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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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Lawmakers: “Should Missouri Schools Meet Federal Standards?”

Teachers, parents and lawmakers debated the necessity of Missouri schools abiding by nationwide standards.

02/21/2014

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Senate Measure Would Allow Schools to Fire Tenured Teachers

The measure would allow the governing board of an unaccredited or provisionally accredited district to terminate the contracts of school staff, including tenured teachers.

02/21/2014

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Senate Bill Sought to Reduce the Penalty for Child Kidnapping

The Hailey Owens case focuses fresh attention on a bill before Missouri lawmakers.

02/21/2014

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Mo. Senate: Firing Squad Option for Execution Method

Discussion to use a firing squad for executions in Missouri continues.

02/20/2014

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Mo. Senators Focus on Federal Gun Laws

Missouri senators are expected to pass legislation regarding federal gun laws.

02/20/2014

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Aggressive Approach to Academic Achievement

Department of Education unveils proposal to avoid loss of accreditation for school districts.

02/19/2014

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Mo. Group: No Firearms in the Classroom

Teacher organization says they do not want teachers carrying firearms in the classroom.

02/19/2014

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