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Radio Story - A look at what's next for the school districts in the St. Louis metro area making failing grades.
Radio Story - Just months after restrictions on dog breeders passed, a repeal is already in the works.
Newspaper Story - House Speaker Steve Tilley says he is encouraging House members to swear off lobbyist gifts.
Radio Story - Concussions can cause permanent injuries, but Missouri high schools are trying to be proactive in protecting their student athletes.
Radio Story - Missouri Supreme Court Justice William Ray Price pushed for increased funding to drug courts.
Newspaper Story - Nixon discusses his canceled trip to Taiwan and tactics for upcoming session.
Newspaper Story - Republican members of the Interim Committee on Budget Transparency have complained about the governor's travel
Radio Story - Chris Kelly was selected as one of three Democratic party chairs by future speaker of the house.
Radio Story - For the second time in as many days, Missouri's governor refused to answer questions after he delayed a trade trip to Asia.
Radio Story - Estate tax, unemployment benefits could have second life
Radio Story - Missouri Governor Jay Nixon's budget analyzed in budget meeting
Radio Story - Governor Jay Nixon made a brief dedication to U.S. veterans and the Wreaths Across America Program Monday afternoon.
Newspaper Story - Race is emerging as one of the factors in Missouri's congressional redistricting debate.
Radio Story - Missouri Housing Development Committee violates Sunshine Law
Newspaper Story - An historic number of minority party members will chair committees in next year's Missouri House.
Radio Story - Missouri State Senator bill Stouffer proposes a new bill which repeals dog breeding regulations.
Radio Story - Missouri Governor Jay Nixon plans trip to Taiwan and South Korea to trade Missouri's exports
Radio Story - Missouri Gaming Commission unanimously voted to award the final casino bid to Cape Gireadu and Isle of Capri
Radio Story - Missouri's State Auditor, Susan Montee, released a new audit. Erica Coghill has more from the State Capitol.
Radio Story - Truck driver, FBI agent attend new Missouri legislature orientation
Radio Story - Casino proposals to be reviewed at Missouri Gaming Commission meeting on December 1st
Radio Story - An estimated two hour power outage at the state Capitol did not affect the Freshman House Legislators Orientation from taking place.
Radio Story - Governor Nixon bars some media outlets from higher education discussion.
Newspaper Story - The tax credit that helps recoup old buildings survived an amendment that would have reduced its budget $50 million.
Radio Story - Sen. Robin Wright-Jones
Radio Story - Democratic Representative Stephen Webber says Missouri is not doing enough to help state veterans.
Radio Story - Organized labor oppose Republican leaders' plans
Newspaper Story - Independent spending by outside groups in the Missouri senate race has exploded
Radio Story - Many in the Missouri livestock agriculture industry believe voters were deceived by Proposition B's campaign and they say its repeal is neccessary in the upcoming legislative session.
Newspaper Story - Rep. Mike Talboy has been elected to serve as the Democratic House Minority Leader.
Radio Story - Mike Talboy chosen as new House Minority Leader
Radio Story - A Democratic State Senator says that Democrats hope to discuss the issues in the upcoming legislative session.
Newspaper Story - Senate Republicans pick the Senate's top leader by a drawing.
Newspaper Story - The largest House GOP caucus in Missouri history picks its leader.
Radio Story - Missouri's new House speaker talks about his priorities and says there is clear support in the Show-Me State for Republicans.
Radio Story - The increase in Republican control of the Senate poses new challenges for both parties
Radio Story - The House Republican caucus chooses its candidate for House speaker.
Radio Story - Missouri Governor's Press Secretary comments on behalf of Governor Jay Nixon
Newspaper Story - Republicans win major victories on election night.
Newspaper Story - Missourians agreeable to ballot issues
Newspaper Story - Missouri elects a new auditor.
Newspaper Story - Republican Tom Schweich defeated Democrat and incumbent Susan Montee in the race for Missouri state auditor.
