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Mo. Senate Could Consider Ethics Legislation

The Missouri Senate majority leader says the chamber could debate ethics legislation this week that would curb lobbying.

04/14/2014

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Bill Passes to Implement Retirement Plan in Illinois

State Senator Daniel Bisssponsors a bill that will create a retirement plan for companies that currently do not have one in place for employees.

04/14/2014

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Absent Lawmakers Key On Next Right To Work Vote

Some Missouri House members ducked out on previous vote

04/13/2014

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Oberweis Sponsors Minimum Wage Bill with Age Restriction

U.S. Senate nominee sponsors a bill to raise minimum wage in Illinois to $10 an hour, but under a specific age restriction.

04/11/2014

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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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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