The Missouri House has given first-round approval to a Republican-proposed map that would redraw the state’s congressional districts, reducing them from nine to eight.
It eliminates the St. Louis-area district currently held by Democrat Russ Carnahan.
A Missouri House committee heard three bills today that would extend the state's texting-while-driving ban to all motorists.
But the bills differ in how the law would be enforced.
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