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Deaf Democrat candidate loses party support

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Kansas Democrats have pulled their support from a deaf State House candidate poised to make history. Chis Haulmark – running for a state House seat in Kansas’ 15th congressional district – would ...

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Christians in Kurdistan hope democracy will prevail

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The Christian minority in Iraqi Kurdistan is hoping for its “real” representatives to be voted into the Kurdish regional parliament September 30, reports Kurdish news service Rudaw. The presidential and parliamentary elections ...

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Top 10 Missouri bills becoming law today

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Today will see 144 bills go into affect that were passed by the Republican-controlled Missouri Legislature. Over the last 100 years, Aug. 28 is traditionally the day that happens and this year ...

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KC area State Rep. to resign Sunday

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The Missouri House Minority Leader will resign her seat in the State Legislature, effective Sunday. State Rep. Gail McCann Beatty, D-Kansas City, who’s in her eighth and final year in the House ...

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New governor to speak to rare joint session of legislature

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In a rare joint session of the Legislature, Missouri’s new governor is expected to speak today in Jeff City. Governor Mike Parson (R) will speak around 5:05 p.m State Rep. Travis Fitzwater, ...

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FL Reaps Better Educational Achievement than KS for Less Money

Florida spends significantly less per pupil on education, but that didn’t stop its students from outperforming students in Kansas schools on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) in 2017. Of the ...

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Kansas Legislature passes Adoption Protection Act

It was another late night last night with the Kansas House passing the Adoption Protection Act around midnight, and then the Senate also passing the bill around 2:00 a.m. It was hard ...

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KS Legislature finally comes to an ugly compromise on school funding

The Kansas House and Senate worked past midnight on Saturday to finally pass a school funding measure. The House mostly got their way, as the amount remained at the $500 million that ...

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Legislators hold up Kansas school funding plan; offer Constitutional Amendment to end cycle of lawsuits

For years now, legislators in the State of Kansas have been paying nervous tribute to the Kansas Supreme Court. As reported by the Kansas Policy Institute, the Kansas House developed a school funding plan ...

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After assassination comments, senator seeks redemption

Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal seeks President Trump’s forgiveness and hopes to work with him By Dwight Widaman | Metrovoicenews.com On Thursday morning, August 17, Missouri State Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal (D-St. Louis County) awoke ...

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