Radio Story - The incumbent for State Auditor, Susan Montee says she thinks the voters will base opionions on person to person rather than political affiliation.
Radio Story - Tom Schweich's watch party at J Buck's Restaurent in Clayton
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Radio Story - Supporters of the Democratic Party await Robin Carnahan to give a speech in Kansas City.
Radio Story - After the loss to Rep. Tom Schweich, the current State Auditor Susan Montee does not make appearance at the Democratic Watch Party.
Newspaper Story - Report from the victory rally for Republican Congressman Roy Blunt in Springfield
Newspaper Story - Carnahan loses race for U.S. Senate, but one man still has reason to celebrate
Radio Story - Current state auditor, Susan Montee is running for re-election and as elections near, her campaign trail is coming to an end.
Radio Story - The Secretary of State's office says overseas military personnel will be able to vote easier than last year.
Radio Story - Gov. Nixon speaks about the Missouri Broadband Summit plans in Jefferson City.
Newspaper Story - Secretary of State Robin Carnahan announced today that 51 percent of Missouri's registered voters are expected to turnout on election day.
Newspaper Story - A profile on the Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate from Missouri.
Newspaper Story - A profile on the Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate
Newspaper Story - A background feature on the ballot issue to restrict dog breeding in Missouri.
Radio Story - Missouri Supreme Court Justice Michael Wolff announced he will leave his post to pursue a teaching career.
Radio Story - Congressman Roy Blunt Profile
Radio Story - Profile on the Libertarian candidate for the U.S. Senate.
Newspaper Story - A profile of Jerry Beck, the Constitution Party's nominee for U.S. Senate.
Radio Story - Missouri's current State Auditor, Susan Montee has four years of experience in the office and is trying for four more years.
Newspaper Story - Rex Sinquefield, wealthy backer of earnings tax repeal, funds many Missouri politicians
Radio Story - Legislation to exempt former POW's from paying property taxes will be on the ballot this November.
Newspaper Story - Former Prisoners of War Seek More Benefits on Housing
Newspaper Story - November's ballot includes a ban on a tax mechanism for cities throughout Missouri.
Radio Story - A profile on the Democratic candidate for State Auditor, Susan Montee
Radio Story - Libertarian candidate Charles Baum explains why he would be the best choice for the Missouri State Auditor.
Newspaper Story - Voters will weigh in on an amendment proposal barring a real estate transfer tax, even though no such tax has been proposed.
Newspaper Story - Profile of Tom Schweich, the GOP candidate for state auditor
Newspaper Story - Profile of Missouri State Auditor candidate Charles Baum
Radio Story - Missouri voters will get the chance to vote on a ballot proposal exempting disabled POW's from paying property taxes.
Newspaper Story - Oct. 15 state auditor debate in Lake Ozarks
Radio Story - Susan Montee and Tom Schweich debated in the Ozarks over the importance of experience versus tenacity
Radio Story - Blunt and Carnahan met Dine and Beck for a second day of debate.
Radio Story - In Friday's only Auditor debate, two of the three candidates share opinions
Newspaper Story - Senate debate was held in Lake Ozark
Newspaper Story - Congressman Roy Blunt and Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan met in Kansas City on Thursday for their first debate of the election cycle.
Newspaper Story - A quick rundown of the Oct. 14 debate between Missouri U.S. Senate candidates Robin Carnahan and Roy Blunt
Radio Story - Senate Debate
Radio Story - A profile on the GOP candidate for State Auditor
Radio Story - Kansas City Public Television hosted the first debate between Missouri U.S. Senate candidates Robin Carnahan and Roy Blunt.
Radio Story - Amendment 1 on the November ballot has little or no meaning to most Missourians
Radio Story - Jefferson City's attorney says the city's ordinance restricting yard signs is unconstitutional
Radio Story - The earnings Tax in St. Louis and Kansas City is part of the budget but how much does it really make up? Jamal Andress has more from the state capitol.
