Another Republican lawmaker in Missouri is getting national attention -- this time for a very short piece of legislation that critics say could punish poor children who get sick. House Bill 1040, introduced last week, says in its entirety: "School age children of welfare recipients must attend pub ... More >>
Republican legislator Representative Zachary Wyatt held a press conference today in Jefferson City at which he and several of his colleagues officially denounced the much-ridiculed "Don't Say Gay" bill proposed by fellow Republican Rep. Steve Cookson. Wyatt then announced to the world that he is gay ... More >>
A week after Republicans sponsors in the Missouri House referred it to committee, a bill that would severely restrict conversations about sexual orientation in public schools is under attack from a growing number of detractors including educators, doctors and fellow politicians. HB 2051 would permit ... More >>
A Missouri legislator from near the Arkansas border is pushing a bill that would severly restrict conversations about sexual orientation in Missouri schools.State Rep. Steve Cookson's HB 2051 is backed by 19 co-sponsors who helped push the legislation last week to the House Elementary and Secondary ... More >>
Legislators call for a probe of the nonprofit that governs Missouri high school sports.