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Mo. Court Hearing Challenge To Ballot Initiatives

The authority of the Missouri auditor to write financial estimates for ballot initiatives is under scrutiny by the state Supreme Court.

06/25/2012

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Missouri Lawmakers at Loggerheads over Budget

Passing the state budget is the only thing the Missouri Constitution requires the General Assembly to accomplish during the session.

05/09/2012

Pheasant Hunting, Ill.

Lawmaker Wants Additional Protection for Mo. Hunters

House Republican Don Ruzicka wants to make it harder for voters to change the state’s hunting, fishing and forestry laws.

04/17/2012

voting

Proposed Voter ID Headed to Court

The Republican-led Legislature last year passed a proposed constitutional amendment that would clear the way for separate legislation requiring a photo ID.

03/16/2012

Jefferson City, MO

Missouri Politican’s Amendment to Bar Voters from Enacting Laws

The proposal would add a “right to raise livestock” to the Missouri Constitution.

02/21/2012

Jefferson City, MO

Missouri Close on Congressional Redistricting

The Supreme Court could rule on the new maps as early as next week

02/17/2012

Missouri Supreme Court 2

Supreme Court Strikes Down Ethics Law

“Today’s ruling leaves a significant hole in Missouri’s ethics laws, and the General Assembly must move quickly to get a strong ethics bill on my desk,” Governor Jay Nixon, a Democrat, said in a written statement.

02/15/2012

Chruch and State 2, Getty Images, Ashlyn Jones

Mo Senate Debates Separation of Church and State

“Do we care more about providing a high-quality education to students, or do we care more about continuing the bureaucracy of an institution?

01/24/2012

Missouri Supreme Court 2

Redistricting and Politics go to Missouri Supreme Court

The newly drawn map essentially eliminated the district currently held by US Democratic Rep. Russ Carnahan.

01/13/2012

District Map

Analysis: New Missouri Senate Boundaries Split Counties

“Ninety-five percent of my district is new,” Sen. David Pearce. The carving up of counties comes despite a command from the Missouri Constitution.

12/05/2011

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