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Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Gov. Quinn Faces Questions About Anti-Violence Program

Democratic Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is facing a steady stream of questions about a now-defunct anti-violence program he started in the run-up to his 2010 election.

07/16/2014

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Medical Marijuana Rules OK’d By Illinois Committee

An Illinois legislative committee approved rules Tuesday for the state’s medical cannabis program, which means would-be growers and retailers can soon apply for permits.

07/15/2014

File photo of a person holding a gun. (Photo: Getty Images/Scott Barbour)

Quinn Calls For Assault Rifle Ban In Illinois

The governor made an appearance Sunday on behalf of the Illinois Public Safety Act, which was introduced in the spring legislative session but not acted upon.

07/13/2014

Sharon Carpenter

St. Louis Recorder of Deeds Resigns Amid Allegations of Nepotism

Facing allegations of nepotism, longtime St. Louis City Recorder of Deeds resigns.

07/11/2014

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Beer Sales at the Missouri Capitol Blocked by Gov. Nixon

The governor said alcohol sales could have presented a poor image to children and families

07/10/2014

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Gov. Nixon Veteoes “Sham” Payday Loan Legislation

“Missourians want meaningful payday lending reform, not a sham effort at reform that allows such predatory practices to continue,” Nixon said

07/10/2014

File photo of students doing Jumping Jacks. (Photo by Erika Goldring/Getty Images for Laureus)

Jumping Jack To Become Official Missouri Exercise

The jumping jack is about to become Missouri’s official state exercise.

07/10/2014

Gov. Jay Nixon talks with reporters. (Photo by UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Governor Blocks Alcohol Sales At Missouri Capitol

Gov. Jay Nixon has put the kibosh on plans to sell beer and wine at the Missouri Capitol.

07/10/2014

Mark Reardon - weekdays 2-4pm

The Mark Reardon Show – July 9th, 2014 – David Stokes, Jamilah Nasheed, Alonzo Byrd, Bev Randles, Todd Rokita

How does Missouri stack up against Texas when it comes to employment and economic growth? Show Me Institute policy analyst, David Stokes crunches the numbers Missouri State Senator Jamilah Nasheed accuses Fair St. Louis of […]

07/09/2014

File photo of a jail cell. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Missouri Measure Targets Arrest Mugshot Websites

People humiliated by online mugshots of their past arrests will soon have greater legal options in Missouri.

07/09/2014