Missouri House of Representatives

Missouri Bill Would Tax Drug Dealers On Their Sales

Democratic Representative Jeff Roorda sponsored the measure and says it would help crack down on drug trafficking.


Missouri Governor Jay Nixon (C) delivers the State of the State address while Missour Lt. Governor Peter Kinder (R) and House Speaker Steve Tilley listen at the State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri on January 17, 2012. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Mo. Panel to Consider Bill For Filling Vacancies

The proposal would allow the governor to appoint an officeholder until an election could be held. The appointee would be then be barred from running.


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Missouri House Members Re-take Oath of Office

The 2013 session started last week, and the newly elected legislators pledged to support the “government” instead of the “constitution.”


Tim Green

State Senator Green’s 25-Year Career In Jefferson City Ends

“When I had a chance at 23-year-old to file for office, I did it. I had a lot of people tell me ‘you’re going to lose’ and I knocked on 10,000 doors and we won,” he said.


Representative Stacy Newman

One Vote Decides Missouri House Election

Stacy Newman is the incumbent, and she won 1,823 to 1,822 against challenger Susan Carlson.


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Missouri Budget Due in Four Days

The budget must be sent to Gov. Jay Nixon’s desk by May 11 at 6 p.m.


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Missouri House Kills Funds for Sue Shear Institute

“Why not just have women stay home, barefoot and pregnant, and stay in the kitchen?”Rep. Tishaura Jones said. “Because that’s exactly what this amendment does.”


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A New Bill to Deal with Red Light Cameras

The Missouri House of Representatives passed a bill that would require the Department of Transportation to establish a minimum interval time for yellow lights.


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Tracking Criminals Using Amber Alerts

Legislation would allow an Amber Alert to be issued for any person who flees after assaulting or injuring a law enforcement officer.



Missouri House Member Plans To Run For Lt. Governor

Democrat Sara Lampe cited her experience serving on the House Budget Committee, running a small business and working in public education.



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