Missouri legislature

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

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

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