Missouri Senate

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.

05/16/2013

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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.

05/15/2013

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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.

05/15/2013

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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.

05/14/2013

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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.

05/14/2013

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Mo. Senate Passes Income Tax Cut To Counter Kan.

Bill would cut individual taxes by one-half of a percentage point.

05/08/2013

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After Late-Night Filibuster, Mo. Senate Ready to Move on Tax Overhaul

The measure would decrease both corporate and personal income tax rates in phases over the next 10 years.

05/08/2013

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Mo. Lawmakers Must Finalize Budget This Week

The House and Senate have each passed their own budget and now must hammer out an agreement on the spending plan that will take effect July 1.

05/06/2013

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Mo. Senate Approves Measure To Allow Guns In School

The Senate voted 26-6 Thursday to pass the measure. It now heads back to the House for further consideration.

05/02/2013

Mo. House Endorses Changes To Sex Offender Registry

Sex offenders would be grouped into three tiers with each considered to have a different risk of committing another offense.

04/30/2013

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