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Missouri lawmakers rush in final hours of 2020 session

Missouri lawmakers have only hours left to pass bills before their 6 p.m. Friday deadline after an unprecedented 2020 session stunted by the coronavirus pandemic. Lawmakers left the Capitol mid-session for a weekslong break aimed at slowing the spread of ...

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Missouri lawmakers pass bill against boycotting Israel

Missouri lawmakers on Thursday passed a bill to ban the state from doing business with companies that boycott Israel. The GOP-led House approved the measure 95-40 on Thursday, the day before their Friday deadline to pass bills this year. The ...

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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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Missouri lawmakers plan to resume work amid coronavirus

A top Republican lawmaker says the Missouri Legislature is tentatively scheduled to return to work at the end of the month, a move that prompted concern from Democrats about the safety of doing so amid the coronavirus pandemic and prompted ...

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Missouri could be final state to track prescription opioids

Missouri lawmakers took a pivotal step toward becoming the final state to adopt a statewide prescription opioid tracking database, despite years of resistance to the idea by some Republicans. State senators voted 21-10 to pass a House bill to create ...

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Missouri legislators mulling repeal of police residency rule

Missouri lawmakers are considering a proposal that would no longer require police officers to live within the cities where they serve. The state House gave the bill preliminary approval  last week, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. It needs one more ...

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Drop in Missouri kids on Medicaid faces continued scrutiny

Parents who no longer qualify for government health care but fail to sign up their children separately are partly to blame for the drop in children’s Medicaid coverage, a top legislative budget said, much to the chagrin of some lawmakers ...

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Drop in Missouri kids on Medicaid faces continued scrutiny

Parents who no longer qualify for government health care but fail to sign up their children separately are partly to blame for the drop in children’s Medicaid coverage, a top legislative budget said, much to the chagrin of some lawmakers ...

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