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Missouri Republican legislators want to return $1 billion to taxpayers

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Missouri Republican lawmakers have some good news for taxpayers as the filing deadline approaches. Republican legislators have announced a plan to use $1 billion from the state’s historic surplus for tax rebates. ...

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Missouri Legislature considers how to spend millions in opioid settlement

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Missouri legislators are discussing how to spend the $458 million the state was awarded in a settlement from the nation’s top opioid producers. The state will receive the money from Johnson & ...

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Guest Opinion: Missouri Republicans risk red wave in Midterm elections

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The Red Wave of 2022 won’t make a difference if there aren’t enough winnable seats for Republicans across our nation. Winning back Congress starts right here in Missouri today. It will have ...

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Virtual Pro-life Action Event starts today culminating in April rally

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The annual Pro-Life Lobby Day will be virtual as Missouri Right to Life works to elevate the issue in the state legislature. It begins March 9 and will run through April 14th ...

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Missouri legislators again debating voter identification legislation

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Republican lawmakers in Missouri are trying to restore a voter identification requirement after a judge struck down a previous version. About 137,700 registered voters in Missouri did not have a state-issued identification in 2017, ...

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Will pandemic build momentum for school choice?

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Across the nation, legislators are optimistic that the ongoing pandemic will provide the impetus to finally pass school choice legislation. That’s also true for Missouri where legislative leaders have spent the last ...

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Poll: Missourians support term limits by wide margin

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By an overwhelming majority, Missourians favor term limits. According to a new poll conducted by Scott Rasmussen, voters want the state legislature to advance and defend limits at all levels of government. ...

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List of objectors as joint session of Congress meets today

As the Senate and House convene Wednesday, 90 Republicans are saying they will object to electoral votes for specific states.  If objectors fail, the joint session of Congress could bring to an ...

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Legislation would expand gambling in Missouri

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Gambling will continue to be a hot issue when the Missouri legislature reconvenes in January, with several bills ready to be debated. Republican Sens. Denny Hoskins, Tony Luetkemeyer and Caleb Rowden pre-filed legislation ...

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Missouri legislators express concern about effectiveness of remote education

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Several Missouri leaders are concerned about the impact of remote education on students. The Subcommittee on Appropriations — Education shared their message to a group of Missouri K-12 education officials this week. ...

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China infiltrating state and local gov’t with propaganda

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Communist propaganda has seeped into state and even local city governments and citizens must be vigilant. That the assessment of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. According to Pompeo, it is the ...

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Tulsi Gabbard latest politician to join bi-partisan outcry over Netflix’s ‘Cuties’

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Democrat Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard is joining the bipartisan movement of politicians condemning the controversial film “Cuties,” which debuted on Netflix last week. In a tweet posted Friday, Gabbard called the French movie ...

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Mike Huckabee praises launch of National Association of Christian Legislators

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A new association of Christian elected officials has gained the support of Mike Huckabee, former Arkansas governor and presidential candidate. The National Association of Christian Lawmakers (NACL), which was founded by Arkansas ...

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Missouri lawmakers argue over funding for coronavirus response

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Missouri lawmakers are sparring over an emergency spending plan passed by the House. The plan includes $33 million in federal funds and also frees up another $7 million in state funding that ...

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Governor meets with city leaders to address gun violence

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This week, Missouri legislators and the governor have been meeting with St. Louis officials to address the city’s gun violence. St. Louis County Chief of Police Jon Belmar met with Gov. Mike ...

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Governor douses Viking funeral bill with veto

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Those looking for a Viking funeral as a form of cremation may be burning with anger after a bill allowing it was vetoed. Legislation that would have made legal outdoor funeral pyres ...

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Grounded: Trump has postponed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s upcoming foreign trip

President Donald Trump is postponing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s “seven-day excursion” to Egypt, Afghanistan and Brussels that was scheduled to leave today. President Trump wrote a letter to Pelosi this morning informing ...

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