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Missouri Democratic Party leads campaign of support for veto

Missouri Democratic Party leads campaign of support for veto

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Democratic Party is rallying support from Missourians to show support for Gov. Jay Nixon’s imminent veto on “Right to Work” legislation. The Party’s executive director, Crystal Brinkley, emailed their followers, introducing the grassroots effort: Not long after Governor Jay Nixon vowed to veto the first ever ‘Right to Work’ bill


PHOTOS: Richardson takes the reins

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Majority Floor Leader Todd Richardson, R-Poplar Bluff, was nominated, elected by acclamation, and sworn in as Speaker of the Missouri House of Representatives today after the resignation of Speaker John Diehl, R-Town and Country. Speaker Diehl spoke to the body, apologizing for his actions. Mark Lee Richardson, a former minority floor

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TWMP: The Final Week, RTW, and more

Saint Louis, Mo. — Ahead of the final legislative week, House Speaker John Diehl and a panel of opinion makers gathered on This Week In Missouri Politics to discuss the year’s budget, court reform, sweeping school reform bill, and much more. Diehl joined host Scott Faughn to tout the legislature’s budget, which Gov. Jay Nixon

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Students assaulted at Mizzou fraternity amid growing safety concerns

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Police are in the middle of investigating a daring robbery that occurred in the early hours of Tuesday morning on the University of Missouri-Columbia campus when men stormed into the Phi Delta Theta fraternity armed with handguns. Police would not disclose how much property was stolen or the nature of the property

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TWMP talks 2016 and beyond with Hanaway, panel

Saint Louis, Mo. — Former Missouri House Speaker and U.S. Attorney Catherine Hanaway joined This Week in Missouri Politics to discuss her candidacy for Governor and the controversy surrounding the suicide of Auditor Tom Schweich. “It wasn’t my style, it wasn’t the kind of ad I would put up,” Hanaway said discussing the infamous radio


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

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PHOTOS: 2015 Annual Legislative Softball Tournament

Photos by Rachael Herndon and Collin Reischman.