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St. Louis Cardinals owner Bill DeWitt Jr. holds the siccors as he cuts the ribbon during a VIP Opening of Ballpark Village in St. Louis on March 27, 2014. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Developers Promise Expansion at Ballpark Village Opening

Developers made a promise for the future, with Blake Cordish promising that Ballpark Village would pack downtown with other developments.

03/28/2014

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Missouri Governor Again Pushes Tax Credit Curbs

A day after senators endorsed a tax cut plan, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said Thursday that any discussion of tax cuts “is a nonstarter” until lawmakers first curb the amount of tax breaks going to commercial and residential developers.

03/28/2014

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Mo. Senate Endorses Plan for Building Bonds

Though some Republicans objected to incurring more debt, Missouri senators gave initial approval Thursday to a plan that would authorize $600 million of bonds to pay for hundreds of long-needed repairs at state buildings and public colleges.

03/28/2014

Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Nixon Wants More ‘Manageable’ Criminal Code Bill

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon wants legislators to draft a more “manageable” version of a 700-page bill overhauling the state’s criminal laws.

03/27/2014

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Mo. Senate Endorses New Income Tax Cut Plan

The income tax cut plan could eventually waive a little less than $500 million of revenues annually, an amount about half the size as originally proposed with a later effective date.

03/27/2014

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Sen. Rupp Appointed to Public Service Commission

Wentzville Republican is welcoming the new career challenge.

03/25/2014

File photo of Sen. John Lamping.

Mo. GOP Senators Vow to Block Medicaid Expansion

In case there was any doubt, a coalition of Republicans made it clear Monday that they will do everything within their power to ensure there is no expansion of Medicaid eligibility this year in Missouri.

03/24/2014

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is joined by cancer patients, survivors and health care providers as he signs Senate Bill 668, which will increase the affordability and accessibility of oral chemotherapy medications, during ceremonies at Siteman Cancer Center in St. Louis on March 19, 2014. Oral anticancer medications provide patients with a simpler, more convenient and less invasive alternative to chemotherapy delivered intravenously because pills can be taken at home, often with fewer side effects.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Missouri Governor Signs Oral Chemotherapy Bill

Missouri cancer patients could soon find it more affordable to take chemotherapy pills under legislation signed by Gov. Jay Nixon on Wednesday.

03/19/2014

Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Lack of Action Leads to Loss of Mo. Tobacco Money

When Missouri receives an annual settlement payment from tobacco companies next month, the deposit will be less than half of its typical $130 million.

03/17/2014

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

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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