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Missouri Senate Backs Fix-It List of 300 Items

Missouri senators have approved a to-do list of more than 300 items that could be funded through a bonding proposal.

04/08/2014

Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri. Photo: Getty Images,  Jordan McAlister

Capitol Perspectives: The Art of Compromise

These past few weeks, we’ve seen signs of how difficult it has become to pursue compromise in Missouri’s General Assembly.

04/07/2014

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Missouri Senate Passes $600M Bonding Plan

The bonding proposal would authorize $200 million of bonds for higher education institutions, $200 million for other state facilities and $200 million to replace aging buildings at the state mental health hospital in Fulton.

04/03/2014

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Missouri Bill Aids Absentee Voting in Emergencies

Legislation under consideration in Missouri could give emergency workers summoned to duty near Election Day a greater chance of casting absentee ballots.

04/03/2014

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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 (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

Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri. Photo: Getty Images,  Jordan McAlister

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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