House Speaker Tim Jones

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Missouri Lawmakers Open to Making Execution Drug

Missouri legislative leaders say they are open to a suggestion from Attorney General Chris Koster that the state should start making its own execution drugs.

05/30/2014

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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

Missouri State Capitol (Jefferson City, Missouri) Photo: Getty Images,  Jordan McAlister

Eastern Missouri Senator Forgoes Re-Election Bid

Republican Sen. Brian Nieves, of Washington, withdrew Thursday after initially filing for re-election.

03/13/2014

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Capitol Perspectives: A Possible Rain Making Session

Missouri’s legislative session has begun on a note of partisan politics that suggests political campaigns will be a dominate undercurrent for the election-year session.

01/10/2014

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Many Issues Left For Mo. Legislature In Final Week

Tax credits and liability lawsuits will be the main issues of the week.

05/11/2013

Health-Care

Mo. House Democrats File Medicaid Expansion Bill

Some hospitals concerned about shutting down if Medicaid isn’t expanded.

02/18/2013

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