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Richardson speaks of change, vows lobbyist gift ban will be first bill passed in the House

Richardson speaks of change, vows lobbyist gift ban will be first bill passed in the House

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri legislators returned to the Capitol on Wednesday for the start of the legislative session for the  99th General Assembly, a ceremony that is typically a lighthearted affair. But that was not the case, as Secretary of State Jason Kander began the ceremony with an unprecedented display of partisanship, addressing the

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House pre-files 61 bills

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Pre-filing for the Missouri General Assembly began yesterday, with the House contributing 58 bill proposals and 3 House Joint Resolutions (HJRs) for proposed constitutional amendments. The majority of the legislations are an echo of bills filed last session or direct responses to the civil unrest in Ferguson. The HJRs filed are

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