Missouri legislature

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

Mo Capitol

Capitol Perspectives: Spokespersons Who Will Not Speak

Earlier this month, Missouri experienced an extraordinary series of government spokespersons who refused to speak.

10/18/2013

Photo: KMOX

Education Board Seeks Additional Funding For Normandy District

Normandy is projected to run out of money in March. Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon and the Missouri Legislature must approve the education budget.

09/18/2013

Mo. Senator Says Legislature Will Consider Armed Offender Docket

“I think you would have to not be paying attention to the evening news to not see what seems to be a spiraling impact of gun violence in our region, in our city”

09/18/2013

St. Louis Circuit Court (KMOX/file photo)

The Armed Offender Docket’s Next Battleground: The Mo. Legislature

On Monday, St. Louis Circuit Court judges voted against the proposal which would have created a special court for prosecuting gun-related crimes.

09/17/2013

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Capitol Perspectives: Political Courage

Political courage. That’s the phrase that came to my mind as I watched the Senate’s top GOP leaders cast the deciding votes that killed the gun-rights bill.

09/13/2013

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Mo. Lawmaker Compares Governor’s Campaigning to Nazi Propaganda

“If you will remember, propaganda served as an important tool to win over the majority of the German public during Adolf Hitler’s rule.”

09/06/2013

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