Newspaper Story - A profile of the Libertarian candidate for Missouri's U.S. Senate seat who campaigns with tattoos.
Radio Story - A Missouri dog breeder says he thinks proposition is well-meaning but undoable
Newspaper Story - This is a profile piece on incumbent State Auditor Susan Montee
Radio Story - A profile on the GOP candidate for Missouri's U.S. Senate seat.
Radio Story - Missouri's Attorney General is filing suit against a St. Charles man who allegedly failed to maintain his underground storage facility at his marina.
Radio Story - On November 2nd, Missourians will get the chance to make a property transfer tax unconstitutional.
Radio Story - A background feature on Proposition A that would restrict cities imposing earnings taxes.
Radio Story - Roy Blunt and Robin Carnahan are difficult to reach for open-ended interviews
Radio Story - Campaign Profile: U.S. Senate Candidate Jerry Beck (C)
Radio Story - A profile on the libertarian candidate for state auditor.
Radio Story - Robin Carnahan battles her image, obstacles, and tragedy as she tries for Senate seat
Radio Story - Political scientists predict a bigger turnout for Missouri's 2010 mid-term elections
Radio Story - Tomorrow a new janitorial contract will begin with a company owned by the same man whose company was found employing illegal immigrants
Newspaper Story - Supporters of two of Missouri's ballot initiatives received millions of dollars in donations from out-of-state sources in September.
Radio Story - Campaign profile on the Libertarian candidate for the U.S. Senate
Newspaper Story - Missouri could lose one of its nine seats in Congress, according to a report.
Radio Story - Candidates for Missouri's Senate are avoiding unscripted media events.
Radio Story - President Obama signs Small Business Jobs Act today
Newspaper Story - Candidates vying for two of Missouri's statewide offices are divided on whether to use the automated telephone calls.
Radio Story - Missouri's Robin Carnahan Wants a Federal Judge to expedite Fox News Lawsuit
Newspaper Story - A decision on the statewide earnings tax ballot issue is delayed.
Radio Story - Multiple sources did not say if security in Jefferson City will increase after Tuesday's stabbing near Governor Jay Nixon.
Radio Story - The Fox News Network has filed a lawsuit against Democratic Senate candidate Robin Carnahan over a
Radio Story - Fox News sues Missouri Senate candidate Robin Carnahan over a television ad using Fox News Anchor Chris Wallace's interview with Roy Blunt from Jan. 15, 2006.
Newspaper Story - Gov. Jay Nixon said Thursday that being the target of a would-be assassin will not deter him from performing his duties as governor.
Newspaper Story - Gov. Nixon canceled a news conference Tuesday after the dean of a college was stabbed in neck.
Radio Story - Gov. Jay Nixon canceled his news conference at a Kansas City community college Tuesday after a dean's throat was slashed.
Radio Story - The Republican-led house wants to overrride Gov. Jay Nixon's veto that would allow the legislature to have more control over federal funds. House speaker Ron Richard says a separate account should be created for funds from the federal government. Richard says it would improve transparency. But Gov. Nixon says the bill is unnecessary because a system of accounting
Newspaper Story - The house speaker says a bill creating federal funding accounts is the top priority for Wednesday's veto session.
Newspaper Story - A conservative group on a tour through Missouri stopped by the state capitol Monday morning, bearing a message of fiscal austerity. At the same time, one of its out-of-state backers is being sued for campaign finance violations.
Radio Story - Missouri Digital News's Theo Keith interviews Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Robin Carnahan on the economy, trailing in the polls, and those pesky robo-calls.
Newspaper Story - A moderage agenda emerges from Claire McCaskill's concluding series of town hall meetings in Missouri.
Newspaper Story - The state auditor has released a report blasting two major tax credit programs just as the governor's tax credit reform commission gets underway.
Radio Story - A Missouri man who admits he almost shot a future president during World War II gets France's highest military honor.
