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Opponents come on strong in House General Laws hearing on gun legislation

Opponents come on strong in House General Laws hearing on gun legislation

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Four gun bills and a standing-room-only hearing was a definite sign that Monday’s meeting of the House General Laws committee was in for a long afternoon. Prior to the meeting, the committee had specified that, with such issues on the table, only two minutes of testimony would be taken from opponents

Just one day before the House passed a paycheck protection bill which would affect law enforcement and firefighter unions, Gov. Eric Greitens spent the day training with members of the St. Louis Fire Department. (From Eric Greitens' Facebook page)

House hits police, firefighters with paycheck protection bill

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Tempers flared on the House floor Thursday morning as another labor reform issue was debated. HB 251, sponsored by Rep. Jered Taylor, R-Nixa, seeks to require authorization for certain labor unions to use their dues and fees to make political contributions. It also requires written consent for withholding earnings from paychecks,

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New House Conservative Caucus leadership setting up agenda

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – In the last legislative session, the House Conservative Caucus championed both successful and unsuccessful causes. Their work included supporting HB 1631, which set the framework for photo voter ID in Missouri, as well as SB 656, the gun bill which just passed through veto session. However, the failure of SJR 39, the

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GOP lawmakers speak out against Odom’s perceived ‘no gun’ policy

COLUMBIA, Mo. – In a teleconference with reporters Wednesday, University of Missouri football coach Barry Odom revealed a team policy that may put the school under more scrutiny from the Missouri legislature. As reported by Fox Sports yesterday, Odom’s rules state that no player could own a handgun if they played for him. This rule

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Campus conceal carry bills debated in Emerging Issues

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The House Emerging Issues Committee heard two bills Monday that would end the ban on concealed carry at colleges and universities, albeit each with their own handful of exceptions and limitations. Rep. Mike Kelley’s, R-Lamar, HB 1910, would instead make the concealed carry guidelines and opt out program, making concealed carry

House passes resolution defying Obama’s gun orders

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The House passed a concurrent resolution Wednesday denouncing the executive orders made by Pres. Barack Obama last month regarding gun control. The resolution asks Congress to fight “executive overreach” because the executive orders “will unquestionably infringe upon American citizens’ constitutionally protected right to firearm ownership.” The author of the bill, Rep.