A Missouri lawmaker wants organizers of initiative petitions to collect signatures from all of the state's congressional districts before their measures go on ballots.
Missouri lawmakers are considering moving back the state's 2012 presidential primaries.
A bill by Republican Sen. Kevin Engler, of Farmington, would change next year's primaries from early February to early March.
Missouri has held presidential primaries in February under a state law.
The Missouri Department of Conservation would have to reimburse landowners for any damage caused by the reintroduction of elk, under a bill filed this week in the State Senate.
If passed, the state would be liable for damage to crops, pastures, livestock, buildings and other property, as well as injuries in traffic crashes caused by elk.
The Federal Election Commission says Missouri Democrat Robin Carnahan can set up a legal defense fund to help cover $85,000 of costs from a copyright lawsuit brought by the Fox News Network.
A proposal seeking a constitutional convention to allow states to repeal federal laws has divided some conservatives in the Missouri House.
The resolution by Jefferson City Republican Jay Barnes urges Congress to call a convention to draft a constitutional amendment allowing states to repeal federal laws, if two-thirds vote to do so.
But debate stalled on the measure this past week without reaching a vote.
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