House, Senate pass similar “paycheck protection” bills

By Collin Reischman JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Legislation that would change the way union fees are collected for political purposes passed the House by a...

Senate gives first round approval to ‘paycheck protection’ bill

By Eli Yokley JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- State Senate Democrats were able to stall passage of the so-called “paycheck protection” legislation Tuesday until they could...

Bill would allow medical providers to deny some controversial procedures

By Collin Reischman JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A bill that would allow medical care providers to deny procedures that might violate their personal conscience was...

Burlison approaches term with new goals

By Ashley Jost JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — In the midst of his third term in the House, Rep. Eric Burlison, R-Springfield, said he is mixing-up...

Legislation seeks to establish state Agriculture Secretary

By Ashley Jost JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Recent legislation proposed by Rep. Jay Houghton, R-Martinsburg, could change the structure of the Department of Agriculture.  House Bill...

Department of Revenue document scanning addressed in legislature

By Ashley Jost JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — During a hearing at noon on Monday, the Department of Revenue testified to the House Government Accountability and...

Nixon continues campaign for Medicaid expansion

By Eli Yokley JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Gov. Jay Nixon is continuing to make his case for Medicaid expansion — claiming expanding the program with...

House leaders predict busy week heading in to spring break

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Leadership of the Missouri House of Representatives claim next week will be a busy week as lawmakers prepare to return...

Senate committee mulls renewal of New Market Tax Credits

By Collin Reischman JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A tax credit program aimed at promoting investment in “high risk” areas and industries is poised to move...

Lawmakers continue to hear testimony on energy surcharge bill

By Collin Reischman and Eli Yokley JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Lawmakers continued to hear testimony Wednesday morning about a bill that would allow electric companies...

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