Tom Dempsey

GOP Picks Ron Richard To Lead Mo. SenateJoplin man to replace Tom Dempsey as president pro-tem
Top Missouri Senator Tom Dempsey To ResignMissouri Senate President Pro Tem Tom Dempsey said Friday that he is resigning from office to launch a new private-sector career and spend more time with his family.
Right to Work Heads Back to the Missouri HouseMissouri 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.
Senate Passed Prescription Drug Monitoring ActThe bill would allow a government database to monitor the prescribing and dispensing of narcotic-type drugs.
Missouri Lawmakers Get Back to WorkSpring Break is over, and second half of legislative session awaits
Senate Leaders, Nixon Discuss Legislative Priorities as Lawmakers Return to WorkMissouri lawmakers have never really seen eye to eye with Gov. Jay Nixon, and the beginning of the 2015 legislative session is no different.
Mo. Lawmakers Seek Ethics Reform in 2015Political scientists are skeptical much can be accomplished
Missouri Lawmakers Try to Appeal Gay Marriage CaseMissouri's Republican legislative leaders are seeking to appeal a court ruling requiring officials to recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states.
Missouri's Education Goals Under Review, Subject to ChangeGroups assigned to review and rewrite Missouri's learning standards begin their work just days after Missouri’s Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro announced her retirement.
23 Arrested Following Medicaid Expansion Protest Rev. John Bennett, one of the individuals issued an active arrest warrant, said he called the protest a "rally for dignity", and a mission to save the lives of hundreds of Missourians.
Capitol Perspectives: Unfinished BusinessIf you sense that Missouri government has become unable to resolve major state problems, take a look at the agenda facing your state lawmakers after they returned from their spring break.
Missouri Governor Again Pushes Tax Credit CurbsA day after senators endorsed a tax cut plan, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said Thursday that any discussion of tax cuts "is a nonstarter'' until lawmakers first curb the amount of tax breaks going to commercial and residential developers.
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