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Mo. House Votes to Expand Sales Tax Exemptions

Pizza parlors, doughnut shops and even convenience stores all could be in line for a tax break on the food that they make and sell as a result of a measure moving through the Missouri Legislature.

04/18/2014

Standing in front of the Missouri-made Mercury space capsule at the James S. McDonnell Planetarium, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon comments after signing legislation that would help Missouri to compete for production of the Boeing 777X plane creating thousands of advanced manufacturing jobs, in St. Louis on December 10, 2013. With more than a dozen states vying to build the 777X, Nixon called the legislature into a special session, passing Senate Bill 1. The Boeing 777X will be the largest and most efficient twin-engine jet in the world. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

State Rep. Wants Nixon to Make Boeing Offer Public

One Missouri Representative wants to know exactly what was in Governor Jay Nixon’s offer to Boeing. Was anything added to the offer after it was passed by the legislature?

01/08/2014

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Gov. Nixon Calls Off Medicaid Talks After Lawmakers Change Venue

Nixon invited the House and Senate Interim Committees on Medicaid to meet with him and his administration across the street from his mansion.

11/20/2013

Healthcare

Mo. Lawmakers Talk Federal Waivers for Medicaid

Less than a week before the federal marketplace for health insurance launches into action, a bipartisan group of Mo. lawmakers met to discuss plans for the state’s Medicaid program.

09/27/2013

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Mo. House Panel To Consider Medicaid Expansion

The Democrats’ bill is not expected to pass. But Republican Rep. Jay Barnes plans to introduce his own Medicaid proposal.

02/25/2013

Rep. Jay Barnes (R)

Federal Repeal Measure Splits Missouri Conservatives

The resolution urges Congress to call a convention to draft a constitutional amendment allowing states to repeal federal laws.

02/19/2011

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