Missourinet Headlines

Candidates crowd hallway in Secretary of State’s office on first day of filing for August 3rd primary
After a temporary delay due to a computer glitch, the candidate filing process got underway this morning at the Secretary of State’s office. Before the day ends as many as 300 or more candidates will file for the August 3rd primary election.

Carnahan warns of investment scams
The Secretary of State’s Investor Protection Division ”can tell you if investor is registered with the state, if the product is registered, or if they’ve had any problems in Missouri before, because if they have, that ought to be a red flag warning,” says Secretary Robin Carnahan.

Protecting DNA evidence
Law enforcement officers often get DNA evidence at a crime scene but they can’t connect it to a specific suspect. The senate is moving to preserve their ability to finally prosecute someone because the statute of limitations runs out before a suspect is identified.

Bill takes aim at LAGERS lawsuit against State Auditor
A lawsuit prevented the State Auditor from conducting a full audit of the local government retirement system. A bill in the state Senate would clarify vague language, end the lawsuit and give the Auditor authority to review LAGERS.

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