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3rd Quarter Takeaways

October 16, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Saint Louis, Mo. — The 3rd quarter of the financial year is in the books, and in a few short weeks Missourians will head to the polls on Election Day. Here are some things we learned on filing day.   The Governor’s Mansion -Catherine Hanaway’s campaign is struggling, and the […]

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Club for Growth Amendment 10 ads saturate Missouri

October 14, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri Club for Growth’s television ads for their campaign for Amendment 10 have flooded the airwaves in every media market in Missouri – each media market having their own tailored ad. MCFG Chairman Bev Randles appears casually dressed in the ads in a newscaster-like setting with pop […]

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Missouri dairy industry shaken in 2014

October 13, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — In the last year, the hope for a strong future for a more thriving Missouri dairy industry may have hit a new low when the Missouri Dairy Revitalization Act was vetoed by Gov. Jay Nixon, and barely fell below the needed votes to be overturned by […]

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10 Questions with Jill Schupp

October 08, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

As part of our ongoing election coverage, we asked the Democratic state senate candidate Jill Schupp 10 questions. The Missouri Times: First things first, “conventional wisdom” says this will be a close race. Do you agree? Voters know me. They know what I stand for. There is a lingering buyer’s […]

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10 Questions with Jay Ashcroft

October 08, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

As part of our ongoing election coverage, we asked Republican state senate candidate Jay Ashcroft 10 questions about his campaign.  The Missouri Times: A poll last week gave you a narrow lead. Do you agree with the conventional wisdom that this will be a close race? We are very excited […]

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Virtual school fall enrollment ends today

October 08, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – With public schools in full swing across Missouri, tomorrow marks the last day to enroll in Missouri’s virtual schools for the term starting October 15. Missouri has 7 virtual schools, which receive oversight from Missouri Virtual Instruction Program (MoVIP). Currently, MoVIP is a tuition-based program, open […]

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General Election 2014: House Tip Sheet (UPDATED)

October 06, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

District 14 (D+2.9) – TOSS UP – Stephanie Isaacson (D) vs. Kevin Corlew (R) MOH ISAACSON: $11,280.00, CORLEW: $24433.65 RAISED ISAACSON: $57,320.61, CORLEW: $48,219.22 In the district currently held by outgoing Rep. Ron Schieber, Corlew breezed through the primary, but Isaacson is a solid contender. About 1,500 more Republicans turned out in the primaries, […]

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MHA hires new general counsel as Hale exits

October 06, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — David Hale left the Missouri Hospital Association (MHA) earlier this summer after over 9 years as their vice president of state legislation. Jane Drummond joined the MHA team weeks ago as vice president of legal affairs/general counsel and has registered as a lobbyist for the association. […]

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Dixon looking to reform county prosecutor system

October 02, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — At least one state lawmaker wants to reform the organization and funding of Missouri’s system of county prosecutors and he’ll be filing multiple bills to that end next year. Sen. Bob Dixon, R-Springfield, wants the state to reconsider the structural organization and the funding mechanisms for […]

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Diehl wants statewide vote on lottery

October 01, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri may join 6 other states that do not have a state lottery in 2016. Speaker-elect John Diehl announced today that he will be proposing a constitutional amendment that will allow the voters to repeal all state sponsored lotteries as it is provided for in the constitution.  “We […]

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