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Mo. Voters Reject Change In Judicial Selection

Missouri voters have rejected a proposal that would have changed the process of nominating and appointing judges.

11/06/2012

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Judge Upholds Ballot Summary for Missouri Court Measure

Secretary of State Robin Carnahan wrote the summary that will appear on the Nov. 6 ballot. A lawsuit argued Carnahan’s language was unfair and obscured the measure’s true effect.

09/10/2012

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Mo. Lawmakers Debate Lottery for Vets

The proposal by Republican Sheila Solon, of Blue Springs, would allow a new, electronic pull-tab game to help fund veterans’ homes.

04/19/2012

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Bill Dealing with Illinois Public Pensions Moves Forward

A union leader calls it the “wrong medicine” and suggests it won’t matter.

04/18/2012

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Property Tax Break for Active Vets

The measure would provide an exemption on personal property that active-duty military personnel from Missouri.

04/11/2012

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Proposed Voter ID Headed to Court

The Republican-led Legislature last year passed a proposed constitutional amendment that would clear the way for separate legislation requiring a photo ID.

03/16/2012

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Missouri Politican’s Amendment to Bar Voters from Enacting Laws

The proposal would add a “right to raise livestock” to the Missouri Constitution.

02/21/2012

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Illinoisans Petition for Ethics Reforms

We must have a way for people to petition and gather signatures to improve our government

02/13/2012

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Mo Senate Debates Separation of Church and State

“Do we care more about providing a high-quality education to students, or do we care more about continuing the bureaucracy of an institution?

01/24/2012