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New Tax Cut Plan Debated in Missouri Senate

A new plan to cut Missouri income taxes is drawing opposition from both Republicans and Democrats in the state Senate.

03/05/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at the southern site of the Keystone XL pipeline on March 22, 2012 in Cushing, Oklahoma. Obama is pressing federal agencies to expedite the section of the Keystone XL pipeline between Oklahoma and the Gulf Coast. (Photo: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Jay Nixon Endorses Keystone Oil Pipeline

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is supporting the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline, joining other Midwestern governors who are urging President Barack Obama to approve its construction.

03/03/2014

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Missouri Revenue Department Cuts May Be Permanent

The budget cuts legislators imposed last year on the Missouri Department of Revenue likely will remain in place.

03/01/2014

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Medicaid Expansion In Missouri Could Mean 24,000 New Jobs

The Department of Economic Development projects the new jobs would bring in $9.9 billion in new wages.

02/22/2014

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Suit Over Missouri Execution Drug Draws Scrutiny

A ruling temporarily prohibiting a compounding pharmacy from selling execution drugs to Missouri could have implications across the country, a legal expert said Thursday.

02/13/2014

Two Lego men decorate the top of a wedding cake. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)

Gov. Nixon Supports Repealing Mo. Gay Marriage Ban

Gov. Jay Nixon said Thursday that he supports ending Missouri’s same-sex marriage ban and thinks voters should have a chance to repeal an amendment to the state constitution that defines marriage as between a man and a woman.

02/13/2014

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Troubled Missouri School Pays For Lobbying

An unaccredited St. Louis-area school district facing possible bankruptcy could pay as much as $130,000 for lobbying efforts while urging Missouri lawmakers to approve a financial rescue.

01/27/2014

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

Mo. Lawmakers, Governor $370M Apart On Budget

Missouri lawmakers could have to cut about $370 million from Gov. Jay Nixon’s budget if they don’t want to go along with his financial assumptions.

01/22/2014

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State Lawmakers Plot New Strategy To Defy Federal Gun Regulations

Having failed in an earlier effort to bar federal agents from enforcing gun regulations in Missouri, conservative lawmakers are trying a new tack this year: banding together with other like-minded states to defy certain federal laws at the same time.

01/12/2014

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Joint Tax Returns For Mo. Gay Couples Spur Suit

A newly filed lawsuit challenges Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon’s directive that state tax officials accept jointly filed returns from same-sex couples who have legally married in other states.

01/09/2014

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