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Governor Nixon Signs Bills to Help Children In Need

WEBSTER GROVES, MO–(KMOX)–Governor Nixon signs three bills into law to help residential treatment facilities for children, and to help foster care children and parents. Appearing at the Epworth Children and Family Services center, the governor […]


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Gov. Nixon Scheduled to Sign New Tax break

Missourians could get a tax break for donating to facilities that provide care to the developmentally disabled.


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Possible Mo. Budget Cuts Due Out Today

Missouri universities and social services programs may soon learn whether their budgets will be cut for the upcoming year


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Thousands Email Nixon About Mo. Contraception Bill

Thousands of emails and letters are flooding the Missouri governor’s office as he decides whether to sign health insurance legislation.


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Mo. Early Head Start Budget Slashed

Lawmakers cut state funding for Early Head Start programs nearly in half, from $5.67 million to $2.65 million.


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Mo. Lawmakers Seek To Bolster Senior Protections

People who use their influence to take financial advantage of elderly and disabled Missourians could face criminal charges.



Analysis: Mo. Preschool Grants Run Past End Date

When it was launched in the late 1990s, a Missouri grant program for preschools was intended to last only a short time.


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Mo. Lawmakers Wrapping Up Another One

Missouri’s legislature enters the final day of its 2012 session with few major issues remaining.


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Mo. No Call List for Cell Phones

The measure would prohibit most solicitations by phone call or text message to cellphones.


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Joplin Schools get Safe Rooms

Missouri is providing $2.3 million to help build special rooms at five Joplin schools designed to withstand severe weather.




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