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Outgoing Rep. Stephen Webber has been elected as the new chair of the Missouri Democratic Party. (Benjamin Peters/Missouri Times)

Webber, Galloway will be keynote speakers at 46th Missouri Democrat Days

Webber, Galloway will be keynote speakers at 46th Missouri Democrat Days

HANNIBAL, Mo. – Missouri Democrats will head to Hannibal this weekend for the 46th annual Democrat Days. Taking place at the Hannibal Inn, the event is scheduled to run from Friday, March 3 to Saturday night, March 4. Missouri Democratic Party Chairman Stephen Webber will be the featured speaker at the Saturday evening banquet, while

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ACLU uses lobby day to advocate for constitutional rights

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Around 200 members of the American Civil Liberties Union, best known as the ACLU, came to the Capitol Tuesday for their annual lobby day. The non-partisan nonprofit, which advocates nationally defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties, came to Jefferson City to speak on three specific pieces of legislation. One

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Gov. Jeb Bush joins state lawmakers Thursday to discuss school reform

Gov. Jeb Bush will be in Jefferson City on Thursday, March 2, to meet with members of the Missouri General Assembly to discuss education policy. A release issued Tuesday by the Missouri Chamber of Commerce says the former Florida governor will talk with Missouri lawmakers about how school choice, along with college and career high

U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner meets with Missourians during the annual Lincoln Days event in Springfield, Mo.

Lincoln Days kicks off, Republicans wonder if Wagner will run for U.S. Senate

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Republicans are in a festive mood this weekend, as conservatives gather from all across the state for the annual Lincoln Days event. The long-running tradition, held in Springfield this year, is focused on celebrating a monumental win in the November elections, as well as looking forward to the future. Hundreds turned out

Sen. Jamilah Nasheed holds a press conference following a rally for human trafficking victims Jan. 25, 2017.

Nasheed hosts rally against human trafficking

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Sen. Jamilah Nasheed held a rally for survivors and stakeholders of human trafficking Wednesday morning. The Missouri Sex Trafficking Awareness Month rally has become a part of a General Assembly-wide effort to combat the form of modern-day slavery which usually forces children and women into lives of prostitution. The senator said

Speaker Todd Richardson and Eric Greitens at the Federalist Society's Capitol Forum Jan. 23, 2017.

Federalist Society holds inaugural Missouri Capitol Forum

The Missouri chapters of the Federalist Society convened Monday morning for its first Missouri Capital Forum. The conservative and libertarian legal organization used the small convention to discuss efforts by the Missouri Legislature to enact new laws regarding tort reform and other changes to the legal process. After a brief breakfast in the Capitol Rotunda,

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Missouri Soybean Association to gather at Capitol for annual meeting

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Soybean farmers and advocates from around the state will head to the Capital City next week for the annual meeting of the Missouri Soybean Association. The MSA and leaders in the soybean industry will converge on Monday, January 30th for two days of events, meeting with legislators and other members of

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Cattlemen’s dinner will feature Allen West and Missouri rib eye

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Cattleman’s Association is gearing up for the first ever ‘Straight Talk’ event, a fundraising dinner in the Capital supporting the association’s political action committee. “We thought we would try to reach outside of our world, and reach more of Jefferson City’s political community,” Executive Vice President Mike Deering of

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Oklahoma’s Sen. James Lankford named keynote speaker at Lincoln Days

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – U.S. Sen. James Lankford, R-Oklahoma, has been selected as this year’s keynote speaker at the Friday night banquet at the 2017 Missouri Lincoln Days. A member of the U.S. Senate, Lankford has represented Oklahoma as a Republican in Congress since 2010. During his time in the U.S. House of Representatives, he

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