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Screen grab of State Rep. Chris Molendorp. (Credit: house.mo.gov)

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

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

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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Missouri Lawmakers Mull Changes To School Formula

There has not been enough money in recent years to fully fund the education formula.

12/29/2011

Illinois Capitol (KMOX/File)

Pension Reform, Gambling Expansion on Agenda as Illinois Lawmakers Return to Work

Lawmakers return to Springfield this week to resolve a number of outstanding state government issues.

10/24/2011

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Missouri Senators Return To Capitol For Special Session

Lawmakers will consider legislation abolishing Missouri’s February 2012 presidential primary election.

10/17/2011

(U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Craig L. Collins)

Changes Proposed in Flood Management for Missouri River

Corps of Engineers would be required to drain upstream reservoirs to handle spring rains.

09/19/2011

Jefferson City, MO

China Hub Under Political Microscope

“Understanding that every dollar that we invest in this or any other economic incentive is a dollar that we’re not going to put in education or we’re not going to put in roads or we’re not going to put in bigger issues,”

09/13/2011

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