Radio Story - A Cole County Circuit judge allowed a request to postpone a hearing putting a restraining order on Missouri State Rep. Brian Nieves.
Radio Story - Missouri's National Guardsmen deployed in Iraq won't be returning home early, even with the troop drawdown there.
Radio Story - The Director of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources resigns to become executive director of Office of Independent Trustees.
Radio Story - A Missouri judge will decide Friday if a law limiting the state's adult entertainment industry takes effect.
Newspaper Story - The next-to-last group of Senators who came before term limits is heading out, and some worry about the future of the chamber.
Newspaper Story - The 2010 legislative session wrapped up with house passage of ethics reform while Senate debated jobs
Newspaper Story - On the day before the close of the legislative session, the Missouri General Assembly passes a few bills dealing with priorities this year, but ethics reform remains.
Radio Story - Gov. Jay Nixon spent another day pushing tax credits for businesses.
Newspaper Story - Overview of legislative progress on May 12, 2010
Radio Story - House Republicans push through ethics bill split on party lines.
Radio Story - A southern Missouri senator proposed an amendment letting all legislators have a key to the Capitol Dome.
Radio Story - Missouri's Republican Senate leader says he hopes to avoid a partisan meltdown in the closing days of session.
Newspaper Story - Two senators opt for four-legged companionship in their legislative offices.
Newspaper Story - The blame game begins as both parties point fingers at each other over who let the comprehensive ethics reform bill die.
Radio Story - House Democrats use a legislative move to push an ethics reform bill to the House floor.
Radio Story - Legislation on pseudoephedrine products slows at the end of the legislation session.
Radio Story - At a public conference committee meeting over Missouri's budget, lawmakers worked out their disagreements in private.
Newspaper Story - Despite more than $400 million in cuts to Nixon's budget recommendation, the state's budget director says more cuts are likely needed.
Radio Story - The House Higher Education Committee chair proposes boosting state-funded college scholarships by $150 million by 2014
Radio Story - Rep. Gayle Kingery says he will up funding from to $150 million by 2014
Newspaper Story - Speaker Ron Richard said he's not letting any economic development bill get passed his desk.
Radio Story - State lawmakers take time from the legislative duties to play in a charity softball game.
Radio Story - Senator Brad Lager says steps are being taken to bring the resolution to the ballot boxes.
Newspaper Story - Senate Judiciary Committee hears bills to change DWI statutes and also assert state sovereignty
Radio Story - There was no opposition at a Senate committee hearing over a bill to limit federal power in Missouri.
Newspaper Story - Robinson was Senate doorman for nearly 30 years
Newspaper Story - The house gave first-round approval to a bill that would require photo ID to vote and create advance voting periods before elections.
Radio Story - The bill requires a valid photo ID for voters at the polls.
Radio Story - A Senate bill acquired unanimous support for another year of funding to ward the Missouri Career Ladder program.
Newspaper Story - Tougher limits on lobbying and contributions clear a House committee, but don't end questions about the bill's future.
Newspaper Story - Tea Party activists speak out against taxes and universal health care while opposition points to underlying racism.
Newspaper Story - Missouri's attorney general was a no-show for a legislative hearing on urging him to join the federal health bill lawsuit.
Radio Story - House committee met to discuss suing the Federal Government, claiming the Health care act is unconstitutional.
Radio Story - Interest groups affiliated with the Tea Party movement
Radio Story - With the need for a balanced budget looming, Missouri Senators look at cutting summer schooling and Career Ladder
Radio Story - A portion of I-70 named after former St. Louis Cardinals slugger Mark McGwire could be changed.
Radio Story - Harsh, vocal opposition highlighted the fight to put cameras in the city's downtown district.
Radio Story - A lot of talk about how to save the state from its budget crisis, and Wednesday, the House moved forward and then backward on Gov. Nixon's plan to merge the state's Water Patrol.
