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KANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 29:  Running back Jamaal Charles #25 of the Kansas City Chiefs rushes past free safety Ryan Mundy #21 of the New York Giants during the second half on September 29, 2013 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri.  Kansas City defeated New York 31-7. (Photo: Peter Aiken/Getty Images)

Mo. Senate Wants Kansas City to Host Super Bowl

A task force would be charged with trying to bring the Super Bowl to Kansas City under a resolution passed by the Missouri Senate.

04/11/2014

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Nixon Announces Education Spending Restrictions

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon announced plans Thursday to freeze $22 million that had been budgeted for public schools and colleges because lawmakers failed to include enough money in a mid-year spending plan passed this week.

04/11/2014

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House Passes Bill Exempting Gyms From Sales Tax

The Missouri House approved legislation Thursday aimed at shielding gyms, fitness centers and others from sales taxes, with lawmakers contending the state’s tax laws have been applied in ways never intended.

04/11/2014

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Illinois Senate Make Efforts for a Federal Constitution Convention

Some Illinois Senators want to amend a constitution that rules that money during a political campaigns is “protected speech.”

04/09/2014

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Mo. Legislature Sets Aside $2M For Normandy Schools

District is financially-strapped, partly because of school transfer costs.

04/08/2014

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Legislation Would Lessen Penalties for Small-Time Marijuana Users

Small-time pot users—those who use less than two ounces and who face a judge for the first time—rarely go to jail, but a measure making its way through the Missouri Senate would ensure they don’t.

04/08/2014

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Missouri Senate Endorses Criminal Code Overhaul

The Missouri Senate endorsed legislation Monday to overhaul the state’s criminal laws for the first time since 1979 and create new punishment ranges for felony and misdemeanor crimes.

04/08/2014

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Missouri Senate Backs Fix-It List of 300 Items

Missouri senators have approved a to-do list of more than 300 items that could be funded through a bonding proposal.

04/08/2014

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Senate Panel to Consider Missouri Budget Plan

The Senate Appropriations Committee is to begin hearings today on a roughly $26 billion budget for the fiscal year that starts in July.

04/07/2014

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Capitol Perspectives: The Art of Compromise

These past few weeks, we’ve seen signs of how difficult it has become to pursue compromise in Missouri’s General Assembly.

04/07/2014

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Visitors to the Gateway Arch leave after discovering the monument is closed in St. Louis on October 1, 2013. The Arch and other National Parks throughout the United States are closed due to the federal government shutdown. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Government Shutdown Closes Gateway Arch

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