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911 Cell Phone Tax Proposed in Mo.

Missouri’s House voted to be the last state to tax cell phone’s for 911 calls.

03/12/2014

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Mo. Hunters Allowed to Trespass to Retrieve Hunting Dogs

Missouri hunters would be allowed to trespass to retrieve their hunting dogs under a measure presented to a legislative committee.

03/12/2014

A GOP lawmaker in Missouri introduced a bill that requires pregnant women to receive written consent from the father of the child before an abortion can be performed – or in exceptional cases of “legitimate rape.” Photo by David McNew/Getty Images

House Passes Bill Tripling Abortion Waiting Period

The bill would extend the amount of time between a woman’s doctor visit and her procedure to 72 hours. Missouri now has a 24-hour waiting period.

03/11/2014

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Capitol Perspectives: The History of Bipartisanship in Missouri’s Legislature

In this year’s session, there have been signs that some seek to return to an era when policy overrode politics.

03/11/2014

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Mo. Bill Would Allow ‘Beer By The Bottle’ Sales

Missouri retailers could start selling beer by the bottle under legislation given initial approval in the state Senate.

03/11/2014

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Missouri House Panel Mulls Recreational Marijuana Legalization

No action taken in committee

03/10/2014

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Mo. Casino Revenue Declining

A recent decline in Missouri’s casino revenues is raising questions among lawmakers about the extent to which the state can continue to rely on gambling revenue.

03/10/2014

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Change Inevitable for Mo. School Transfer Law

Reining in the expensive Missouri school transfer law could see some changes coming from the state legislature this year.

03/10/2014

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College Students: Get Your Meningitis Vaccine

Students living on college campuses could be required to get vaccinated against bacterial meningitis under legislation endorsed by a Missouri Senate committee.

03/07/2014

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Mo. Gun Control Bill Passes Senate

Federal agents would be sent to jail for enforcing some federal gun control laws under legislation endorsed by a Missouri House panel.

03/07/2014

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