Legislature

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34 of the Best Senators in the Past 25 Years – Part 2

July 24, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

For several weeks, The Missouri Times has asked readers and friends who they thought should be featured in the best senate of the past 25 years – a fantasy team, if you will. Over 60 senators were submitted. After visiting with longtime observers of the chamber we came up with […]

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34 of the Best Senators in the Past 25 Years – Part 1

July 23, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

For several weeks, The Missouri Times has asked readers and friends who they thought should be featured in the best senate of the past 25 years – a fantasy team, if you will. Over 60 senators were submitted. After visiting with longtime observers of the chamber we came up with […]

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Executive Branch

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Nixon orders review of Missouri Lottery after revenues plummet

July 23, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Office of Administration is conducting a “comprehensive review” of the Missouri Lottery at the behest of Gov. Jay Nixon to find out why the program’s revenues for education sank 23 percent despite an increase in ticket sales in FY2014. Statute dictates that 45 percent or […]

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Nixon vetoes e-cig bill, signs two more

July 14, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Bills allowing terminal patients expanded access to experimental drugs and make hemp oil available to certain epileptics both got signatures from Gov. Jay Nixon today. The Democratic governor also vetoed a bill that would have changed the way electronic cigarettes are regulated. Senate Bill 841, apart […]

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Campaigns

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Unopposed Beard, replacing Cox, focusing on family

July 28, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

SEDALIA, Mo. — For attorney Nathan Beard, who will be replacing Rep. Stan Cox, R-Sedalia, in January, family is the top priority. Beard has emerged unopposed in the primary and general, which surprised him, but has not hindered his motivation to become more connected to the 52nd District. Beard is […]

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New ad as Stenger, Dooley prepare for final push

July 28, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Saint Louis, Mo. — With barely one week remaining until voters across the state cast ballots in the primary, St. Louis County Council member Steve Stenger is releasing yet another television ad this week criticizing incumbent Charlie Dooley for woeful mismanagement. Despite being negative, the ad is perhaps the most […]

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