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Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon today vetoed Senate Bill 656, which would have eliminated the current requirements that individuals must obtain training, education, a background check and a permit in order to carry a concealed firearm in Missouri.
In what was expected to be a contentious race for First District commissioner of Franklin County, the first shot has been fired by challenger Tim Baker, R-Robertsville, accusing incumbent Tim Brinker, R-Washington, of having unpaid taxes at the time of filing for re-election, thus making him ineligible to run.
A bill originally proposed by State Sen. Dave Schatz, R-Sullivan, that would allow Missourians to renew their concealed firearm permits for life has now been overshadowed by a more controversial bill that Gov. Jay Nixon may not sign.
Missouri lawmakers took one step forward and two steps back on statewide transportation funding during the latest legislative session.
The Associated Press reported Friday that Michael Dixon, the embattled sheriff of Osage County, has resigned.
As I look upon the 2016 election for president and vice president, I realize how little the American public knows about the process of electing our nation’s chief executives.
A bill originally proposed by U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt providing flags flown over the Capitol to the families of fallen first responders passed the House on Tuesday and now awaits President Obama’s signature.
Sate Sen. Dave Schatz, R-Sullivan, has proposed a $40 limit on what lobbyists can pay per day for lawmakers’ meals.
With the 2016 second legislative session wrapping up, lawmakers across the state are reviewing their failures and success of bills and legislation they proposed.
A bill originally sponsored by State Rep. Justin Alferman, R-Hermann, has cleared two hurdles in the General Assembly and is now headed to Gov. Jay Nixon’s desk.
After weeks of media attention and emotional debate, SJR 39, otherwise known as the Missouri religious freedom bill, is dead after the House Emerging Issues Committee vote ended in a tie, preventing the bill from moving on.
Gov. Jay Nixon said he won’t distance himself from the state once his second term ends in January.
A bill currently being considered in the Missouri Senate would prohibit individual municipalities from banning specific dog breeds.
A proposed hike in the Missouri fuel tax may end up on the November ballot, but it still has a long way to go through the Senate and House.
U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill told The Missourian this week that while she favors the choice charter schools provide, she does not favor tuition vouchers for students.