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Missouri Senate Panel Approves Spending Plan

The Appropriations Committee on Wednesday endorsed its plan for state spending during the fiscal year that begins July 1.

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Mo. Senate Backs Potential for Preschool Ratings

Missouri senators have endorsed legislation that could lead to the development of a preschool rating system by private or nonprofit groups.

04/23/2014

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Mo. House Panel to Consider Impeaching Gov. Nixon

A Republican-led Missouri House committee plans to hold a hearing on measures seeking to impeach Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon.

04/23/2014

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Lawsuit Accuses Ill. Governor Of Patronage Hiring

Chicago attorney says Pat Quinn played politics with IDOT jobs.

04/22/2014

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Republican US Sen. Blunt Speaks to Mo. House

He says there are no federal solutions to many problems confronting governments.

04/22/2014

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Missouri House Panel Endorses Bonding Plan

The proposal calls for spending at least $200 million on a new state mental health facility in Fulton.

04/22/2014

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Bob Dole Says US Should Send Weapons To Ukraine

Former Republican presidential nominee Bob Dole said Monday that the U.S. should send weapons, including tanks, to Ukraine to help it resist Russia’s moves on its territory and to send Russian President Vladimir Putin a strong message.

04/21/2014

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Missouri Lawmakers Debate Bright Flight Changes for Students

Missouri lawmakers believe that the expansion of top student scholarships, possibly could add a forgivable loan component to the Bright Flight program, keeping students in the state after graduation.

04/21/2014

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Missouri Lawmakers Ask Gov. Nixon for Harsher Sentences

Missouri lawmakers are asking Gov. Nixon for a bill that would create new classes of felonies and misdemeanors, reorganizing crimes to fit the new penalty structure.

04/21/2014

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Mayors’ Group Pushes for Illinois Pension Reform

More than two dozen Illinois mayors are set to hold a news conference, hoping to encourage state lawmakers to make changes to pension systems for local police and fire departments.

04/21/2014

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