Legislature

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St. Louis Chamber hands out ‘Champion’ awards including ‘SJR Six’

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — The St. Louis Regional Chamber of Commerce named the six legislators who voted to kill SJR 39 as Champion Award Winners on Wednesday afternoon. Reps. Mike Colona, Jim Hansen, Jeremy LaFaver, Sharon Pace, Caleb Rowden and Anne Zerr were named as recipients of the award. All six serve on the House

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Supreme Court overturns unemployment benefit limitation law

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Supreme Court ruled 4-3 Tuesday that HB 150, a bill that limited unemployment benefits, was passed over Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto unconstitutionally in the Sept. 2015 veto session. The bill was truly agreed to and finally passed April 21, 2015 and vetoed by the governor May 5 before being

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Hummel headed to the Senate

Staff Reports ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Rep. Jake Hummel is heading to the Senate after being tapped by committee Democrats in the 4th Senate District to succeed Sen. Joe Keaveny who resigned to take  a judgeship. “I appreciate the support I received today from local Democratic leaders in being chosen as our party’s nominee in

Executive Branch

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Auditor report finds risks in municipal courts

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — State Auditor Nicole Galloway highlighted five high-risk areas in municipal court practices and financial activity in a report released Wednesday. The report, based on audit findings from 18 municipal courts, identifies areas that affect court efficiency and violate state law. “Municipal courts are charged with ensuring citizens follow the law, and

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St. Louis Chamber hands out ‘Champion’ awards including ‘SJR Six’

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — The St. Louis Regional Chamber of Commerce named the six legislators who voted to kill SJR 39 as Champion Award Winners on Wednesday afternoon. Reps. Mike Colona, Jim Hansen, Jeremy LaFaver, Sharon Pace, Caleb Rowden and Anne Zerr were named as recipients of the award. All six serve on the House

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Polling shows both primaries for attorney general in a virtual tie

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Both primaries for attorney general are close with less than a week before election day, new polling from St. Louis television station KSDK  and SurveyUSA shows. In the fiercely contested Republican primary, Sen. Kurt Schaefer leads University of Missouri professor Josh Hawley 39 percent to 34 percent. 28 percent of voters

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