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Sen. Rob Schaaf filibusters PDMP legislation. May 12, 2016

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Senators sound off as special session begins

Senators sound off as special session begins

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – As the Senate convened Thursday morning, senators sounded off in what could be compared to an airing of grievances. Several senators spoke about their concerns with the legislation sent to them by the House Wednesday, others spoke about potential ethical lapses by the Gov. Eric Greitens’ nonprofit, A New Missouri Inc.,

Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal testifies before the House Budget Committee on her buyout bill for residents near West Lake Landfill April 26, 2017 (Travis Zimpfer/The MISSOURI TIMES)

EPA releases another report showing no radiation danger outside Westlake Landfill

ST. LOUIS — The Environmental Protection Agency today released further information that the area outside West Lake Landfill does not possess radioactive waste, another in a series of scientific reports calling into question the credibility of some activists uproar. The latest study affirms House Republicans decision not to spend $1,000,000 in taxpayer money to buyout

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Pruitt says EPA will soon have plan for West Lake Landfill

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – There may be some good news for ongoing saga developing over the West Lake Landfill. Speaking on Fox News’ “Fox & Friends” program, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt said that the agency will soon have a plan regarding the West Lake Landfill just outside of St. Louis. When asked by Steve

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West Lake buyout bill dies in the House

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal’s crusade to provide funding for the buyout of homes in Spanish Village came to an end on the final day of session as SB 22 died in the Senate on a 65-79 vote. After Rep. Mark Matthiesen failed to amend the bill to remove a provision of the

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Chappelle-Nadal eyes new tactics to pass West Lake bill

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal has targeted a new group of people in her fight for buyouts in Spanish Village: lobbyists. The senator has avidly tried to push legislation for the past two years to buy out residents living near the West Lake Landfill due to radioactive waste deposited at a nearby site

Rep. Scott Fitzpatrick, the chairman of the House Budget Committee, questions a witness on a budget request. (Photo courtesy of Tim Bommel, Missouri House Communications)

Amended West Lake Landfill buyout bill moves forward in House

Chappelle-Nadal voices concerns of changes on Senate floor JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – After the House approved and passed conference substitutes for the state’s budget bills, the Budget Committee held an executive session before going home for the weekend on Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal’s SB 22, which would allow the buyout of homes near the West Lake Landfill.

Sen. Rob Schaaf filibusters PDMP legislation. May 12, 2016

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Senators present list of bills they will not filibuster

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A group of Missouri senators used their time yesterday when the Senate adjourned after less than 10 minutes to produce a list of bills they felt would be uncontroversial if taken up by the chamber. Sen. Rob Schaaf, who has stood against Senate leadership and Gov. Eric Greitens in the past

Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal testifies before the House Budget Committee on her buyout bill for residents near West Lake Landfill April 26, 2017 (Travis Zimpfer/The MISSOURI TIMES)

Chappelle-Nadal pushes taxpayer buyout as Fitzpatrick stresses fiscal discipline

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – As the EPA enters its 10th year of inaction on the West Lake Landfill question, Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal has taken her crusade for a $12.5 million dollar taxpayer buyout of homes in her district all the way to the House Budget Committee. SB 22, better known as the Missouri Contaminated Home

Sen. Rob Schaaf filibusters PDMP legislation. May 12, 2016

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Schaaf boots House bills off of Senate consent calendar

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Sen. Rob Schaaf made a shocking move in the Senate Wednesday afternoon when he requested each House bill on the Senate consent calendar be removed from that calendar. The effect of those bills coming off of the consent calendar, designed to streamline the legislative process on bills widely-agreed upon, could muck

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Senators reject pay increases, accuse Gov. Greitens of using intimidation tactics

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo – What began as a debate over a resolution that would give lawmakers and state officials a pay raise quickly became a heated and tense affair as senators called on Gov. Eric Greitens to apologize for his alleged use of “strong-armed tactics”. The resolution in question was HCR 4, which concerns pay

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