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In St. Louis on May 28, Gov. Jay Nixon speaks about a group of tax cut bills passed in the final moments of the legislative session. Photo: KMOX/Allison Blood

Gov. Nixon Vetoes, Freezes $1B of Spending

The Democratic governor said his actions were necessary because the budget approved by the Republican-led Legislature was “dangerously out of balance.”

06/24/2014

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Lawsuit: Missouri Lawmakers Would Redo Gun Measure

New arguments are being raised against a proposed Missouri constitutional amendment that would enhance the right to bear arms.

06/24/2014

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Auditor: Gun Rights Proposal Could Cost Missouri

Does the right “to keep and bear arms” come at a cost?

06/23/2014

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Illinoisans to Vote on Minimum Wage Hike

Proposal would make the wage $10 per hour by 2015.

06/22/2014

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Could Mo. Gun Rights Proposal Cost The State?

Auditor Tom Schweich raises the possibility

06/22/2014

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay (UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Slay Attends U.S. Conference Of Mayors

St. Louis city leader pushing for federal minimum wage hike & touting City Arch River project

06/22/2014

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Stenger Releases State Tax Returns

Stenger says he will now ask Dooley again if he’ll agree to a debate.

06/20/2014

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Dooley Releases Campaign Ads

With about six weeks left until the st. Louis County Executive’s primary, incumbent Charlie Dooley has released his first two campaign ads.

06/20/2014

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New Missouri Law Reaffirms Funeral Protest Ban

Gov. Jay Nixon has signed legislation reaffirming Missouri’s ban on protests near funerals.

06/20/2014

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn (Photo: Getty/Scott Olson)

Quinn Approves Plan to Fund Illinois Poison Center

Gov. Pat Quinn has signed on to a plan to keep the Illinois Poison Center open after it has seen a number of budget cuts in recent years.

06/19/2014

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