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Missouri governor gets most of his agenda

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson laid out a relatively simple agenda when he began his first legislative session as the state’s chief executive. Infrastructure and workforce development, he called it in his State of the State speech. When the session ended ...

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Missouri governor gets most of his agenda

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson laid out a relatively simple agenda when he began his first legislative session as the state’s chief executive. Infrastructure and workforce development, he called it in his State of the State speech. When the session ended ...

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Missouri lawmakers OK state aid for St. Louis Blues arena

The home of the St. Louis Blues could receive $70 million in state subsidies for two decades to help pay for renovations that local officials hope will attract more amateur sports events to the arena. Missouri lawmakers gave final approval ...

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Missouri lawmaker resigns amid sexual harassment allegations

A Missouri lawmaker has resigned under pressure after an investigation into a sexual harassment complaint found he engaged in “ethical misconduct” by sending flirtatious text messages and repeatedly pursuing a relationship with a legislative employee whom he supervised. Democratic Rep. ...

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Missouri lawmaker resigns amid sexual harassment allegations

A Missouri lawmaker has resigned under pressure after an investigation into a sexual harassment complaint found he engaged in “ethical misconduct” by sending flirtatious text messages and repeatedly pursuing a relationship with a legislative employee whom he supervised. Democratic Rep. ...

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Missouri House backs landowners fighting wind energy line

The Missouri House passed legislation Thursday that could effectively block one of the nation’s largest wind energy projects by prohibiting its developers from using eminent domain to run a high-voltage power line across the Midwest. The House vote targets a ...

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Report says Missouri lawmaker created false affair rumor

A Missouri House member engaged in “unbecoming” conduct by creating a false rumor that another lawmaker was having an affair with a House employee, according to a report from a legislative ethics panel. The report found that Rep. Rocky Miller’s ...

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Virginia sex allegations are latest against state officials

Virginia’s lieutenant governor has denied newly publicized allegations that he sexually assaulted two women years ago and has vowed to continue serving in office. It’s a scenario that already has played out in several other states, with differing conclusions. At ...

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Virginia sex allegations are latest against state officials

Virginia’s lieutenant governor has denied newly publicized allegations that he sexually assaulted two women years ago and has vowed to continue serving in office. It’s a scenario that already has played out in several other states, with differing conclusions. At ...

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