Legislature

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SB 656 override vote brings out coalition of opponents

During this election season, most campaigns plan to peak in November when their candidate or issue is on the ballot. But one campaign burning up social media is focused on Sept. 14, when the Senate will attempt to override Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto of Senate Bill 656, the “gun bill.” A coalition of the bill’s

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SB 656 override vote brings out coalition of opponents

During this election season, most campaigns plan to peak in November when their candidate or issue is on the ballot. But one campaign burning up social media is focused on Sept. 14, when the Senate will attempt to override Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto of Senate Bill 656, the “gun bill.” A coalition of the bill’s

bullets gun second amendment shells nra

SB 656 override vote brings out coalition of opponents

During this election season, most campaigns plan to peak in November when their candidate or issue is on the ballot. But one campaign burning up social media is focused on Sept. 14, when the Senate will attempt to override Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto of Senate Bill 656, the “gun bill.” A coalition of the bill’s

Executive Branch

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Nixon appoints three to Public Defender Commission

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – After a public spat with Missouri Public Defender Michael Barrett, Gov. Jay Nixon appointed three new members to the Public Defender Commission. Oliver Glenn Boyer, Thomas W. Neer and James J. Sievers were named to the commission, which has the power to hire the state public defender and make rules for the

Capitol Culture

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TWMP: Koenig and Eigel, Kander, and the state treasurer’s race

On Sunday’s episode of This Week in Missouri Politics, host Scott Faughn is joined by two victorious Republican primary winners: Rep. Andrew Koenig and small businessman Bill Eigel. The two discuss their wins over former Rep. Rick Stream and Rep. Anne Zerr, respectively, and what they plan to do when they likely get sworn into

Campaigns

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Greitens finishes cross-state campaign office tour

COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Republican nominee for governor, Eric Greitens, wrapped up his three-day tour of the state Saturday making stops in the St. Louis area, Columbia, Rolla and Cape Girardeau. Former Greitens rival Catherine Hanaway joined Greitens in St. Louis to show of solidarity and support for the Republican ticket. Hanaway lost to Greitens

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