Political news

According to Southeast Missourian's Scott Moyers, the Cape Girardeau City Council will considering a requirement for scooter riders to wear helmets. Sarina Webb brought the idea to City Council representative Mark Lanzotti, who gives his full support. Webb will speak at the council's study session at 5.p.m. today.

Cape Girardeau police cannot enforce a city ordinance that bans placing handbills on windshields. The Southeast Missourian's Scott Moyers reports federal judge John Ross issued the preliminary injunction after the Ku Klux Klan sued the city, citing infringement of free speech.