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Lawmakers move to expand Missouri absentee voting amid virus

The Missouri House has advanced a proposal to ensure voters can cast absentee ballots this year if they’re worried about in-person voting during the coronavirus pandemic. House lawmakers approved an amendment to another election-related bill that would allow voters to ...

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Jewish Missourians urged to vote absentee during pandemic

Rabbis are encouraging Jewish Missourians to vote absentee during the coronavirus pandemic because their religious tradition “values life above virtually all else.” A letter signed by nearly three dozen rabbis and other leaders posted this week on the Jewish Community ...

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Petition seeks to put Medicaid expansion on Missouri ballot

Missouri voters could get to decide whether to expand Medicaid health care coverage for thousands of low-income adults after a decade of repeated rejections by the state’s Republican-led Legislature. Supporters of a proposed constitutional amendment said Friday that they turned ...

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Lawsuit: Let Missourians vote absentee during virus crisis

A lawsuit filed by civil rights groups seeks to allow all Missourians to vote absentee in upcoming elections to help reduce the risk of catching or spreading the coronavirus. The lawsuit was filed in Jefferson City by the American Civil ...

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Missouri senators OK new redistricting proposal

The Republican-led Missouri Senate on Monday passed a proposal to once again ask voters to change the state’s redistricting rules. Less than two years after voters approved a new redistricting plan, senators voted 22-9 in favor of another constitutional amendment to ...

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Missouri senators OK new redistricting proposal

The Republican-led Missouri Senate this week passed a proposal to once again ask voters to change the state’s redistricting rules. Less than two years after voters approved a new redistricting plan, senators voted 22-9 in favor of another constitutional amendment ...

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Missouri donation limits rise for legislative candidates

Candidates running for the Missouri Legislature will be able to accept a few more dollars from their donors. The Missouri Ethics Commission said the campaign contribution limit for state Senate candidates is rising from $2,500 per election to $2,559, and ...

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Rep. Cleaver’s opponent apologizes for Cosby-related tweet

A Democrat challenging U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver of Missouri in this year’s primary has apologized for incorrectly accusing the incumbent of having a picture of disgraced comedian Bill Cosby under his desk. Maite Salazar, of Kansas City, last week retweeted ...

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Rep. Cleaver’s opponent apologizes for Cosby-related tweet

A Democrat challenging U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver of Missouri in this year’s primary has apologized for incorrectly accusing the incumbent of having a picture of disgraced comedian Bill Cosby under his desk. Maite Salazar, of Kansas City, last week retweeted ...

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Galloway vows to grow Medicaid if elected Missouri governor

Missouri’s Democratic Auditor Nicole Galloway said she would support expanding the number of people eligible for Medicaid if she’s elected governor. The candidate in a statement praised a bipartisan plan to expand state health coverage in Kansas that’s being spearheaded ...

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Galloway vows to grow Medicaid if elected Missouri governor

Missouri’s Democratic Auditor Nicole Galloway said she would support expanding the number of people eligible for Medicaid if she’s elected governor. The candidate in a statement praised a bipartisan plan to expand state health coverage in Kansas that’s being spearheaded ...

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