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Missouri Court to Hear Challenge to Gun Measure

The Missouri Supreme Court will hear a challenge to an Aug. 5 ballot measure that would enhance the state’s constitutional right to keep and bear arms.

07/03/2014

Senator Eric Schmitt with his wife Jaime and their three children, Stephen, Sophia, and Olivia (Photo: schmittforsenate.com)

Eric Schmitt Announces He’s Running for State Treasurer

The Republican State Senator from Glendale says he likes the office of state treasurer because it administers a program to help families save for their kid’s college education.

07/02/2014

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Gov. Nixon Vetoes 72-Hour Abortion Wait

Nixon said that legislators showed a “callous disregard for women” by granting no exception for rape and incest victims.

07/02/2014

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Missouri Revenues Fall Short of Projections

Missouri may soon need to dip into its reserves in order to pay its bills.

07/02/2014

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Poll: Obama ‘Worst President’ Since World War II

When surveyed, 33 percent named Obama the worst president since World War II.

07/02/2014

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Court Ruling Could Affect Missouri Union Fees

Missouri home health care workers could be affected by a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on union fees in Illinois.

07/01/2014

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Quinn Makes Minor Cuts to $35.7B Illinois Budget

Gov. Pat Quinn on Monday largely approved a 2015 state budget he has criticized as “incomplete” for not extending a temporary income tax increase.

07/01/2014

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The Mark Reardon Show – 6/27/14 – The Reardon Roundtable, Lynn Swann, Andrew Rossi

The Reardon Roundtable includes local attorney Jane Dueker, State Senator Kurt Schaefer, and President of the Board of Aldermen Lewis Reed. Topics include the Charlie Dooley/Mike Jones, school transfer issue, Nixon freezes $1 billion in […]

06/30/2014

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Durbin: Federally Funded Road Projects in Illinois Could be Halted

The U.S. Senate left D.C. for its week-long 4th of July break without voting on a bill that would replenish the fund for six months, with a price tag of $9 billion.

06/30/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 25: Demonstrators rally outside of the U.S. Supreme Court during oral arguments in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby March 25, 2014 in Washington, DC. The court heard from lawyers on both sides of Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby, a case that may determine whether the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 allows a for-profit corporation to deny its employees the health coverage of contraceptives to which the employees are otherwise entitled by federal law, based on the religious objections of the corporation's owners. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

UPDATE: Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Hobby Lobby

The case weighs the religious rights of employers and the right of women to the birth control of their choice.

06/30/2014