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Missouri House Approves Motorcycle Sales Bill

State law currently bars dealers from selling cars, trucks and motorcycles on Sunday. The House legislation approved 139-5 on Thursday would repeal that ban but only for motorcycles.

03/28/2014

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Mo. Senate Endorses New Income Tax Cut Plan

The income tax cut plan could eventually waive a little less than $500 million of revenues annually, an amount about half the size as originally proposed with a later effective date.

03/27/2014

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Missouri House Keeps Funding for Park Takeover

Money for a possible state takeover of a southeastern Missouri park remains in next year’s proposed state operating budget, but funding for expanding the Medicaid health care program for the poor was left out.

03/26/2014

File photo of Sen. John Lamping.

Mo. GOP Senators Vow to Block Medicaid Expansion

In case there was any doubt, a coalition of Republicans made it clear Monday that they will do everything within their power to ensure there is no expansion of Medicaid eligibility this year in Missouri.

03/24/2014

Photo: Getty Images,  Jordan McAlister

Missouri Lawmakers Spend Week on Spring Break

Missouri’s Capitol will be quieter this week as state lawmakers take a weeklong spring break.

03/17/2014

File photo of a person using a tanning bed. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Mo. House Passes Parental Consent Bill for Tanning

Missouri teens younger than 17 would need parental consent to use tanning machines that emit ultraviolet rays.

03/13/2014

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Capitol Perspectives: Dead-on-Arrival Bills

As legislators prepare to take off for their spring break, a large number of bills are filed so late in the session that there’s no real hope for passage.

03/13/2014

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House Bill Bars Points on Traffic Camera Tickets

Missouri drivers would not have points assessed against their license for tickets issued by automated traffic cameras under legislation endorsed by the state House.

03/12/2014

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House Passes Bill Tripling Abortion Waiting Period

The bill would extend the amount of time between a woman’s doctor visit and her procedure to 72 hours. Missouri now has a 24-hour waiting period.

03/11/2014

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Capitol Perspectives: The History of Bipartisanship in Missouri’s Legislature

In this year’s session, there have been signs that some seek to return to an era when policy overrode politics.

03/11/2014

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