Legislature

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Nasheed arrested in Ferguson

October 20, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

FERGUSON, Mo. — State Senator Jamilah Nasheed was arrested in Ferguson tonight. The Democratic state senator was arrested during a small peaceful protest in Ferguson, Missouri, following the ongoing unrest related to the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown at the hands of local police. According to sources at the scene, […]

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3rd Quarter Takeaways

October 16, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Saint Louis, Mo. — The 3rd quarter of the financial year is in the books, and in a few short weeks Missourians will head to the polls on Election Day. Here are some things we learned on filing day.   The Governor’s Mansion -Catherine Hanaway’s campaign is struggling, and the […]

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Executive Branch

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Spence unveils Ferguson1000Jobs

October 21, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Saint Louis, Mo. — A few hours before Gov. Jay Nixon announced a gubernatorial commission to study the socioeconomic issues underscored by events in Ferguson, Nixon’s 2012 re-election opponent made an announcement of his own. Dave Spence told reporters today about his project, Ferguson1000Jobs, a website and matching coordination initiative […]

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Nixon announces Ferguson Commission

October 21, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Saint Louis, Mo. — Gov. Jay Nixon announced today that his office will organize a special commission to study various issues and provide specific solutions for the socioeconomic turmoil highlighted in the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri. The Ferguson Commission will be comprised of about 15 or individuals that anyone can […]

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Campaigns

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Raise coming for Missouri home care workers

October 20, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Saint Louis, Mo. — The Missouri Home Care Union announced today it reached a tentative agreement with the Missouri Quality Home Care Council that would raise the minimum hourly wage for their workers to $10.15. Home care workers are paid through the state’s Medicaid program and have been in negotiations […]

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Right-to-Life, Dems take issue with Ruth mail piece

October 20, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Saint Louis Mo. — Missouri Right-to-Life believes the Missouri Republican Party deliberately misled Jefferson County voters when they distributed a mailer for House candidate Becky Ruth which features the organization’s logo. MRL does not plan on endorsing Ruth or her Democratic incumbent opponent, T.J. McKenna. Ruth, the challenger to McKenna […]

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