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Senate Debates Bill Nullifying Federal Gun Laws

JEFFERSON CITY (KMOX/Capitol Bureau) - With only weeks left in the legislative session, senators considered a House-passed bill that would nullify any federal attempt to limit gun ownership in Missouri. 398 more words

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Action Alert! Hearing Tuesday on Missouri's Second Amendment Preservation Act

From Missouri First: A lot has been going on behind the scenes the last few weeks with the Second Amendment Preservation Act. The Senate version has passed in the Senate and needs only one more vote by the House, if it’s not amended, and it will go to the Governor’s desk. 136 more words

Competing Voting Plans Could Appear On Mo. Ballot

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) An early voting initiative petition is prompting a Missouri lawmaker to propose another version that could lead to voters deciding between competing plans. 524 more words

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House Passes Bill Exempting Gyms From Sales Tax

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Missouri House approved legislation Thursday aimed at shielding gyms, fitness centers and others from sales taxes.

Lawmakers contend the state’s tax laws have been applied in ways never intended. 280 more words

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Missouri House votes to give employees a choice to join a union, but additional votes needed for final approval

Legislation to give employees the right to choose whether or not they want to be part of a labor union was given first-round approval on April 9 by the Missouri House of Representatives after heated debate.  598 more words

Mo. House Roll Call on Transportation Sales Tax Hike - HJR 68

On April 9th, the Missouri House of Representatives voted 96-53 to raise your taxes. HJR 68 raises the Missouri state sales tax 1% for 10 years if approved on by voters. 637 more words

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Missouri Rep. Rory Ellinger Dies at Age 72

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri state Rep. Rory Ellinger, whose legislation addressing nursing women was signed into law last week, died Wednesday following a battle with liver cancer, colleagues said. 351 more words

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