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Newspaper Story - Like Pennsylvania, Missouri doesn't require witnesses to directly report child abuse to authorities.
Radio Story - The Missouri Supreme Court upholds a law prohibiting state sex shops.
Radio Story - Missouri House members discussed requiring a 911 service fee for calls placed from cellular phones.
Radio Story - Lake Ozark residents brought passionate pleas to a U.S. Representative to save their homes.
Radio Story - State Supreme Court debates whether a cap on medical malpractice damages is constitutional.
Newspaper Story - Attorneys argue whether the legislature can cap high-dollar damages for medical malpractice.
Newspaper Story - The state's presidential primary will stay in February, despite division among Republicans.
Radio Story - MO DSS refuses to talk about the new welfare drug testing program - months after the bill was signed into law.
Radio Story - A group of activists at the Capitol urge lawmakers to consider China's human Rights policies in legislation
Radio Story - Missouri Senator still worries over troop morale, but accepts the repeal of controversial legislation
Radio Story - Facebook bill heads to Missouri House for a final vote after getting the education committee's approval.
Radio Story - Areas throughout Missouri make strides to increase state-wide security through communication.
Radio Story - With the support of the STL Police Association, the Local Control Bill passes through the House committee.
Radio Story - Tea Party members voice their opposition to funding a trading hub with China.
Radio Story - Senate and education organizations agree on compromise language in the controversial
Radio Story - After many complaints from Missourians, the state has decided to terminate it's contract with Syncare,
Radio Story - The legislature's senior Democrat says Gov. Nixon has had too much flexibility in spending.
Radio Story - Two major Missouri police associations say an East Coast lineup ruling won't change things here in Missouri.
Newspaper Story - Lawmakers collaborate to develop a plan to streamline the state's corrections system.
Radio Story - Missouri's legislature passed two separate late-term abortion ban bills Thursday, with passionate debate in the House and no discussion in the Senate.
Radio Story - The Missouri Senate approved a plan lowering the age of conceal and carry while also allowing legislative staff to conceal and carry in the Capitol.
Radio Story - Missouri's House is sending a bill banning fake cocaine and fake pot onto Gov. Jay Nixon.
Radio Story - Missouri's Senate majority leader says giving St. Louis control of its police isn't dead, and that it requires a Senate confirmation and the police union's OK.
Newspaper Story - Noodlers join forces with legislators to put hand-fishing legislation on the map.
Newspaper Story - House amends and sends back the bill requiring state-issued photo ID to vote.
Radio Story - Missouri's House approves a constitutional amendment to require a photo ID to vote.
Radio Story - House passed bill that would prevent the government from limiting a citizen's right to purchase and possess gun ammunition
Radio Story - National Popular Vote Act doesn't get much attention in the Missouri legislature.
Radio Story - Legislation that allows prayer in public schools and goverment buildings heads to Senate for fourth year in a row.
Radio Story - The Missouri House approves bill limiting the use of foreign law in state courts.
Newspaper Story - Muslims traveled from St. Louis to raise awareness and learn about the legislative process.
Newspaper Story - The Missouri House votes to repeal a number of provisions set in place by November's Proposition B.
Radio Story - Religious activists share their thoughts about Missouri politics and equality
Newspaper Story - Three hundred activists gather in Missouri State Capitol to participate in the Prolife Action Day.
Newspaper Story - Members of the press spoke against a bill that will seal access to crime scene photographs and videos
Newspaper Story - Attorney general files brief against health insurance mandate, calling it unconstitutional.
Radio Story - Some Missourians defend high-capacity ammunition clips after Arizona shootings.
Radio Story - House gives third-round approval for bill that would place restrictions on abortion inducing drugs.
Radio Story - A Republican sponsored plan to force Attorney General Chris Koster to sue the federal government for not enforcing immigration laws stalls in the Senate.
Radio Story - Missouri's House gave first-round approval to a bill that would place new restrictions on abortion-inducing drugs.
Radio Story - Senate Democrats stall voting on a Republican sponsored bill to increase state sovereignty
Radio Story - Lawmakers push the bill that limits funeral protesting
Radio Story - Opponents of giving control of St. Louis Police back to the city have filed suit, saying the ballot language and costs will mislead voters.
Radio Story - Senators debated a measure that would change the collective bargaining rights of Missouri workers.
Radio Story - Missouri drivers no longer have the option to take a non-English driver's test.
Newspaper Story - Bill heard by House committee will require hospitals to provide emergency contraception for sexual assault victims
Newspaper Story - A crowd rallied at the Capitol in support of legislation to advance the rights of Missouri's developmentally disabled
Radio Story - Senate give first round approval to bill that repeals parts of Prop B
Newspaper Story - Missouri's citizens with mental disabilities testify in support of a bill to grant them rights to service animals
Radio Story - Funeral Protesting Bill third read and passed in Missouri's House
Newspaper Story - A Missouri legislative committee is urged to force Planned Parenthood to disclose how it's using federal funds.
Radio Story - People with disabilities will not have to worry about loosing right to care for their children under this legislation.
Newspaper Story - Missouri's House approved a bill that prohibits the state minimum wage from exceeding the federal minimum wage.
Newspaper Story - The House Rules Committee has passed a bill requiring driver's tests be taken in English.
Newspaper Story - A bill heard in the House will begin the phasing out of Missouri's habilitation centers for people with disabilities, in favor of community living situations.
Radio Story - A House committee met Monday to start deliberation on the fate of Missouri's six habilitation centers.
Radio Story - The Missouri public will be asked their opinion on redistricting at hearings throughout the state.
Radio Story - Missouri's House votes to give St. Louis City control over its own police department.
Newspaper Story - House committee votes to stop administering driving tests in foreign languages.
Radio Story - Missouri lawmakers could amend the U.S. Constitution with a resolution.
Radio Story - Photo ID Bill passes through Missouri House Elections committee.
Radio Story - A proposed bill requires voters to have an approved form of identification at a polling place
Newspaper Story - Lawmakers vote to restrict government's role over livestock..
Radio Story - Link denied clemency from Governor Nixon
Radio Story - A display in the rotunda of the Capitol to stop funding for psychiatric health
Newspaper Story - If passed, a new law will legalize the testing of some welfare recipients based solely on suspicion
Newspaper Story - St. Louis Police Department issue of local control fires up residents, police officers
Radio Story - The House Urban Issues Committee passed HB 71 to give St. Louis local control of police department.
Radio Story - The Missouri House will not allow smoking in a general gallery for House members but the House rejected an attempt to prohibit smoking in their own offices.
Newspaper Story - The Missouri Transportation Commission imposes restrictions for automatic traffic enforcement.
Newspaper Story - House passes resolution to sue government over health care reform.
Newspaper Story - Inciting rhetoric and security issues make conversation in Missouri statehouse after Saturday's shooting in Arizona.
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