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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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Missouri lawmakers send new redistricting proposal to voters

Missouri’s Republican-led Legislature has sent a ballot proposal to voters asking them to reconsider their earlier backing of a redistricting system that stresses fairness and competitiveness over everything else. Missourians in 2018 voted to make “partisan fairness” and “competitiveness” the ...

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Missouri Republicans revive push to change redistricting

After weeks off work over concerns about the coronavirus pandemic, Missouri’s Republican-led Legislature is once again making a push to change state redistricting rules. A House committee advanced the proposal, which would ask voters yet again to change redistricting rules. ...

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Top Missouri lawmaker pitches $700M in state budget cuts

A top Missouri House lawmaker has moved to trim $700 million from the state’s proposed budget as revenues drop because of the coronavirus. Lawmakers returned to the Capitol Monday in a hurried attempt to pass a budget for the upcoming ...

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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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Anti-discrimination proposals stall in Missouri House

Democrats in the Missouri House want to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity, but their proposals have yet to be assigned to a committee for a hearing. The sponsor of the Missouri Nondiscrimination Act, state Rep. Greg ...

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