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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

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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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Higher Education Institutions Favor Performance-Based State Funding

Nixon proposed a $150 million budget increase for education that would be performance-based instead of based on past funding.

01/30/2013

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ACLU Files Lawsuit Over Missouri Prayer Measure

On Wednesday, the American Civil Liberties Union filed suit over a section that says the religious rights of inmates are limited to federal law.

08/08/2012

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‘Right to Pray’ Amendment Passes

The measure on the statewide ballot said people have the right to pray in public or private so long as they do not disturb the peace, and it gives a specific imprimatur for prayer before government meetings.

08/07/2012

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Missouri Voters to Decide On Prayer Measure

The measure on the statewide ballot says people have the right to pray in public or private, and it gives a specific imprimatur for prayer before government meetings.

08/02/2012

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