Missouri legislature

Kansas City Senator Resigns Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations

Gov. Jay Nixon issued the following statement regarding the announcement that Sen. Paul LeVota is resigning from the Missouri Senate: “Although I have not received a formal letter of resignation, I understand that Senator LeVota […]

07/24/2015

New Missouri House Speaker Todd Richardson (R-Poplar Bluff) addresses the media at the close of the legislative session on May 15, 2015 (Tim Bommel photo)

Analysis: Mo. Legislative Session Ends in Chaos

AP takes look back at what passed & what led up to Todd Richardson becoming House Speaker

05/16/2015

Missouri Lawmakers Get Back to Work

Spring Break is over, and second half of legislative session awaits

03/29/2015

A growler of beer is poured at Wynwood Brewing Company on April 25, 2014 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Mo. Considers Allowing Growlers in Gas Stations, Groceries

Take-home jugs of draft craft beers could become a reality if legislature approves.

03/28/2015

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Mo. Lawmakers Seek Ethics Reform in 2015

Political scientists are skeptical much can be accomplished

01/04/2015

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Abortion Bills Not at Top of Mo. Stack in 2015

Legislative leaders say focus will be on economics and education

12/21/2014

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Capitol Perspectives: Missouri’s I-70 Democrats

Geography no longer more important than party label in understanding the voting patterns of state lawmakers.

11/16/2014

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GOP Lawmakers Keep Supermajority in Missouri

Republicans are adding to their ranks in the Missouri Legislature and will soon have even more strength when dealing with Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon.

11/05/2014

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Mo. Lawmakers Override Budget Vetoes

Gov. Nixon could still freeze spending for affected programs.

09/10/2014

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Missouri Teachers Wary Of Concealed Weapons In Class

Lawmakers say the school legislation would protect students from intruders and reduce the risk of a deadly mass shooting.

05/31/2014

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