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Mike Anderson speaks with CBS News' Dean Reynolds from prison. (Photo: CBS News)

Man Who Avoided Prison Is Overwhelmed By Support

Mike Anderson says he’s grateful to everyone trying to get him free once more.

04/18/2014

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Lawmakers React to the House Sending Gov. Nixon an Income Tax Cut Bill

For the second straight year, the legislature sent a tax cut bill to Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon for his signature or veto.

04/17/2014

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Nebraska Technology Firm to Relocate to Missouri

MindMixer said Monday that it will create 85 jobs in Kansas City.

04/14/2014

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Nixon Announces Education Spending Restrictions

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon announced plans Thursday to freeze $22 million that had been budgeted for public schools and colleges because lawmakers failed to include enough money in a mid-year spending plan passed this week.

04/11/2014

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Missouri Senate Endorses Criminal Code Overhaul

The Missouri Senate endorsed legislation Monday to overhaul the state’s criminal laws for the first time since 1979 and create new punishment ranges for felony and misdemeanor crimes.

04/08/2014

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Senate Panel to Consider Missouri Budget Plan

The Senate Appropriations Committee is to begin hearings today on a roughly $26 billion budget for the fiscal year that starts in July.

04/07/2014

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Capitol Perspectives: The Art of Compromise

These past few weeks, we’ve seen signs of how difficult it has become to pursue compromise in Missouri’s General Assembly.

04/07/2014

Gov. Jay Nixon talks with reporters. (Photo by UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Missouri Tax Cut Advances Despite Nixon’s Concern

Despite concerns from the Democratic governor, Missouri’s Republican-led Legislature passed an income tax cut Tuesday that could reduce state tax revenues by hundreds of millions of dollars annually.

04/01/2014

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Pro-Marijuana Group Calls On Mo. Gov. For Pardon

Show Me Cannabis is calling on Governor Nixon seeking pardon for Missouri man serving life in prison of marijuana charges.

03/13/2014

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Nixon Brings Medicaid Expansion Push to St. Louis

Nixon and state Rep. Tommie Pierson are scheduled to host a community meeting at Greater St. Mark Family Church downtown at 6:30 p.m.

03/13/2014

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