Legislature

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Lawmakers send budget to Nixon

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri lawmakers finally moved to send the state’s $26 billion budget to Gov. Jay Nixon’s desk after two weeks of private negotiations, a lengthy conference committee hearing, and battles in the Capitol over managed care expansion. Late into last night lawmakers diverged away from the lump-sum budgeting proposal that Sen. Kurt

Executive Branch

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Lawmakers send budget to Nixon

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri lawmakers finally moved to send the state’s $26 billion budget to Gov. Jay Nixon’s desk after two weeks of private negotiations, a lengthy conference committee hearing, and battles in the Capitol over managed care expansion. Late into last night lawmakers diverged away from the lump-sum budgeting proposal that Sen. Kurt

Capitol Culture

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Department of Labor honors fallen workers

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Department of Labor held a somber ceremony in the Capitol today to honor state workers that were killed on the job in the last year. The event is an annual one, and Department Director Ryan McKenna told some of the families of fallen workers that were present that the

Campaigns

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Webber announces Senate bid

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Rep. Stephen Webber (D-Columbia), announced this morning that he is running for State Senate District 19 in 2016 to replace termed candidate for attorney general and Senate Appropriations Chairman Sen. Kurt Schaefer (R-Columbia). Webber is the senior Democrat from Boone County. He is an attorney a former Marine Corps Sergeant who served

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