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  • Rep. Bruce DeGroot, R-Ellisville, listens to his colleagues discuss the prison nursery proposal.
    Courtesy of Tim Bommell, Missouri House Communications
    The bill directs the Missouri Department of Corrections to establish a nursery within a women’s correctional facility by July 2025, and allow incarcerated women to stay with their newborns for their first 18 months.
  • Installing solar photovoltaic panel system. Solar panel technician installing solar panels on a roof. Alternative energy ecological concept.
    Sebastian Rothe/mmphoto - stock.adobe.com
    A bill passed by the Missouri Legislature would reduce barriers for individuals and businesses who want to access solar arrays. It would prevent Homeowners Associations from banning solar panels, put a sales and use tax exemption on solar equipment and pave the way for a "Value of Solar" study.