The Missouri Senate declined to vote on an ethics bill, including a proposal to reinstate campaign contribution limits.
The Senate on Wednesday debated the measure that also would have imposed a 10-year period before lawmakers could become lobbyists. The bill also would've required lawmakers to electronically report contributions of more than $25 during legislative sessions.
The President of the Meramec campus of the St. Louis Community College has resigned.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Chancellor Myrtle Dorsey announced in a letter to faculty and students Monday that she had accepted the resignation of Meramec President George Wasson. The resignation is effective immediately.
USA Swimming has announced that the 2016 Olympic swimming trials will be held in Omaha, besting St. Louis and the other finalist for host city, San Antonio.
The announcement was made during a 20 minute presentation on Saturday evening.
Omaha also hosted the trials in 2008 and 2012. In 2012 the trials gave Omaha a $20 million economic boost and were attended by more than 164,000 fans. The eight day event also aired on prime time television.
Missouri senators are considering a measure to impose tough attendance requirements for students receiving state-sponsored scholarships.
Sponsoring Republican Sen. David Pearce, of Warrensburg, says the bill is designed to help students finish their degrees on time. It would require them to take a defined number of credit hours per semester to remain eligible for aid.
The Bright Flight, Access Missouri and the A+ Schools Program would be affected.
The measure has already won first-round approval and is expected to be sent to the House this week.