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Missouri Republicans Choose Richardson as Next House Speaker

Missouri Republicans have chosen House Majority Leader Todd Richardson to take over the chamber’s top spot following the resignation of House Speaker John Diehl.

05/14/2015

Right to Work Heads Back to the Missouri House

Missouri Senate Republicans passed the Right to Work Bill after shutting off debate eight hours into a filibuster by Democrats. Now Democrats are threatening to derail the last three days of the legislative session.

05/13/2015

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Missouri Senate Republicans Force Passage of Right to Work

Missouri Senate Republicans have used a rare procedural motion to shut down debate and pass a “right-to-work” measure.

05/12/2015

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon addresses the state legislature during the annual State of the State address at the state capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri on January 21, 2015.    Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Mo. Lawmakers Disagree on Murder Sentences for Minors

Missouri lawmakers disagree over how long minors convicted of first-degree murder should have to spend in prison, with a House panel on Monday.

05/04/2015

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon gives details of an initiative to connect 2,000 young people from low-income families in the St. Louis region with summer jobs in 2015, as former State Sen. Maida Coleman, director of the the Missouri Office of Community Engagement, looks on in Wellston, Mo., on Oct. 30, 2014.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Mo. House GOP: No Funding for Community Engagement

House Republican 2016 spending plan does not include funding for office created after Ferguson unrest.

02/22/2015

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Rep. Keith English Leaves House Democrats to Become Independent

“I am still a Democrat at heart and I didn’t want to leave,” English said. “I’m still voting the same way I did before; my labor-friendly Democrats won’t have to worry.”

01/28/2015

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GOP Lawmakers Keep Supermajority in Missouri

Republicans are adding to their ranks in the Missouri Legislature and will soon have even more strength when dealing with Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon.

11/05/2014

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Watching Out for Voting Fraud in Illinois

Both Republicans and Democrats are doing all they can to assure only qualified voters cast preferences in what could be the closest governor race in Illinois history.

11/02/2014

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POLL: Obama Getting Bad Marks for Handling of ISIS

President Barack Obama continues to receive negative ratings for his handling of the situation with ISIS militants in Iraq and Syria.

10/08/2014

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Missouri Republicans Push for Gun Bill Win

Missouri Republicans are clashing again with Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon on gun legislation.

09/09/2014

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