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Missouri Senate Panel Weighs Medical Marijuana

The Senate committee is considering legislation to legalize marijuana use by patients diagnosed by a physician with a debilitating medical condition.

04/02/2014

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New Estimate Puts Missouri Tax Cut Bill at $620M

The new projection from legislative researchers is to be considered Monday by a Senate fiscal review committee. If the panel signs off, the full Senate then could vote to pass the legislation on to the House.

03/31/2014

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Mo. Senate Endorses Plan for Building Bonds

Though some Republicans objected to incurring more debt, Missouri senators gave initial approval Thursday to a plan that would authorize $600 million of bonds to pay for hundreds of long-needed repairs at state buildings and public colleges.

03/28/2014

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Mo. GOP Senators Vow to Block Medicaid Expansion

In case there was any doubt, a coalition of Republicans made it clear Monday that they will do everything within their power to ensure there is no expansion of Medicaid eligibility this year in Missouri.

03/24/2014

Missouri House Speaker Tim Jones

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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Missouri Lawmakers Spend Week on Spring Break

Missouri’s Capitol will be quieter this week as state lawmakers take a weeklong spring break.

03/17/2014

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Capitol Perspectives: Dead-on-Arrival Bills

As legislators prepare to take off for their spring break, a large number of bills are filed so late in the session that there’s no real hope for passage.

03/13/2014

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Senate Panel Advances Juvenile Life Sentence Fix

A Missouri Senate panel has endorsed legislation that would change how the state sentences juveniles convicted of first-degree murder.

03/06/2014

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Missouri Senate Endorses Bill For PayDay Loans

State law currently allows borrowers to renew their loans six times, but that may not be the case depending on a new bill endorsed by Missouri legislation.

02/19/2014

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Missouri Senate Defeats Medicaid Expansion

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

02/05/2014

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