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Tom Dempsey

Jan 8, 2014

Missouri House speaker calls for medical malpractice changes

The speaker of the Missouri House vowed Wednesday to make “much-needed medical malpractice reform” a key part of his legislative agenda.

Dec 8, 2011

Redistricting fallout puts Missouri Plan back in play

Missouri’s Nonpartisan Court Plan may be back in the legislative crosshairs amid growing criticism of last week’s release of judicially drawn state political districts.

Nov 5, 2010

Dempsey wins familiar position

Back when he was in the Missouri House, Sen. Tom Dempsey, R-St. Charles, was the House Majority Leader. In that role, Dempsey was in charge controlling the legislative calendar.

Mar 16, 2009

Area legislators rule out tax hikes

State Rep. Sally Faith said she gets about 100 e-mails and 30 or 40 phone calls each day from people concerned about potential cuts to the state’s budget. But Faith, who sits on the House Budget Committee, and several other local legislators don’t see the Missouri General Assembly enacting any tax increases this year to […]

Mar 2, 2009

News Digest

Sen. Dempsey to chair state Senate job-creation panel Republican state Sen. Tom Dempsey of St. Charles will head the newly-created Missouri Senate Job Creation 2020 Committee. The purpose of the committee is to define where Missouri should be in the area of job creation by the year 2020, according to Senate Leader Charlie Shields of […]

Jan 12, 2009

Dempsey: Another tough year for state’s economy

Because the weakened economy translates into less tax revenue, Republican state Sen. Tom Dempsey of St. Charles believes Missouri residents won’t see new state programs this year. Indeed, some corporate tax loopholes could be closed and some tax hikes and new taxes could be enacted in order for state government to raise sufficient revenues to […]

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