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Gov. Jay Nixon talks with reporters. (Photo by UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Missouri Tax Cut Advances Despite Nixon’s Concern

Despite concerns from the Democratic governor, Missouri’s Republican-led Legislature passed an income tax cut Tuesday that could reduce state tax revenues by hundreds of millions of dollars annually.

04/01/2014

Photo: GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images

Bill Could Make Marriages Easier For Inmates

A measure making it easier for inmates to get married is moving through the Missouri Legislature.

03/17/2014

(Photo by BAY ISMOYO/AFP/Getty Images)

Missouri House Democrats Offer Tax-Cut Plan

Would cut taxes for many lower-to middle-income individuals and raise them for wealthier residents

01/13/2014

Mo. Lt. Governor Peter Kinder greeting seniors in St. Louis County

Kinder: ‘The Votes Are There’ For Right-To-Work in 2014

“Passage is assured in the House, the votes are there in the Senate, and I believe we stand an excellent chance at making this progress”

12/24/2013

View of the skyline in the city of Seattle. (MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Local Labor Leader Predicts Seattle Machinists Will Reject Boeing’s Offer

“I think that ultimately, if they turn it down, it’s probably a positive for the state of Missouri,” Labor Council President Emeritus Bob Kelley said.

12/23/2013

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Mo. Lawmakers Pass $1.7B Incentive Plan For Boeing

The incentives will be a key part of Missouri’s bid for the Boeing 777X jetliner in a competition featuring more than a dozen states from coast to coast.

12/06/2013

Steve Webb

Florissant Rep. Resigns After Campaign Cash Scandal

In early November, Webb, 38, was charged with seven campaign finance law violations and one count of felony stealing.

12/02/2013

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Special Session Convenes Today on Boeing Incentives

At the special session, Nixon is expected to ask the General Assembly to pass legislation granting Boeing up to $150 million in incentives.

12/02/2013

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Capitol Perspectives: The Departure of Indicted Missouri Legislators

Legislators charged with felony crimes almost always eventually resign. At times, resignation from public office seems a part of a plea bargain deal.

11/15/2013

Mo. Senate Leader Releases New Nullification Legislation

Senate Majority Leader Ron Richard released a draft Thursday of proposed legislation for the 2014 session seeking to nullify federal gun control laws that infringe on Second Amendment rights.

10/31/2013

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