Government & Politics

June 14, 2016 11:09 AM

KC municipal court officials say legislative reforms would make things worse

Missouri legislation reduces fines, eliminates jail for certain offenses

Bill awaiting Nixon’s signature worries area officials

Supporters say reform is needed on the east side of Missouri

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