes bill to allow needle exchanges
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) The Missouri House has passed a bill to make it legal for organizations to provide free needles to drug users.
Feb 15 6:09PM AP