Newspaper Story - MU officials have faith the tuition freeze plan will be upheld, despite a cut proposed Tuesday by the Senate Appropriations Committee
Newspaper Story - By overwhelming approval, the House passed new abortion regulations
Newspaper Story - Top priorities before Missouri's legislature remain unresolved in the final seven weeks of the session.
Newspaper Story - With seven weeks left in the legislative session, the House Ethics Committee reports out an ethics bill.
Radio Story - Tim Jones called Jeff Roorda a liar in a response to Roorda's arguments about partisan politics.
Newspaper Story - The state Senate spent hours on Wednesday debating a health care bill that would allow Missourians to opt out of the insurance mandate
Radio Story - The revised state budget approved in a House meeting today receives praise and criticisms from House representatives.
Radio Story - Missouri's senators are working in small group with assigned topics to figure where they could decrease spending
Radio Story - Lt. Governor Peter Kinder announced Tuesday his plan to join a lawsuit challenging the legality of the federal healthcare law
Radio Story - The Senate work day panel on General government discussed mandated furloughs and a consolidated state health system.
Radio Story - The amendment takes $105 million away from secondary and elementary schools.
Radio Story - The Missouri Senate received over 1500 e-mails in its campaign to cut spending in state government.
Newspaper Story - The University of Missouri System won a victory Monday, as the Senate Governmental Organizations Committee cut down a bill that would have consolidated state workers' health plans.
Newspaper Story - House Democrats are preparing a flurry of amendments to the budget as House debate on the budget begins.
Radio Story - In their second day of meetings, the House Budget Committee failed to make significant cuts in the fiscal year 2011 budget.
Radio Story - Missouri's House voted to speed up the ban on fake pot.
Radio Story - The Senate will spend all day Tuesday discussing ideas submitted online by Missourians.
Radio Story - The House shot down an amendment to legalize medical marijuana in the same bill that would ban fake pot.
Newspaper Story - House Budget Chairman Allen Icet, R-Wildwood, said Monday that a new revised revenue estimate for next year will likley not come in time for the House to adjust its budget numbers.
Radio Story - A former Missouri House representative testified in front of a Kansas City Grand Jury about former Speaker Rod Jetton
Radio Story - Republican and Democratic Caucuses held press conferences to express priorities for the second half of session.
Radio Story - The state's budget crisis is running into the front end of your automobile.
Radio Story - In a House meeting Wednesday, the Missouri legislature passed a bill which allows residents to decide for themselves if they want health care coverage.
Radio Story - Gov. Nixon met with the Senate Republican Caucus to discuss more budget cuts
Radio Story - Republicans and Democrats sparred over the effectiveness of Gov. Nixon's closed-door budget negotiations.
Newspaper Story - St. Louis is one step closer to gaining local control over running the police department.
Radio Story - A heated hearing ended with the House Urban Issues Committee passing a bill to give St. Louis control of its police department.
Newspaper Story - Sen. Kurt Schaefer, R-Columbia, said Gov. Nixon needs to clarify his budget proposal
Newspaper Story - Missouri Republicans called for inclusion while offering support for U.S. Rep. Roy Blunt during Lincoln Days
Newspaper Story - U.S. Rep. Roy Blunt, Tea Party activists were the focus of the first night of Missouri Lincoln Days
Radio Story - Officials from the Federal Bureau of Prisons disagree over the legality of Jeff Smith's prison Tweets.
Newspaper Story - The Missouri Sunshine Law is being reviewed by the Missouri House and may see stricter provisions from Rep. Timothy Jones, R-St. Louis County.
Radio Story - Missouri has similar laws when it comes to pensions...
Newspaper Story - A bill to give children of illegal immigrants in-state college tuition faced no opposition in a Senate committee Wednesday, but the bill's sponsor still called introducing the bill "an education process."
Newspaper Story - The Mo. Senate rejected ethics reform amendments that they are likely to see again in the House's bill
Radio Story - After discussion concerning per diem cuts in the House Administration and Accounts meeting Wednesday, many legislators wondered if the conversations on their reimbursed private cell phones would be public information.
