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Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri. Photo: Getty Images,  Jordan McAlister

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

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

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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Mo. House Endorses Paycheck Protection Bill

Gov. Nixon vetoed similar legislation last year.

03/31/2014

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Impeachment Efforts Referred to Missouri Panel

Three articles of impeachment against Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon are now in a state House committee.

03/31/2014

Photo: Getty/Scott Olson

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

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

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

Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri. 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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