Updated at 9:08 p.m. with comments from State Rep. Eric Burlison (R, Springfield), SB29's House handler.
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has announced his veto of SB29, the so-called "paycheck protection" bill.
The bill would have required unions to get annual permission to withhold fees and dues from public employee paychecks.
The Missouri House has given final passage to legislation that would limit labor unions' ability to deduct dues and fees from the paychecks of public employees.
The Missouri House has passed legislation that would allow motorcyclists to ride without wearing helmets.
Updated at 2:00 p.m. with quotes from State Reps. Mike Leara (R) and Stacey Newman (D).
Lawmakers proposing gun control legislation could end up in prison under a bill introduced by a Missouri House Republican.
Rep. Mike Leara, of St. Louis County, said Tuesday that he has no illusions that his bill actually will pass and become law.
Legislation that would revive three benevolent tax credits that died last year has been passed by the Missouri House.
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