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Rep. Alferman presents HB60 on Lobbyist Expenditures before the House Committee on General Laws.  (Tim Bommel/Missouri House Photojournalist)

Lobbyist gift ban clears second hurdle

Lobbyist gift ban clears second hurdle

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri House continues to push ethics reform forward in the early days of the legislative session. House Bill 60, sponsored by Rep. Justin Alferman, R-Hermann, was the first bill to reach committee, as the House Committee on General Laws held its first hearing on Monday, hours before the inauguration ceremony. HB


Zerr hopes to prohibit incentives from abandoned stadium owners

ST. LOUIS – Rep. Anne Zerr, R-St. Charles, is filing a bill which seeks to prevent sports franchise owners and their subsidiaries from utilizing government incentives again in the event a publicly funded facility is left. Zerr discussed the filing on the Mark Reardon Show on KMOX Thursday, saying that those who abuse government incentives, whether

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Judge strikes down Missouri’s ban on gay marriage

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A federal judge issued a ruling today saying that Missouri’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional just one day after a local circuit judge reached an almost identical ruling in St. Louis. “This is an incredible, historic day for Missouri,” said AJ Bockelman, Executive Director of PROMO, the state’s largest LGBT