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Mo. House Endorses Motorcycle Helmet Law Change

Missouri has passed a bill that will allow motorcyclists ages 21 and above to go without wearing helmets on the road.

04/23/2014

File photo of Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO). (Photo by T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Republican US Sen. Blunt Speaks to Mo. House

He says there are no federal solutions to many problems confronting governments.

04/22/2014

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Missouri House Panel Endorses Bonding Plan

The proposal calls for spending at least $200 million on a new state mental health facility in Fulton.

04/22/2014

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House Plans Debate on Missouri Student Transfers

Missouri House members plan to advance legislation that seeks to address a student transfer law requiring unaccredited school systems to pay for students who want to attend better-performing schools in nearby districts.

04/21/2014

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Senate Debates Bill Nullifying Federal Gun Laws

With only weeks left in the legislative session, senators considered a House-passed bill that would nullify any federal attempt to limit gun ownership in Missouri.

04/16/2014

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Competing Voting Plans Could Appear On Mo. Ballot

An early voting initiative petition is prompting a Missouri lawmaker to propose another version that could lead to voters deciding between competing plans.

04/12/2014

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House Passes Bill Exempting Gyms From Sales Tax

The Missouri House approved legislation Thursday aimed at shielding gyms, fitness centers and others from sales taxes, with lawmakers contending the state’s tax laws have been applied in ways never intended.

04/11/2014

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon (L) congratulates Rep. Rory Ellinger after the governor signed House Bill 1320 which respects the rights of nursing mothers and encourages healthy families, as legislators look on in University City, Missouri on April 3, 2014. House Bill 1320, which was approved unanimously in both the House and Senate, prevents nursing mothers from being penalized for breastfeeding in public, and allows a breast-feeding mother to request to be excused from jury duty. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Missouri Rep. Rory Ellinger Dies at Age 72

Missouri House member Rory Ellinger, of St. Louis County, has died after a battle against liver cancer.

04/10/2014

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Mo. House Endorses Penny Sales Tax for Roads

Missouri voters would be asked to approve a 1-cent sales tax to fund roads, bridges and other modes of transportation under a measure endorsed Tuesday by the state House.

04/09/2014

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Missouri House Endorses Limits on Union Payments

The Republican-led Missouri House took another step Monday in a repeat bid to require labor organizations to ask public employees every year to agree to have union fees automatically deducted from their paychecks.

04/01/2014

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