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New ethics bill proposed in House

Two Missouri state representatives proposed legislation today aimed at changing disclosure requirements, placing restrictions on “pay to play” legislating and altering the state’s campaign finance system. State Reps. Tim Flook, R-Liberty, and Jason Kander, D-Kansas City, went over the key ...

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Legislature passes the 2010 budget

The Missouri General Assembly has completed a budget that uses federal stimulus money to forestall cuts made to the state's judiciary system. (pictured is House Budget Chairman Allen Icet, R-Wildwood) As a result, both the judiciary and the state's public defender system will see slight increases to their 2010 operating budgets. Included in that budget bill is $37.3 million for the state's public defender system. The appropriation is slightly higher than what the department got during the current fiscal year.

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