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To PQ or not to PQ: The Senate’s battle for tradition

To PQ or not to PQ: The Senate’s battle for tradition

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – 2017 has been a dream session for Missouri Republicans. Riding the coattails of President Donald Trump’s victory, Missourians elected both Republican supermajorities and a Republican governor for the first time in state history. Since then, Missouri has seen several core conservative ideas passed through the legislature, including the controversial issue of

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Dixon comments on Capitol culture changes and the difficulties that come with it

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Following a long night in the Missouri Senate as the body debated the contentious circuit breaker tax break for hours on end, Sen. Bob Dixon joined the crew of the #MoLeg Podcast to share his thoughts on a number of topics. Though he covered a variety of topics during the conversation,

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5 Questions: Senator Dr. Bob Onder on SJR39

Sen. Dr. Bob Onder, R-O’Fallon, is sponsoring SJR39, which was filibustered for a record-setting 39 hours this past week. The filibuster came to a halt with the rare motion of PQ being used to halt the debate, and the senate passed the measure. If and when the House passes the SJR, it will go to

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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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Voter ID draws stark partisan lines

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Senators Will Kraus and Jamilah Nasheed both drew from simple populace views for their arguments for and against a voter ID law. Kraus, R-Jackson County, said 70 percent of Missourians want a voter ID law, especially since most citizens think they already have to show some form identification to vote. Nasheed,

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