Missouri politics

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon gives details of an initiative to connect 2,000 young people from low-income families in the St. Louis region with summer jobs in 2015, as former State Sen. Maida Coleman, director of the the Missouri Office of Community Engagement, looks on in Wellston, Mo., on Oct. 30, 2014.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Mo. House GOP: No Funding for Community Engagement

House Republican 2016 spending plan does not include funding for office created after Ferguson unrest.

02/22/2015

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Missouri House Panel Endorses Right to Work

The House Workforce Standards and Development Committee on Wednesday approved three right-to-work bills, marking an early start on a measure that failed to pass the full chamber last year.

02/04/2015

File photo of a person holding a gun. (Photo: Getty Images/Scott Barbour)

Missouri, Kansas Lawmakers Promote Gun Control Bills

St. Louis area Rep. Stacey Newman traveled to Kansas City for news conference

01/30/2015

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Florissant State Rep. Changing Parties

Keith English says he’s no longer a Democrat, but an independent

01/27/2015

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Three Council Seats Up For Grabs in Ferguson

Filing deadline Tuesday evening saw eight candidates, but none were incumbents

01/20/2015

Missouri State Auditor Tom Schweich (Credit: KMOX)

Tom Schweich Begins 2nd Term As Mo. Auditor

Clayton Republican says he’ll announce by mid-February if he’ll run for governor

01/12/2015

Missouri attorney general Chris Koster (UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Reaction to McCaskill Announcement

Attorney general Chris Koster calls U.S. Senator “heart & soul” of Missouri Democrats

01/12/2015

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Claire McCaskill Says No to Governor Run in 2016

U.S. Senator chooses to remain in Washington, instead

01/12/2015

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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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