Legislature

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Curtman wants Missouri voters to decide on Right Light Cameras

December 15, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Saint Louis, Mo. — Missouri’s Supreme Court announced earlier this month it would hear a case on the contentious automated right light cameras at use across the state. Rep. Paul Curtman (R-Union) has a bill at the heart of the issue. Curtman’s pre-filed legislation, House Bill 207, would prohibit the […]

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Legislators, governor, reporters tour crumbling Capitol

December 15, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Incoming and current legislators joined Gov. Jay Nixon and a crowd of reporters to tour parts of the Capitol building in need of repair today. The parts of the Capitol to show the most dereliction include what many staff call “The Catacombs,” which include much of […]

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Executive Branch

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Missouri American Water presents to PSC

December 17, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Public Service Commission (PSC) had a full agenda meeting today, approving several motions and hearing a short presentation from Missouri American Water regarding improvements at their customer service center. The commissioners were impressed with the packet of information given by the Missouri American Water presenter. The […]

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Kander’s #FergusonRebuild raises over $63k in first 24 hours

December 12, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

FERGUSON, Mo. – Secretary of State Jason Kander announced yesterday a partnership with his office, the Regional Business Council, North County Incorporated with the Reinvest North County Fund to create #FergusonRebuild. The initiative seeks to provide the area with non-governmental grants for businesses in Ferguson and surrounding areas. “Small businesses […]

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Campaigns

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Lawmakers to weigh new rules on lobbyist’s gifts, donations

December 08, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Perception trumps reality in politics. That’s what Rep. Caleb Rowden, R-Columbia, told voters during a candidate forum during the election. With the coming departure of Rep. Noel Torpey, who will be resigning to serve as chief lobbyist for Fair Energy Rate Action Fund (FERAF), the sophomore […]

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Kurt Schaefer: Growing Momentum

December 05, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

COLUMBIA, Mo. — If you’d told the state’s leading Republican thinkers just six years ago that a Columbia-area Republican senator was their best chance of seizing the Attorney General’s office, you probably would have been laughed out of the room. In 2008, Kurt Schaefer stunned political observers around Missouri with […]

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