Missouri General Assembly

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Mo. State Rep. Wants Confederate Flag Banned

A Missouri State Representative is wading into the confederate flag debate.


Missouri Lawmaker says Medical Kidnapping is Real

“Parents are scared.” – Missouri Rep. Ken Wilson


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Supporters Plan Push for ‘Isaiah’s Law’

State lawmaker proposes measure that would protect parents if they want a second opinion about their child’s medical care.


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Capitol Perspectives: Civilizing the Legislature

Voter approval of a constitutional amendment to move the adjournment of the legislature’s final day from midnight to 6 p.m. has been a major step in civilizing the process.


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Capitol Perspectives: The Results of Legislative Investigations

The recent resignation of the state’s Revenue Department director follows a pattern I’ve seen when Missouri’s General Assembly launches investigations into the administration.


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.


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Lawmakers Send New Business Bills to Governor

The House and Senate sent two bills to Gov. Jay Nixon before they went on spring break that were both pushed by the Missouri business community.


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Redistricting and Politics go to Missouri Supreme Court

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


Senator Stalls Mo. Special Session

Sen. Jason Crowell says he objects to overhaul of state’s tax credits for businesses.


Missouri Governor Jay Nixon talks with reporters about the 96th General Assembly on their last day of session at the State Capitol in Jefferson City on May 13, 2011. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Mo. Lawmakers Could Have Special Session

Gov. Nixon leaves open the possibility of calling legislators back to Jefferson City



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