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Bill Stalls Regarding State Mental Health Facility

Plans to update a dilapidated state mental health facility were stalled by a filibuster during a Senate hearing.

03/05/2014

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Wife Sentenced in Husband’s Shooting Death

A central Missouri woman is sentenced to life in prison without parole in the shooting death of her husband, a former Jefferson City police officer.

03/03/2014

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Mo. Lawmakers Examine “Exercise Tax”

Missouri lawmakers want exercising to be taxing and not taxed.

03/03/2014

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Missouri Governor Releases Money for Buildings

Jay Nixon has given the go-ahead to spend $132 million on improvements to the Capitol and other state facilities.

02/28/2014

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Senate Plan Could Eliminate Failing School Districts

A Senate plan would give the State Board of Education power to eliminate failing school districts if the districts cannot afford to survive through the school year.

02/27/2014

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Burlison: Transparency Needed for Mo. Execution Process

Concerns over Missouri’s execution process has one legislator looking for change.

02/27/2014

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Missouri Senators Debate School Legislation

Debate over legislation taking aim at a student transfer law

02/25/2014

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Ex-Sen. Bond Makes Case for Medicaid Expansion

Former Republican Sen. Kit Bond is citing problems with the federal health care law as a reason to embrace one of its key provisions by expanding Medicaid coverage.

02/25/2014

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Mo. House Panel Endorses Moving Primary to March

A Missouri House panel has endorsed legislation that would move the state’s presidential primary to March 15.

02/25/2014

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Mo. Republicans Fight for “Right-To-Work”

Missouri House Republicans are fighting unions and democrats to make the Show-Me State a right-to-work state.

02/25/2014

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