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Tuesday 05/31/2016
Funds OK'd for new state veterans home

 JEFFERSON CITY - Gov. Jay Nixon announced that planning, design and site selection for a new state veterans’ home will move forward. The Governor thanked members of the General Assembly for following his budget recommendation to provide $500,000 needed to get the project underway. Missouri is ho...

Updated: May 31, 2016 - 1:35 pm
Friday 05/27/2016
Capitol Perspectives: Was I ever wrong about the legislative session

Commentary by Phill Brooks

Updated: May 27, 2016 - 2:36 pm
Missourians warned of IRS scam

JEFFERSON CITY - The Attorney General’s Office has received almost 200 complaints in May about scam IRS calls targeting mid-Missouri. Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster is urging consumers not to fall for the scam.

Updated: May 27, 2016 - 2:35 pm
Wednesday 05/25/2016
Nixon to visit Cuba

JEFFERSON CITY - Gov. Jay Nixon will lead a delegation of Missourians representing agriculture, business, education and government on a trade mission to Cuba from May 29 to June 1. With the recent progress toward normalization of relations between the United States and Cuba, the trade mission wil...

Updated: May 25, 2016 - 8:16 am
Wednesday 05/18/2016
House Speaker calls 2016 session 'historic'

In a end of session Republican party press conference, Missouri House Speaker Rep. Todd Richardson-R, Popular Bluff, said that the 2016 session was, "incredibly productive and in some cases historic."

Updated: May 18, 2016 - 8:29 am
Monday 05/16/2016
Missouri's legislature adjourns with many GOP items passed, but others in the legislative graveyard

JEFFERSON CITY - Missouri's legislature concluded its 2016 annual session at 6pm Friday with a stamp of Republican unity, but also division.

Updated: May 16, 2016 - 2:53 pm
Friday 05/13/2016
House passes bill to clarify restriction on municipal fines

JEFFERSON CITY - Missouri's House sent the governor a bill that would add further restrictions on how much city budgets can be financed from municipal fines.

Updated: May 13, 2016 - 8:16 am
Senate sustains the governor's "paycheck protection" veto

JEFFERSON CITY - Thanks to two Republican senators, the Republican-controlled Senate sustained the Democratic governor's veto of a measure that would have required annual approval to withhold union fees from government worker paychecks.

Updated: May 13, 2016 - 8:17 am
House approves resolution to put voter identification requirements to a vote

JEFFERSON CITY - Missouri voters will have the opportunity to decide this year whether the state legislature should have power to require a Missourian present a photo ID to vote.

Updated: May 13, 2016 - 8:16 am
Thursday 05/12/2016
Senate approves a plan to keep being dined by lobbyists

The Missouri Senate voted to allow a lobbyist to spend up to $240 per week on meals for a legislator.

Updated: May 12, 2016 - 8:14 am

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