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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

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Nixon Rallies with Supporters to Push Medicaid Expansion

Rallying with one of the largest crowds of the year, Gov. Nixon urged activists to implore reluctant lawmakers to expand Medicaid coverage.

04/16/2013

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