Radio Story - Missourians flooded the capital city today to file for this years elections.
Radio Story - Governor Jay Nixon said he will make a quick decision about a controversial Police Commissioner.
Radio Story - The Senate Fiscal Oversight committee placed a hold on an autism coverage bill
Newspaper Story - The House gave first approval to a bill that would require a special election to fill Secretary of State position
Radio Story - The House gave first-round approval Wednesday to a bill that would ban Gov. Jay Nixon from appointing a possible successor to Secretary of State Robin Carnahan.
Radio Story - Representative Icet defends his stance on Missouri receiving federal stimulus money after U.S. Senator McCaskill writes him a letter.
Radio Story - Nearly everyone at a Senate education committee hearing agreed that Missouri's public schools are in bad shape, but, how to fix the problem was up for debate.
Radio Story - Military rights for gays is debated by a Senate Committee.
Newspaper Story - Sen. Joan Bray has filed a bill to allow local governments to post finances online
Radio Story - With its most recent multi-million dollar investment at One City Center, the state Development Financing Board now owns three downtown St. Louis parking garages.
Newspaper Story - Missouri agriculture leadership is asking voters across the state to not sign 'puppy mill' initiative because of a slippery animal rights slope.
Radio Story - Missouri's House voted to require drug screening of some welfare applicants.
Radio Story - Senate approves Bartle sex shop bill days after he testifies in front of a federal grand jury.
Radio Story - One week after the state Gaming Commission voted to strip the President riverboat casino of its gaming license, a Senate committee heard a bill Wednesday that its sponsor says would overturn the ruling.
Radio Story - State representatives urged the Senate Rules Committee to support resolutions to increase state rights
Radio Story - A Missouri Congressional candidate urges keeping the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy for gays
Radio Story - The House is undergoing discussions on an amendment that would require drug tests for elected officials
Newspaper Story - Missouri's Senate Judiciary Committee chair testifies before federal grand jury investigating the defeat of his 2005 anti-porn bill
Radio Story - A bill to ban felons from holding state office faced no opposition in a Senate committee, although the bill's sponsor says it's not a reaction to the Jeff Smith conviction.
Newspaper Story - The House Budget Committee passed a resolution which would ask Congress to balance the federal budget
Newspaper Story - Insufficient funds mean bigger problems for school operations in the state
Radio Story - During a State Senate Committee hearing United States Congressional candidate Gary Nodler comments on women having a higher percentage of wealth.
Radio Story - Governor Nixon's 2011 budget plans include a quarter-billion dollars in cuts, but Republicans say they're not enough. Theo Keith has more from Jefferson City.
Newspaper Story - Rep. Chris Kelly has bi-partisan support for a $740M bond issue that died in the Senate last year.
Newspaper Story - The resolution urges Congress to pass a Constitutional amendment requiring a balanced federal budget.
Radio Story - Governor Nixon's State of the State raised has some top Senators worried.
Newspaper Story - The GOP's responded to Gov. Nixon's speech by accusing him of trying to buy legislator's votes with jobs.
Radio Story - Missouri's top Republicans question some of Governor Nixon's goals and recommendations for the 2010 legislative session
Radio Story - Lieutenant Governor Peter Kinder dealt out blistering attack on Governor Nixon after his State of the State address.
Newspaper Story - Gov. Jay Nixon will lay out his budget and policy proposals for the 2010 legislative session.
Newspaper Story - Abolishing the income tax and borrowing are offered to Missouri senators as solutions to the state's budget problems.
Newspaper Story - The state of Missouri borrowed $350 million from budget reserves to ease monthly cash-flow difficulties.
Newspaper Story - The 2010 legislative session begins will calls for ethics form
Radio Story - Ethics reform is one of the big issues for the upcoming legislative session, Senate Republican leadership said.
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