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Group Chosen to Create New Education Standards Off to Rough Start

The process to create new education standards in Missouri is underway, but the discussion on what to put in place instead of Common Core is anything but smooth.

46 mins ago

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Petition to Ban Lobbyist Gifts Slow to Gain Signatures

Missourians for Government Reform organizer John Messmer says so far only two elected officials in Jefferson City have signed his petition.

04/30/2014

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Marijuana Forum Will Feature Local Lawmakers

St. Louis Alderman Christine Ingrassia is hosting a marijuana forum tonight at Harris Stowe State University that will include local lawmakers, support groups and more.

03/24/2014

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Lawmakers Consider A Bill To Nullify Federal Health Care Act In Missouri

Missouri Lawmakers meet to discuss a bill that would effectively prohibit the federal health care act within the state of Missouri.

01/29/2014

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Some Missouri Lawmakers Reminded of the First Amendment

The bill says that state laws must protect the free speech of organizations that counsel women to carry their babies to term.

05/09/2012

Lawmakers Side with Big Business on Whistleblowers

The Missouri House has endorsed legislation that could make it harder for employees who report workplace wrongdoing to be shielded from retaliation.

04/26/2012

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More Missouri Debate on Presdident’s Health Care Plan

Missouri lawmakers are arguing over a bill that would make it a crime to enforce the President’s health care plan.

04/17/2012

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Toughening Up Rules for Employee Misconduct

Senator Will Kraus wants to expand the definition of “misconduct to include violations of an employer’s rules outside the workplace and on an employee’s own time.

04/16/2012

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Painkiller Abuse Skyrockets Nationwide

Midwest DEA’s Scott Collier says Missouri lawmakers have refused to establish a prescription drug monitoring program.

04/06/2012

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Lawmakers Want to Extend Filing Date

The Senate votes on a bill changing the filing date for Missouri lawmakers due to uncertainty and redistricting.

02/17/2012

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