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Legislator gets unkind poke on Facebook

By Steve Mays on in News

From the Political Fix: “One freshman Missouri legislator says her Facebook account was compromised Thursday when someone used the account to post an embarrassing status update on her page. The Facebook page for Rep. Donna Lichtenegger, R-Jackson, displayed a message yesterday … Continue reading

State of the State

By Steve Mays on in News

From Story by Brent Martin, photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI: AUDIO: 44 min Governor Nixon acknowledge times are tough, but asserted he was an optimist in urging the General Assembly to fight every day for every job in an effort … Continue reading

Bob Priddy on the the state budget and “No-To Guys”

By Steve Mays on in News

Missourinet News Director and long-time legislature watcher Bob Priddy has some thoughts on this year’s budget. You’ll find the full post on the Missourinet blog. “The final record of this legislative session will be written in the last two weeks, … Continue reading

Gov. Nixon, education leaders call for tax credit reform

By Steve Mays on in News

Gov. Jay Nixon, public school teachers and elementary, secondary and higher education leaders called for comprehensive tax-credit reform during a news conference outside the Governor’s office in the State Capitol this morning.

Gov. Nixon signs supplemental bill angers Senate

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Governor Nixon has signed a supplemental budget bill into law, but a statement he issued (Download PDF) in signing it has angered the state senate. The Senate had added language in the bill directing how $43 million in cuts to … Continue reading

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    From 2002 through 2009, streamed audio of floor debate from the Missouri House and Senate. That audio is archived at the links below and is open and free to the public.