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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”...

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...

Treasurer Schmitt and State Senator Denny Hoskins advocate for financial flexibility...

WARRENSBURG, Mo — Missouri State Treasurer Eric Schmitt and State Senator Denny Hoskins visited West Central Independent Living Solutions Thursday in Warrensburg to advocate...

Hill’s bill would standardize probation drug, alcohol testing

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Non-violent, misdemeanor offenders held to a stricter standard than those with felony convictions? Well, if Rep. Justin Hill, R-Lake St....

RELEASE: Rep. Lavender files the “Stop Lying to Women Act”

CPCs required to provide accurate and unbiased information JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – State Rep. Deb Lavender, D-Kirkwood, recently filed House Bill 2266, which she refers...

NCADA in support of ‘real’ medical marijuana

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — It seems that medical marijuana has gained some support recently. A Missouri House bill that would allow those with certain...

At St. Louis Veterans Home Meeting, Residents and Families Voice Support...

ST. LOUIS – On Saturday, at a meeting with Veterans and families at the St. Louis Home, Missouri Veterans Commission Chair Tim Noonan, Interim...

Senate committee hears legislation on false liens, expungement for prostitution, and...

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The first meeting of the Senate Committee on Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence proved to be a long one,...

Roe v. Wade: The unintended consequences of abortion restrictions

By C. Richard Gulick, M.D., Richmond Heights, Mo. Before 1973, when the Supreme Court legalized abortion in the landmark case of Roe v. Wade, the procedure...

After nearly 23,000 Missouri children lose temporary public assistance, Sen. Jake...

Since 2016, Missouri has saved zero dollars while tens of thousands of children have been removed from temporary assistance programs, new data shows JEFFERSON CITY,...

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