Missouri Legislature

plate of food
June 03, 2019 - 6:38 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers are forbidden from accepting free meals worth more than $5 from lobbyists — unless they’re giving an official speech at the dinner. Then it’s OK. Free tickets to sports events such as St. Louis Cardinals or Kansas City Royals baseball games also are...
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Josh Hawley
KMOX
May 21, 2019 - 1:57 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley is introducing legislation to give internet users the ability to opt out of tracking and collection of personal data. Hawley is slated to introduce what he’s calling the Do Not Track Act on Tuesday. The proposal is designed after the...
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helmet on seat of motorcycle
May 20, 2019 - 2:35 pm
By DAVID A. LIEB/Associated Press JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers voted Friday to relax a pair of roadway safety protections — repealing a helmet requirement for adult motorcyclists and abolishing inspections for about a million middle-aged vehicles. Critics warned that the...
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JEFFERSON CITY, MO - MAY 17: Members of the Missouri House of Representatives work on the House floor on May 17, 2019 in Jefferson City, Missouri. Tension and protest arose after the Missouri House of Representatives passed a bill to ban abortions after 8
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May 17, 2019 - 7:22 pm
Ban would extend from eighth week of pregnancy onward
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Freshman senator, Karla May, D-St. Louis
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May 16, 2019 - 2:55 pm
By SUMMER BALLENTINE/Associated Press JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP/KMOX) — A wide-ranging Missouri bill banning abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy was just one step away from going to a supportive Republican governor after the state Senate passed the measure Thursday. The legislation needs only a...
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Rendering of Enterprise Center exterior view.
(Enterprise)
May 15, 2019 - 2:48 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The home of the St. Louis Blues could receive $70 million in state subsidies over two decades to help pay for renovations. Legislation that received final approval Wednesday in the Missouri House authorizes funding for the Enterprise Center starting in the 2022 fiscal...
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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson
AP Photo/David A. Lieb
May 15, 2019 - 10:16 am
By SUMMER BALLENTINE/Associated Press JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s Republican-led Senate is set to take up a bill to ban abortions after eight weeks, a move that comes as GOP legislatures across the U.S. are emboldened by the possibility that a more conservative Supreme Court could...
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car exhaust
May 14, 2019 - 1:37 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — Get ready to roll up the windows when you drive across Missouri. An environmental group is worried that Missouri could soon have more cars with stinky tail pipes and factory farms reeking of hog waste, under bills before lawmakers in the final week of the session. Ed Smith with...
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Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City
May 09, 2019 - 2:23 pm
By Phill Brooks JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KMOX) — Missouri has lost one of the most successful and charismatic House speakers I've covered in nearly one half century. Kenneth Rothman, who died late April, served as speaker from 1977 to 1980. His departure as House speaker marked the passing of a...
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March 15, 2019 - 1:35 pm
One bill would require a handgun, and the other an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle.
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