Missouri Senate

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 (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

Missouri State Capitol (Jefferson City, Missouri) Photo: Getty Images,  Jordan McAlister

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

Photo: PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images

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

(Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

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

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Missouri Senate Defeats Medicaid Expansion

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

02/05/2014

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.

01/16/2014

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”

12/24/2013

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

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.

08/20/2013

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.”

05/21/2013

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