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Illinois Turns Over Marijuana Applications to Attorneys

Illinois has turned over 13,000 pages of documents to attorneys challenging how the state awarded one medical marijuana business license, marking the first release of such material.

05/11/2015

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon talks to reporters after visiting with students at the Bryan Hill Elementary School in St. Louis on Sept. 16, 2014. Nixon was on hand to thank teachers for the work they do and to discuss the importance of investing in public education. (UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Capitol Perspectives: Protecting the Public from Journalists

The day after the November elections, Gov. Jay Nixon provided the most detailed explanation yet as to why his administration blocks reporters from talking with agency directors and experts.

11/10/2014

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Press Club of Metropolitan St. Louis Condemns Treatment of Journalists Covering Ferguson

The Press Club of Metropolitan St. Louis issued a statement strongly condemning what it calls “the manhandling and disrespect shown to our colleagues by authorities during the unfolding crisis in Ferguson.”

08/18/2014

Police block the entrance to Kirkwood High School during a lockdown on December 17, 2013.

Journalists Could Face Felony Under New Legislation

New legislation is being proposed after an incident where a reporter attempted to test school security.

02/18/2014

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