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Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri. Photo: Getty Images,  Jordan McAlister

Bond Proposal Would Turn MoDOT Headquarters into Legislature Space

Transforming the Missouri Department of Transportation headquarters into a space for legislative and executive branch employees is among the projects that could be funded with new bond revenue.

01/26/2015

Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri. Photo: Getty Images,  Jordan McAlister

Nixon Tours Stalactite-Infested Basement of State Capitol

Gov. Jay Nixon took a handful of Missouri lawmakers and reporters on a tour of the muddy, stalactite infested basement of the state Capitol to show what repairs need to be made to the nearing century old building.

12/16/2014

Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri. Photo: Getty Images,  Jordan McAlister

Governor Cites Need for Missouri Capitol Repairs

Gov. Jay Nixon is planning to tour the nooks and crannies of the Missouri Capitol to get a firsthand look at repairs that could be financed through a bonding plan.

12/15/2014

Michael Brown decision protest march in Brentwood, Mo. on November 29, 2014 (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Ferguson Marchers Make Their Way to Missouri Capitol

About 50 people protesting the police shooting of Michael Brown are expected to arrive at the Missouri Capitol after a march from the shooting site in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.

12/05/2014

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Beer Sales at the Missouri Capitol Blocked by Gov. Nixon

The governor said alcohol sales could have presented a poor image to children and families

07/10/2014

Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri. Photo: Getty Images,  Jordan McAlister

Tax-Limits Champion Honored at Missouri Capitol

A Missourian who led a petition effort limiting state revenues, is being honored at the Missouri Capitol.

05/14/2014

Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri. Photo: Getty Images,  Jordan McAlister

Missouri Lawmakers Spend Week on Spring Break

Missouri’s Capitol will be quieter this week as state lawmakers take a weeklong spring break.

03/17/2014

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Capitol Perspectives: The History of Bipartisanship in Missouri’s Legislature

In this year’s session, there have been signs that some seek to return to an era when policy overrode politics.

03/11/2014

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Staffer to Mo. House Speaker Resigns After Leaving Loaded Gun at Capitol

Dave Evans of O’Fallon was a legislative assistance for Jones at the time of the incident. His 9mm pistol was found atop a toilet paper dispenser in a men’s restroom at the Missouri Capitol.

10/03/2013

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Loaded Gun Left in Missouri Capitol Bathroom

Capitol Police identified the owner as David Evans, a staffer for House Speaker Tim Jones. There was one round in the chamber and six more in the magazine.

09/23/2013

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