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Campaign contribution amendment largely overturned in federal court

Campaign contribution amendment largely overturned in federal court

$2,600-donation limit remains KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Western District Court of Missouri overturned the one of popular ballot issue in the state Friday when it ruled the state needs to stop enforcing Article VIII of the Missouri Constitution, which went into effect because of the passage of Amendment 2 in November. Amendment 2 limited campaign contributions

Gov. Eric Greitens in Perryville, Missouri March 1, 2017. (Courtesy of Eric Greitens' Facebook Page)

This Week in the Governor’s Office: Week of February 27

After major storms and tornados hit Perryville, Missouri Tuesday night leaving one man dead and a trail of destruction in its wake, Gov. Eric Greitens surveyed damage and met with affected residents and first responders Wednesday morning. In a statement, Greitens pledged to help those hurt by the storm and credited the community for its strength. “You

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Missouri Democratic Party Chairman Webber to speak at Kansas City event

Northland Progress, a grassroots coalition supporting forward-thinking policies in the northern Kansas City metro area, has announced its first-ever event, featuring several guest speakers talking about issues affecting the community and how people can help. Featured guest speakers will include: Stephen Webber, Missouri Democratic Party Chair and USMC Veteran of the Iraq War (The Way Forward)

Outgoing Rep. Stephen Webber has been elected as the new chair of the Missouri Democratic Party. (Benjamin Peters/Missouri Times)

Democrats select Webber as new chairman

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Democratic Party is turning to younger leadership in hopes of rebuilding the party after a dismal showing in the November election. “The defeats we suffered last November will only be permanent if we let them, and we cannot let them,” Roy Temple, the outgoing chairman of the party said.

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STATEMENT: Caleb Rowden Responds to Stephen Webber’s Attack on His Family

Columbia, MO — Today, Caleb Rowden released the following statement: “Stephen Webber’s latest attack ads have hit an all new low in a political season that has seen that bar drastically lowered.  Stephen Webber is purposely trying to mislead Mid-Missouri voters.  My wife, my father and I are all small business owners, something we are proud of.

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Weekly Poll: Koster up 6, SD19 close

The Missouri Times conducted a poll of registered voters Sunday, September 4 through Tuesday, September 6 and asked Missourians questions on three races of importance: the race of Missouri’s governorship, State Senate District (SD) 1, and State Senate District 19.  We polled 589 people statewide. Also polled 201 in SD1, and 234 in SD19. The

Webber hopes to build on wage gap momentum

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Rep. Stephen Webber, D-Columbia, introduced a bill Tuesday to narrow the gender pay gap. Both the University of Missouri and the Women’s Foundation showed women in Missouri are paid 71 cents to each dollar made by men in research studies. The bill, HB 2370, prohibits employers from discriminating in providing compensation based

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Part One: 5 of the Most Important People of 2016

House Speaker Todd Richardson       The new speaker inherited a whole host of problems he had to sort through starting with the way he came to the job a year early and continued with a right-to-work vote that presented him with tons of bad options. However, since veto session, he has been able to focus on

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Rowden formally kicks off state senate campaign

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Rep. Caleb Rowden officially kicked off his campaign for the 19th state senate district today with a press release and campaign video. Rowden, so far the only Republican in the race, will be running against Democrat Stephen Webber, a fellow House member with the state party’s endorsement. Rowden’s formal announcement comes weeks

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Rowden to face Webber in 2016

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Republicans finally have their candidate to take on Rep. Stephen Webber in the race for the Columbia-area senate seat in a race that could easily become the must-watch down-ticket race of 2016. Rep. Caleb Rowden announced yesterday that he would be challenging Webber for senate district 19, a seat long thought of

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