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Alisha Shurr is a reporter for the Missouri Times and Missouri Times Magazine. She joined the Missouri Times in January 2018 after working as a copy editor for her hometown newspaper in Southern Oregon. Alisha is a graduate of Kansas State University. Contact Alisha at alisha@themissouritimes.com.

Columbia Chamber of Commerce supports easing work-related barriers for convicted felons

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Columbia Chamber of Commerce is supporting bipartisan legislation that would “help those that have paid their debt to society”...

Credit unions converge on Missouri state Capitol

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Braving the ice and winter weather, credit unions from all over the state of Missouri gathered in Jefferson City on...

Corsi drawing salary from two state agencies

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — In a unique situation, in appears that the director of one state agency is being paid through two different agencies...

Americans for Farmers & Families talks NAFTA and Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Highlighting the importance of farming and ranching to the state, Missouri legislators and agriculturalists stressed the need to maintain free...

Committee hears emotion-packed testimony on Neely’s medical marijuana bill

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. —  Jane Suozzi’s daughter, Kim, knowingly and willingly broke the law in Missouri. Diagnosed with brain cancer shortly before graduating from...

Wagner rakes in $2 million in re-election campaign

Missouri Congresswoman Ann Wagner has had a good fundraising year, raking in a little more than $2 million in 2017. She kicked off last...

HELP, Inc. ends 2017 with over $300k in WIM improvements

HELP Inc. rounded out 2017 on a high note in Missouri, investing more than $300,000 in weigh-in-motion (WIM) technology on roads in the Show-Me...

Eigel talks tax cuts on This Week in Missouri Politics

Sen. Bill Eigel talks his favorite topic Sunday on This Week in Missouri Politics: tax cuts. “I think the Senate is going to make...

Bills easing restrictions on bingo moving through legislature

JEFFERSON CITY — Legislators have been trying for years to ease restrictions on bingo and once again, bills are moving through the Missouri General...

Pollster Scott Rasmussen to speak Saturday at Lincoln Days

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The annual gathering of Missouri Republicans is set to kick off Friday with a notable list of panelists, guests, and...