While it’s not the increased funding they would like, the state’s court and public defender systems aren’t looking at cuts next year either.Read More »
Report: Graves considering 2012 Senate run
The Hill, a political publication based in Washington, D.C., reported Wednesday that U.S. Rep. Sam Graves is considering running for Senate next year against Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo.
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DOJ wants health care lawsuit dismissed
The U.S. Department of Justice is asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Missouri Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder to challenge the federal health care overhaul.
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Mo. judges take step toward possible pay raises
Missouri judges are a bit closer to getting raises in their pay.
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Ford to keep 3,750 jobs at Kansas City plant
Ford will retain nearly 3,750 jobs and build a new vehicle at a Missouri plant that was in danger of closing.
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Mo. lawmaker proposes statewide vote on union jobs
A Missouri senator is proposing a statewide vote in August 2012 on whether to make Missouri a "right-to-work" state.Read More »
Mo. House rejects ban on smoking Capitol offices
The Missouri House has rejected an attempt to ban smoking in members' offices.
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Mo. House redistricting committee plans meeting
Missouri House members are preparing to start work on a new congressional map that will have only eight districts, down from the current nine.
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Former Greene County prosecutor reflects on new job in auditor’s office
The following is a Q&A with Darrell Moore, who started work this week as the chief litigation counsel for newly elected Missouri State Auditor Tom Schweich.
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Mayer appoints committee chairmen
Senate President Pro Tem Rob Mayer, R-Dexter, released a list of the senators who lead committees during the legislative session.
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Mo. House OKs measure criticizing health care law
The Missouri House has passed a resolution urging state officials to join a multistate lawsuit challenging the federal health care overhaul and calling on Congress to repeal the law.
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