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Gov. Nixon Defends Veto of Mo. Tax Cut Legislation

Nixon sent lawmakers a letter Monday that said enacting the tax cuts could jeopardize Missouri’s AAA-credit rating. Nixon says credit rating agencies noted the legislation in reports this month.

07/30/2013

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Missouri Legislators Play The Name Game

State lawmakers are beginning to single-out their legislation with names of children, like Bryce and Sahara.

06/23/2013

If you drive past the Old Courthouse downtown you'll notice that workers are starting to take down the scaffolding that has completely surrounded the historic structure for more than a year. Building Restoration Co. out of St. Paul Minnesota undertook the $3.47 million project to replace more than 500 limestone cornice stones which had stood up to a century-and-a-half of the St. Louis blistering summer, freezing winter cycle. The Old Courthouse, which among other things served as the site of the ground-breaking Dred Scott decision, now looks much like it did when it was completed in 1862 during the U.S. Civil War, although work on the building had begun 23 years earlier in 1839. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

St. Louis Developers Rejoice As Missouri Legislature’s Clock Runs Out

St. Louis developers celebrate after the Missouri legislator ran out of time before getting around to cutting historic tax credits.

06/16/2013

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Messages Seek To Sway Nixon On Mo. Abortion Bill

Nixon has a month to either sign or veto the legislation.

06/15/2013

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Nixon, GOP Clash Over Medicaid, Driver’s Licenses

Nixon’s wish for longer school year also defeated.

05/18/2013

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TIAM: They Are Getting Ready To Close Up Shop In Jefferson City

We’re off to Jefferson City.

05/16/2013

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Missouri’s Texting-While-Driving Law Seldom Enforced

St. Louis County issued only one texting-while-driving ticket in 2012 while statewide just 70 tickets were issued.

05/08/2013

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Mo. Bill Would End Foreclosure Mediations

The House passed the same bill last month and it now heads to Gov. Jay Nixon.

05/07/2013

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Capitol Perspectives: The Meaning of an Egg

It started as a simple, although seemingly humorous bill in the Senate to expand the legal definition of an egg.

05/03/2013

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Nixon’s Veto Threat Makes ‘Right-To-Work’ Unlikely

The chance of what supporters often call “right to work” getting to the floor in either chamber appears slim.

05/02/2013

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