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Missouri Governor Jay Nixon (L) congratulates Rep. Rory Ellinger after the governor signed House Bill 1320 which respects the rights of nursing mothers and encourages healthy families, as legislators look on in University City, Missouri on April 3, 2014. House Bill 1320, which was approved unanimously in both the House and Senate, prevents nursing mothers from being penalized for breastfeeding in public, and allows a breast-feeding mother to request to be excused from jury duty. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Governor Signs Rory Ellinger’s Breast-Feeding Bill

Jay Nixon & several of ailing state rep’s colleagues were in University City for ceremony.

04/03/2014

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Mo. House Endorses Paycheck Protection Bill

Gov. Nixon vetoed similar legislation last year.

03/31/2014

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Sen. Rupp Appointed to Public Service Commission

Wentzville Republican is welcoming the new career challenge.

03/25/2014

Missouri House Speaker Tim Jones (KMOX File Photo)

Mo. House Speaker Declines State Senate Run

Tim Jones (R-Eureka) says he will instead run for an unspecified statewide office in 2016.

03/21/2014

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Missourians Rally For Wood Burning Stoves

Some in state legislature say new EPA clean air proposal goes too far.

02/23/2014

Former Mo. State Rep Ron Casey (D-Crystal City)

Former Mo. State Representative Casey Dies

Crystal City Democrat served four terms in legislature

02/16/2014

Missouri State Rep. Nick Marshall (R-Parkville)

State Lawmaker Seeks Impeachment of Gov. Jay Nixon

Rep. Nick Marshall (R-Parkville) says Nixon has showed willful neglect of duty and misconduct.

02/06/2014

Missouri State Representative Steve Hodges (D-East Prairie)

Mo. Rep. Steve Hodges Arrested

Police say East Prairie Democrat had allegedly been driving while intoxicated in Jefferson City.

02/06/2014

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Missouri Senate Defeats Medicaid Expansion

Gov. Nixon called for expansion during his State of the State address.

02/05/2014

State employee Raleigh Nott uses a leaf blower to clear the sidewalks near the Missouri Capitol as snow falls in Jefferson City, Missouri on February 4, 2014. Nearly six inches fell on Jefferson City with lesser amounts of 3-6 inches in the St. Louis area.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Snow Prompts Mo. House to Cancel Hearings

Jefferson City business could be back to near normal on Wednesday.

02/04/2014

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