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Kansas Regents zero out tuition hikes for in-state undergrads

The Kansas Board of Regents pressured state university officials to rethink tuition hikes, and the schools did just that. In-state tuition for undergraduates at all state campuses will be flat or reduced ...

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Democrats abandon ‘So help me God’ in swearing in procedures

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Virtually all Democrat-run committees and subcommittees have abandoned the oath “So help me God” since taking control of the House. Democrat leaders of several key committees have nixed the phrase from a ...

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Area State Rep. will need to learn to walk again after head-on accident

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State Rep. Rebecca Roeber, of Lee’s Summit, will need to learn to walk again after a head-on collision at the end of March. Missouri House Speaker Elijah Haahr says Roeber continues to ...

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New state budget stops in-state tuition money for illegal aliens

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Under a new state budget passed in the early hours of Friday, May 10 by the Missouri Legislature, people living in the country illegally will be prevented from receiving in-state tuition discounts ...

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Thousands fill Times Square for live ultrasound

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The live ultrasound was seen by thousands as Focus on the Family presented what had been billed as the largest pro-life event ever held in New York City’s Times Square. As Metro Voice reported, earlier ...

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Kansas Senate overrides veto in stunning rebuke to governor

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In a what is seen as a damaging rebuke to the abortion-at-any-cost policy of Gov. Laura Kelly, the Kansas Senate has overridden her veto. She had vetoed a bill last week that ...

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Kansas legislature may override Governor’s veto of abortion reversal pill

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The Kansas legislature will take a vote Wednesday to override Gov. Laura Kelly’s veto of a bill giving women information about an abortion reversal pill. Kansans for life is encouraging residents to ...

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Popular conservation sales tax could go back to voters

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It is expected to be standing room only as citizens fill a committee hearing room Monday. Legislators will hear testimony about a  proposed constitutional amendment concerning a popular sales tax. The amendment ...

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House advances bill to undo parts of George Soros-funded Clean Missouri Act

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State Representatives have given initial approval to a proposed measure that would ask voters whether to do away with parts of the voter-approved Clean Missouri amendment passed last November. The resolution aims ...

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Merger would make St. Louis 9th largest city in nation

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A state senator from St. Louis is optimistic the Missouri Legislature will approve her proposed constitutional amendment involving a possible St. Louis City and County merger by the end of session in ...

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New REAL ID being issued for air travelers in Missouri

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Time is running out for those who wish to fly without the new REAL ID. Missouri driver licenses and other forms of the new ID are now being offered in the state ...

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Legislator hopes to increase biblical literacy among students

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Is biblical literacy important in society? Last March, the Wall Street Journal’s (WSJ) Timothy Puko wrongly reported that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke of Moses bringing “water from Iraq.”  In reality, Netanyahu ...

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Pro-Life Action Day at State Capitol Tuesday

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Individuals who value the life of the unborn, adoption and foster care, the elderly, and special needs individuals, will gather in the Missouri State Capitol Tuesday, March 12. It’s the “Show Me ...

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Gas tax hike redux as lawmakers consider ways to fix roads

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Missouri lawmakers are in a race to fix the state’s roads before its too late. An effort to hike Missouri’s gas tax by 10 cents over four years to help fix roads ...

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‘Sliced bread’ to be debated by lawmakers

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Some Missouri legislators hope it will be the greatest thing since sliced bread. That is, they hope to designate July 7 of each year as “Missouri Sliced Bread Day.” State Rep. Rusty ...

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Missouri vehicle inspections step closer to going away

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Missouri is catching up to many other states when it comes to vehicle inspections. The Missouri House of Representatives has given preliminary approval for doing away with mandatory vehicle inspections. Current state ...

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Rep. Hartlzer updates state lawmakers on pressing national issues

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U.S. Rep. Vicky Hartzler, who represents Missouri’s 4th Congressional District, met with state lawmakers this week to discuss pressing federal issues. Hartzler, a popular Republican whose district encompasses a large rural swath plus ...

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New York legalizes abortion up until birth

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed into law a measure that allows mothers to abort their unborn child up until birth. He then celebrated the signing by directing the spire of ...

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Liberal and conservative lawmakers: the unlikely group ‘holding hands in prayer’ each week in DC

In this deeply partisan political climate, it may come as a surprise to many that a group of Senate Democrats and Republicans come together each week to pray. “It is literally the ...

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Prayer walk to be held at state capitol

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The annual Prayer on the Hill prayer walk will be held January 14 this year, according to Donna Lippoldt, Executive Director of Culture Shield Network, and State Director of the Kansas Legislative ...

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Left on red light OK under new Missouri bill

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Sometimes drivers are not sure if turning right on red is permissible. Now, a bill in the state legislature would allow motor vehicles to turn left on a red light when turning ...

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Missouri Republican legislators keep supermajorities

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Perhaps the biggest story of Tuesday’s election in Missouri politics, apart from Republican Josh Hawley’s defeat of incumbent Claire McCaskill, was the strong showing by Missouri House Republicans. Democrats expected a blue ...

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George Soros racks up two victories in Missouri

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The influence of George Soros was just too strong for Air Force Veteran Saundra McDowell, a political newcomer and first time candidate. The Republican mom and Christian mounted a very strong grassroots ...

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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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