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Missouri Sen. Marie Chappelle-Nadal (UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Bill Would Allow St. Louis City to Re-Enter St. Louis County

Chappelle-Nadal says the bill would save the region millions because it would stop the duplication of services between the city and county.

12/04/2014

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Koster Walking Fine Line Between Personal Position and Duties of Office

He is a supporter of gay marriage, but Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster says he will ask the Missouri Supreme Court to overturn a lower court ruling this week that clears the way for gay marriage in the state.

11/06/2014

Photo: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images

Challenge to Gay Marriage Ban Heads to Trial

A legal challenge to Missouri’s gay marriage ban returned to court in St. Louis Monday and appears to be headed to trial next month.

08/11/2014

Photo: Getty Images

Rally Planned Against Missouri Farming Measure

Opponents are planning to rally at the Missouri Capitol against a proposed amendment to the state Constitution establishing a “right to farm.”

06/19/2014

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Lake St. Louis Rep. Wants AG Koster’s Opinion on Same-Sex Policy

Gov. Nixon has directed Missouri’s Department of Revenue to accept joint tax returns from same-sex couples who were legally married in other states.

11/18/2013

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Missouri High Court Upholds School Transfer Law

The ruling focused on a case in which a parent wanted the then-unaccredited St. Louis Public School District to foot the bill for her children to attend the neighboring Clayton schools.

06/11/2013

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Sinquefield Puts $100K More Into Teacher Evaluation Plan

The Missouri businessman has put an additional $100,000 into a potential ballot initiative limiting teacher contracts and requiring schools to use a performance-based evaluation system for staff.

05/29/2013

Photo: AFP/Getty/ Timothy A. Clary

O’Fallon Council Weighs Gun Rights Law

The bill would declare any federal, state or local laws prohibiting guns to be in violation of the U.S. and Missouri constitutions, rendering them invalid.

03/18/2013

Corn plants struggle to survive in a drought-stricken farm field (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

‘Right To Farm’ To Be Guaranteed By Missouri Amendment

Some lawmakers said they fear the proposed constitutional right to farm could challenge regulations on puppy mills.

02/28/2013

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Mo. Panel OKs Transportation Sales Tax Increase

The proposed amendment to the Missouri Constitution would require approval in a statewide vote and expire after 10 years.

02/27/2013

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