Mo. changes child care rules to further prevent SIDS
For the first time in two decades, Missouri's child care rules have been updated. Effective this month, licensed child cares must put infants to sleep on their backs and have at least one staff member trained in first aid.
(l-r) State Senator Scott Rupp (R, Wentzville) and State Rep. John Diehl (R, Town and Country) during a redistricting meeting last month. None of the House or Senate redistricting committee members have so far announced any plans to run for Congress.
Credit (Marshall Griffin/St. Louis Public Radio)
This is the map that was eventually passed by the Missouri House and Senate, vetoed by Gov. Jay Nixon (D), and then enacted into state law when both chambers overrode the governor's veto.
The redistricting map passed by the Mo. House is currently before the Mo. Senate.
Credit Mo. House of Representatives
This is the redistricting map passed by a Mo. Senate commitee.
Credit Mo. Senate
An alternate map proposed by State Sen. Robin Wright-Jones (D, St. Louis) would preserve most of the congressional district currently held by fellow Democrat Russ Carnahan (NOTE: A digital copy of the map was not available at press time).
The Missouri Capitol Building in Jefferson City, Mo. Legislative action here on Thursday by Sen. Jason Crowell would refer the "right-to-work" issue to voters next year. (St. Louis Public Radio/Marshall Griffin)