Legislature

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Butler’s site not your daddy’s campaign website

Saint Louis — Most websites for elected officials are dotted with photos of smiling families, carefully crafted campaign videos, and plenty of “DONATE NOW!” links. But Rep. Michael Butler has done something a little different for michaelbutler.org. Butler, a sophomore House Democrat from St. Louis City, is hardly front-and-center of the website, which looks and

Screenshot 2015-07-28 13.58.15

Butler’s site not your daddy’s campaign website

Saint Louis — Most websites for elected officials are dotted with photos of smiling families, carefully crafted campaign videos, and plenty of “DONATE NOW!” links. But Rep. Michael Butler has done something a little different for michaelbutler.org. Butler, a sophomore House Democrat from St. Louis City, is hardly front-and-center of the website, which looks and

Sanctity of Life Committee holds first meeting

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A Missouri Senate interim committee to investigate the allegations against Planned Parenthood met for the first time Monday. The Sanctity of Life Committee was formed last week by Senate Pro Tem Tom Dempsey with Sen. Kurt Schaefer, R-Columbia, named as its chair after a video was released accusing Planned Parenthood of harvesting the organs

Executive Branch

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Gov. Nixon speaks against Jeff City culture at school administrators’ conference

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Gov. Jay Nixon spoke at the Annual Cooperative Conference for School Administrators, an event bringing together education officials from around the state organized by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education on Tuesday. Nixon used the opportunity to speak about two bills he vetoed as well as what he sees as current cultural problems

Capitol Culture

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Gov. Nixon speaks against Jeff City culture at school administrators’ conference

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Gov. Jay Nixon spoke at the Annual Cooperative Conference for School Administrators, an event bringing together education officials from around the state organized by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education on Tuesday. Nixon used the opportunity to speak about two bills he vetoed as well as what he sees as current cultural problems

Campaigns

Roorda to run for Jefferson County Council

BARNHART, Mo. – Jeff Roorda, a former state representative, announced Tuesday his plans to run for the Jefferson County Council. The Democrat was term-limited and made an unsuccessful bid for state senate last year, losing to Republican Paul Weiland. Roorda calls the move for county council one with bipartisan support. Roorda will attempt to take the seat of

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