Legislature

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Judge ruling against state board could re-open Normandy transfers

August 19, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Saint Louis, Mo. — Last Friday, buried in the news of ongoing unrest in Ferguson, a St. Louis County Circuit Court judge ruled in favor of parents who sued the state and several local school districts for refusing to re-enroll their children in the coming school year. Earlier this summer, […]

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Small business owners ask Senate committee for help with Department of Revenue

August 12, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Saint Louis, Mo. — Two small business owners told the interim Senate committee on Tax Administration Practices that contradictory instructions from Missouri’s Department of Revenue could drive them out of business, fanning growing legislative ire with the state’s tax collector. Heather Terry and her husband, Nick, told the committee that […]

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Executive Branch

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No end in sight: Ferguson

August 18, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Saint Louis, Mo. — Any Missourians hoping Monday would bring perhaps a growing calm in Ferguson will be sorely disappointed. After yet another night of clashes and arguably the most violent encounters with police so far, protestors have finally spurred Gov. Jay Nixon to call in the National Guard to the small […]

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Nixon declares State of Emergency, announces Ferguson curfew

August 16, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Saint Louis, Mo. — Gov. Jay Nixon declared a State of Emergency in Ferguson today and announced a five-hour curfew after tensions erupted against last night, resulting in the looting of several local businesses. The call comes two days after Nixon removed county police from their crowd control duties in […]

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Campaigns

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Mims, Williams to face recount

August 19, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Kansas City, Mo. — Jackson County officials will release certified election results from the Aug. 5 primary tomorrow, and sources with knowledge of the results told The Missouri Times that Rep. Bonnaye Mims will win her election by 12 votes. The win is close enough to require a recount, which […]

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Ethics commission orders HDCC to pay $10,000 for inaccurate reporting

August 18, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Ethics Commission ordered the Missouri House Democratic Campaign Committee to pay $10,0000 today, having found the facts of a December 5, 2013 complaint to be true. The complaint, filed by Butler County Republican Party Chairman Eddy Justice, cited an accounting discrepancy regarding several bad […]

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