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States Increasingly Adopting Laws That Purport To Nullify Federal Laws

Imagine the scenario: A federal agent attempts to arrest someone for illegally selling a machine gun. Instead, the federal agent is arrested — charged in a state court with the crime of enforcing federal gun laws.


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Mo. Budget Creates Choice Between Seniors, Kids

Lawmakers passed a $25 billion budget that could force Gov. Nixon to choose between funding for developmentally disabled children or seniors


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Missouri House Approves Renewable Energy Measure

The Missouri House voted Thursday to allow additional hydroelectric power to be used toward meeting the state’s renewable energy requirement.


Snow piled up in front of the Missouri Capitol after more than a foot fell in Jefferson City this week.

Lawmakers Plow Through Legislation In Spite Of Snowstorms Around The State

Both the House and Senate adjourned early last week so legislators could return home to their districts before the storm hit.


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Missouri Legislature: success, disappointment?

Gov. Nixon expressed disappointment that lawmakers failed to expand incentives for businesses



Sports Commission Wants to Bring Bowl Game to STL

The St. Louis Sports Commission wants help from the legislature to bring a major college football bowl game to St. Louis.


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Controversial “Don’t Say Gay” Bill Debated In MO House

A bill that would prohibit the discussion of sexual orientation in public schools is being debated in Jefferson City.


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Repealing Mo. Newspaper Tax Exemptions “Not Retaliation”

Bill’s sponsor says he’s just following their advice


Rick Brattin

Lawmaker Says Drug Test Legislators

Wants to make sure taxpayer dollars aren’t spent on drugs


St. Louis Police Chief Dan Isom addresses a large crowd Monday during the annual Dr. Martin Luther King holiday celebration at the Old Courthouse downtown. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

St. Louis Police Chief Hopes 2012 Marks Return Of Local Control

Isom also announces continued downward trend in murders.





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