Chris Kelly


Mark Reardon: State Representative Chris Kelly

Veteran Democratic legislator — State Representative Chris Kelly — is leaving the House after 18 years, but not without sharing some criticism of Missouri Governor Jay Nixon.


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Mo. House Endorses Voter Photo ID Requirement

Missouri House Republicans are trying again to enact legislation that would require voters to show photo identification before casting ballots.


Missouri Governor Jay Nixon and First Lady Georganne Nixon stand after taking the oath of office for a second term as Missouri's Governor at the State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri on January 14, 2013.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Lawmakers Mull Changes to Governor’s Budget Power

Enacting a constitutional amendment would require voter approval if the measure passes the Legislature


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Sales Tax Increase to Fund Roads Makes Comeback

The proposed ballot initiative will increase the sales tax by one percent, or one cent, if passed and all proceeds would go towards improving Missouri roads.


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Wade Redden: Goal And Assist In Game 1 ‘Icing On The Cake’

Boston Bruins defenseman Wade Redden joined Gresh and Zolak on Thursday to talk about his Game 1 performance against the Toronto Maple Leafs.


Corn plants struggle to survive in a drought-stricken farm field (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

‘Right To Farm’ To Be Guaranteed By Missouri Amendment

Some lawmakers said they fear the proposed constitutional right to farm could challenge regulations on puppy mills.



Missouri Lawmakers Push To Decrease Penalties For Marijuana Possession

People caught with small amounts of marijuana in Columbia usually only face a small fine and now a trio of Democratic state lawmakers want to make that the case for the entire state.



Nixon Remains Mute on Cigarette Tax

“I don’t expect to be active in anyway in that campaign and we’ll await the verdict of Missourians this fall,” Nixon said.


U.S. Rep. Todd Akin (R-St. Louis) announces he will challange Sen. Claire McCakill for her seat in 2012, while children Hannah, Abilgail and Wynn and wife Lulli, stand near in Creve Coeur, Missouri on May 17, 2011. Akin has represented Missouri's Second Congressional District for the past 11 years. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Mark Reardon: Missouri GOP Race & Amendment Two

David Catanese discusses the Missouri GOP Senate race. Chris Kelly and Mike McGhee discuss Missouri’s proposed Amendment Two.


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