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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

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Nixon signs bill to update Missouri’s use-of-force statute

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Gov. Jay Nixon signed seven bills that change the judicial system and law enforcement Wednesday, including a measure to update the state’s use-of-force statute. Updating the state’s use-of-force statute has been a priority for many of those who wish to see progress in policing after Ferguson when the U.S. Justice Department found in their

Hummel

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

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Sifton calls for Missouri Veterans Commission Director to step down

ST. LOUIS – Sen. Scott Sifton, D-St. Louis, asked that Missouri Veterans Commission Director Larry Kay step down from his position after Kay and the commission lost a 2.875 million jury verdict in a sexual discrimination and harassment case Thursday. “The Missouri Veterans Commission cannot countenance discrimination or harassment. The Commission’s employees provide vital services to

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TWMP: Koenig vs. Stream and a week left in the primaries

On Sunday’s This Week in Missouri Politics, host Scott Faughn hosts a debate between Senate District 15 candidates Rep. Andrew Koenig and former Rep. Rick Stream on economic development, how to make Missouri a place to do business and what they would do specifically to spur investment in the state. They also discuss their experiences and

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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

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