Missouri House votes for local lobbyist gift ban

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – The Missouri House has voted to prohibit local elected officials from accepting lobbyist gifts. The proposal received initial approval Tuesday with a voice vote. It would prevent any local government official, including superintendents or charter school operators, from accepting lobbyist gifts. The measure would apply to cities, counties, municipalities, school…

Florissant Lifts Pit Bull Ban

Florissant, MO (KTRS) ┬áPit bulls are no longer off limits in Florissant. The Florissant City Council voted on Monday night to end its ban on pit bulls, but strengthened its dangerous dog ordinance. That ordinance contains stronger language requiring residents to register their pets and for enforcing rules on spaying and neutering. The removal of…