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Missouri Senate Defeats Medicaid Expansion

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


Jefferson City, MO

Missouri Senate Panel Taking Up Tax-Cut Legislation

A Senate committee scheduled a public hearing Thursday on three different tax-cutting bills.


Mo. Lt. Governor Peter Kinder greeting seniors in St. Louis County

Kinder: ‘The Votes Are There’ For Right-To-Work in 2014

“Passage is assured in the House, the votes are there in the Senate, and I believe we stand an excellent chance at making this progress”


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St. Louis Democrats Push Back Against Tax Bill Override

“I think it’s going to go right down to the wire,” says Rep. Mike Colona, D-St. Louis. As for the Missouri Senate, Sen. Joe Keaveny hopes the Senate doesn’t even bring the bill up for a vote.


St. Louis County Council

Mo. Panel to Study St. Louis County Governance, Taxing

A special committee has been charged with commissioning an independent study to provide a “comprehensive analysis of the taxation and governance issues.”


Doe Run

Mo. Bill Would Limit Lawsuits Over Lead Contamination

The measure would exempt the Doe Run Resources Corp. from punitive damages if the court determines the company is making a “good faith” effort to clean up the contaminated sites.


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Alcohol Legislation Stalls in Mo. Senate

Senators debated the measure Tuesday but did not reach a vote. Lawmakers have until 6 p.m. Friday to approve legislation before their mandatory adjournment.


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Missouri Sales Tax Increase for Transportation Stalls in Senate

The Missouri House passed the Senate-originated measure which would give voters the choice to increase the sales tax by one cent over 10 years to fund improvements.


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Mo. Senate Democrats Block Changes to Prevailing Wage

The bill would change which projects fall under the state’s wage requirement for public construction projects.


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Mo. Lawmakers Look to Renew Ticket to Work

The program provides Medicaid coverage to disabled workers who otherwise would earn too much to qualify for government-funded health care.