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Rauner Hopes Obama Speech Will Foster CompromiseThe president's schedule to speak at a joint session of the legislature on February 10th - Rauner says it will be interesting to hear what Obama has to say.
Nixon Believes Bill Against Earnings Tax to Fall ShortGovernor Nixon has some words of comfort for St. Louis budget planners afraid the legislature might try to get rid of the city earnings tax.
Illinois Lawmakers Call New Gun Ownership Bill 'Common Sense'No guns if you have been adjudged to be mentally ill, or are on the no-fly list.
McCaskill Donates $10K for Sexual Harassment ResourcesMcCaskill, who said she dealt with sexual harassment when she interned at the state Legislature, applauded lawmakers' recent efforts to address the culture in Jefferson City.
21 Missouri Senators Oppose Nixon's Stadium BondsThey say without a public vote they won't support the bonds, KMOX's correspondent isn't confident the bonds will sell.
Gov. Rauner Signs Lawmakers' Rejected Pay HikeGov. Bruce Rauner has signed a law barring Illinois lawmakers from receiving a pay raise this year.
Nixon Calls for Ethics Law Changes After Two Lawmakers ResignMissouri's Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon said Tuesday that state ethics laws need to be revamped in light of accusations that led to the resignations of two state lawmakers this year.
Kansas City Senator Resigns Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations
Study: Region Has Many Options for Funding Transit ExpansionAuthor lists nearly two dozen possibiities, but points to need for state help.
Experts: Missouri Lacks Key to Prevention of Heroin UseSpringfield Police took possession of more than three times that amount heroin in 2014, compared to 2013.
Judge Bars Full State Worker Pay Without Illinois BudgetIllinois won't be allowed to pay state workers in full during an ongoing budget impasse.
Florissant Mayor Pushes Nixon to Call Special Session to Fund Highway RepairsThe mayor of Florissant is challenging Gov. Jay Nixon to worry less about a new stadium and more about new roads.

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