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Minimum wage in St. Louis increases to $10 per hour

By Laura Halleman | May 16, 2017

ST. LOUIS — Employers in the city of St. Louis must comply with a new law that goes into effect immediately and raises the minimum wage to $10 per hour for all employees who work at least 20 hours a week.

Missouri judicial selection process comes under fire

By Laura Halleman | Apr 12, 2017

JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri Senate leader Ron Richard (R-Joplin) wants to repeal the process for selecting justices to the state’s Supreme Court.

Appeals court upholds decision on ConocoPhillips' leaking storage tanks

By Laura Halleman | Apr 9, 2017

SPRINGFIELD — The Missouri Court of Appeals Southern District has upheld a decision by a lower court in favor of ConocoPhillips in a lawsuit alleging it took money from an insurance fund for the cleanup of leaking underground storage tanks.

St. Louis named to top spot in tort reform group's Judicial Hellholes report

By Laura Halleman | Feb 10, 2017

ST. LOUIS — Citing lax expert standards and huge payouts for plaintiffs, St. Louis has been named to the top spot in the annual Judicial Hellholes report released by the American Tort Reform Foundation (ATRF).

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