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Governor calls special session to work on major tax cut for Missourians

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Missouri Governor Mike Parson says he’ll bring the General Assembly back to Jefferson City on September 6 to work on his proposed tax cut. Parson earlier vetoed HB 2090, a bill that ...

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Missouri Governor signs bill increasing Kansas City police funding

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Attempts to reduce the budget of the Kansas City, Mo., Police Department have backfired. Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Monday signed Senate Bill 678 into law, increasing the department’s budget from at ...

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Amtrak derailment leaves 3 dead 100 miles from Kansas City

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Authorities have now confirmed three people died in an Amtrak train derailment 100 miles northeast of Kansas City, Missouri. Dozens are injured and many remain in regional hospitals as of Tuesday. Eight ...

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Missouri ends most abortions moments after Supreme Court overturns Roe

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Missouri became the latest state on Friday to end the killing of an unborn child with the activation of the state’s “trigger law.” Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt, a Republican, signed an opinion ...

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UPDATE: Hundreds rally against Missouri DHSS Director Kauerauf at confirmation hearing

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On Monday more than 250 people from across the state rallied inside the Missouri State Capitol Rotunda to oppose the confirmation of the DHSS Donald Kauerauf. “No Vote. No Vote,” echoed through ...

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Missouri bill would protect unborn after heart activity is detected

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Abortions after doctors have determined an unborn child has cardiac activity would be banned under a bill filed in the Missouri Legislature. Under the bill, private citizens could sue doctors or others ...

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Missouri officials anticipate record revenues in coming year

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Despite the pandemic, Missouri revenues have never been higher. Gov. Mike Parson and legislative budget leaders released estimates for revenue in the year that begins July 1, 2022, showing revenues are expected ...

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New MOScholars program will provide tuition assistance for low-income Missouri families

School choice remains a hot topic in the Missouri Legislature, with the new session starting in early January. Republican state Rep. Phil Christofanelli of St. Peters recently wrote an opinion piece for ...

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Gov. Parson headed to Israel, Greece to strengthen business with Missouri

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson will travel in the footsteps of the Apostle Paul in early December, although he will be evangelizing for trade instead of souls. He will visit Israel and Greece ...

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Gov. Parson bans Biden federal vaccine mandate in Missouri

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has signed an executive order to prohibit the Biden administration’s vaccination mandate in the state. “As the governor of the state of Missouri, I stand with concerned Missourians ...

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Democrats spar with Missouri Governor over removal of homosexual history exhibit

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The war of words over a homosexual exhibit at the Missouri Capitol is heating up. Gov. Mike Parson said it was taken down after he received complaints and because it wasn’t approved ...

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Missouri judge dismisses challenge to state’s Second Amendment Preservation Act

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An attempt by the Biden administration to block Missouri’s Second Amendment Preservation Act has failed. A Cole County judge sided with the state last week, the day before the new law was ...

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Missouri added 15,000 jobs in July after ending extra unemployment

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson’s decision earlier this summer to end additional federal unemployment benefits has had a positive effect on the state’s jobs and economy. Missouri payrolls added exactly 15,000 non-farm jobs ...

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Trump praises Parson for pardoning McCloskeys on gun charges

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Gov. Mike Parson’s pardon of Mark and Patricia McCloskey on gun charges last month has received the approval of former President Donald Trump. “Congratulations to Gov. Mike Parson of Missouri for having ...

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Former governor, senator Kit Bond participates in Missouri bicentennial celebration

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Kit Bond looked back on his days of service to Missouri while in Jefferson City this week for the state’s bicentennial celebration. Bond, 82, held the positions of auditor, governor and U.S. ...

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Missouri celebrating 200th birthday in Jefferson City today

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Missouri is celebrating its bicentennial in Jefferson City today. The formal ceremony on the Capitol’s south lawn will be livestreamed on Missouri2021.org. Governor Mike Parson, Missouri Supreme Court Chief Justice Paul C. Wilson, ...

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Parson joins with other governors, Pence in calling for Roe v. Wade to be overturned

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has joined former Vice President Mike Pence in calling on the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the 1973 landmark decision of Roe v. Wade. Mississippi Attorney General Lynn ...

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Missouri school district spent $15,000 on critical race theory curriculum

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Just a week after Gov. Mike Parson said Missouri was not teaching critical race theory,  a St. Louis-area school district is preparing to do just that. The district paid $15,000 for curriculum ...

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Missouri updates laws from 1980s that criminalized HIV transmission

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Missouri has updated laws that make it a crime to transmit the HIV virus for the first time in more than three decades. Gov. Mike Parson this week signed a bill that ...

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Missouri school choice bill signed into law

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Missouri parents will have greater choice in their children’s education after Gov. Mike Parson signed a school choice bill into law on Wednesday. “This legislation will empower students and parents with access ...

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Amazon loses advantage with new Missouri sales tax

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Online retailers such as Amazon will lose the sales tax advantage over local businesses as a new Missouri law goes into effect. Missouri Gov. Mike Parson signed legislation that will allow Missouri-based ...

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Missouri Right to Life disappointed with continued funding of Planned Parenthood

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Pro-life leaders in Missouri expressed their disappointment on Wednesday after a special session ended with the state continuing funding Planned Parenthood. Lawmakers were called into a special legislative session last week by ...

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Here’s the latest new Missouri laws going into effect

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Another Missouri legislative session is in the books, with a number of new laws enacted. From license plates honoring black baseball players to prescription drug monitoring and agricultural inspections, here are the ...

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Missouri’s ‘Second Amendment Preservation Act’ signed into law

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Saturday signed the “Second Amendment Preservation Act.” It bans state law enforcement agencies from enforcing what many believe are unconstitutional Biden administration restrictions on gun ownership. The ...

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Legislators want special session to stop critical race theory in Missouri schools

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Two Missouri lawmakers have sent a letter to Gov Mike Parson to request a special legislative session to address the teaching of critical race theory in state schools. In the letter, Sen. ...

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