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Missouri Right to Life release endorsements for general election

September 22, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri Right to Life Political Action Committee released their endorsements for the general election this weekend, less than 10 days after pro-life group’s victories at veto session to triple the mandatory waiting period for abortions to 72 hours and to increase tax credits for pregnancy resource […]

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Kander, Wallingford to slash Missouri business fees

September 17, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Secretary of State Jason Kander and state Senator Wayne Wallingford (R – Cape Girardeau) are combining forces on legislation to make Missouri business fees the lowest in the nation. Kander’s office unveiled the plan in a brief press release. Kander’s goal is to make the various […]

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Campaign to mandate new civics test for all students

September 17, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Saint Louis, Mo. — A new education initiative in Missouri would mandate all students in the state pass the same test administered to immigrants looking to become full U.S. citizens. The Missouri arm of the national Civics Education Initiative contracted Hemphill & Associates — a Jefferson City-based lobbying firm frequently […]

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Hummel looking to lead House Democrats in 2015

September 16, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Rep. Jacob Hummel served as House Minority leader for the past two years, and it would appear he has every intention of remaining in the position despite his new title with the Missouri AFL-CIO. “Jake has personally committed to me that he is running again and […]

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SB 656 controversy continues beyond veto session

September 15, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The recent veto override of SB 656 has led to emotional responses on both sides of the aisle. Republicans are breathing a sigh of relief that they have passed a tool to help protect children in schools, yet Democrats are more concerned. Constituent concerns continue to […]

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Study: Same-sex marriage ban hurts economy

September 15, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Saint Louis, Mo. — A study by a UCLA-based think tank says Missouri is missing out on about $36 million in economic activity for its ban on same-sex marriages. The Williams Institute, an independent think tank in California studying sexual orientation and gender identity, released the study. Estimating the Economic […]

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Pro-life groups embrace victory after veto session

September 14, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – This past week’s veto session for the Missouri General Assembly resulted in victory after victory for Republicans, especially in the case of abortion restrictions in the state. The Missouri legislature originally passed House Bill 1307 which would require individuals to undergo a 72-hour waiting period between […]

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UPDATED: OPC files for rehearing in Noranda rate adjustment case

September 12, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – With the recent announcement of layoffs at Noranda’s New Madrid smelter in light of Public Service Commission (PSC) not granting the company an affordable rate, utility consumer groups have announced their support for a motion filed by the Office of Public Council (OPC) to ask regulators […]

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Veto Session Winners and Losers

September 12, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Winners Legislative Authority. While practically it makes sense for the Governor to withhold the money included in his veto overrides, it still asserted the legislature’s position against the Governor in the budgeting process, and may lead to future assertions of legislative authority such as Sen. Dixon and Rep. Haahr’s bill […]

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Veto Session Hourly Updates: The House

September 10, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

The Missouri Times will be bringing you hourly updates from both the House and Senate for veto session. Find below the hourly activity of the House and highlights of what has been said during discussion. Email Rachael at rachael@themissouritimes.com or tweet at her @herndonrachael with any questions. 3:00am THAT CCS […]

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