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Illinois Lawmaker Takes Aim At Capitol Food, Fitness Habits

State Rep. Don Moffitt is forming a “fitness caucus” at the Capitol to encourage fellow lawmakers, others to shed some pounds and eat healthier.

02/22/2014

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Illinois Judge To Rule Next Week In Suit Over Lawmakers Pay

Judge Neil Cohen held oral arguments Wednesday. He said he’ll issue his decision by Sept. 26.

09/18/2013

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Lawmakers to Attend Meeting on Bridgeton Landfill

The meeting is put on by the Teamsters Union, Jobs with Justice and the Missouri Coalition for the Environment.

03/15/2013

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Illinois Lawmakers Work Towards Bipartisanship

Bipartisanship seems to be the buzz word after the Illinois House voted on house rules Wednesday.

01/31/2013

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Missouri Lawmakers Open 2013 with Plans for Tax Cuts

The Missouri Legislature convened its 2013 session Wednesday with the largest contingent of Republican lawmakers since the Civil War era.

01/09/2013

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Analysis: Mo. At Center Point Of Sexual Politics

The scene that unfolded at the Missouri Capitol this past week revealed the pressures and pitfalls of sexual politics in the U.S. — and nowhere have they been more intense recently than in Missouri.

09/16/2012

Healthcare

Missouri Lawmakers Make Contraception Bill Law in Sole Override Vote

The new law allows employers and health care providers to deny health insurance coverage of contraception and abortion if the employer has a religious objection.

09/13/2012

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Renewed Call For Tougher Ban On Texting While Driving In MO

Bills seek to remove “21 & under” caveat, extend ban to all drivers.

04/24/2012

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Mo. Lawmakers to Tackle Budget Gap, School Funding

Lawmakers have two weeks of work before Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon presents his budget and policy proposals during his annual State of the State.

01/05/2012

Healthcare

UPDATE: Missouri Lawmakers Consider More Health Care Measures

Missouri lawmakers are preparing a second salvo over the federal health care law.

12/30/2011

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