Jack Suntrup covers state government and politics for the Post-Dispatch.
Officials fear state prosecutors working on federal cases could run afoul of Missouri's new Second Amendment Preservation Act.
Conservatives are pushing to ban Medicaid coverage for certain forms of contraception in Missouri.
After 30 days, local governments will need approval from governing boards for health orders, and government 'vaccine passports' will be banned.
GOP lawmakers approved bill partly in response to health orders in St. Louis County.
Republicans who control the redistricting process in Missouri could push for seven GOP-friendly districts, leaving Democrats with one.
Hartzler is the first member of Congress to announce a campaign to succeed U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt.
Opponents said the new law will make it more difficult to police bad actors.
Workers want a way to request a delayed return to the office if they have family and childcare responsibilities.
St. Louis and Washington University are requiring the shots; other universities in the region aren't.
The top budget writer in the Missouri House said he was encouraged by recent negotiations.