Governor Nixon signed Senate Bill 5 into law last week. As I discussed in May, this Bill will have huge implications on municipal courts in this state, especially in St. Louis County.
These reforms are long overdue. On St. Louis Public Radio yesterday, Glendale/Kirkwood State Senator Eric Schmitt provides a thorough breakdown of Senate Bill 5. You can listen to this interesting interview here, and you can read the full text of the bill here.