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Missouri State Capitol, Jefferson City

Lobbyists For Banks And Credit Unions Petition For Consumer-Protection Law

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Lobbyists for banks and credit unions say an exemption from a state consumer-protection law is needed to prevent excessive lawsuits against financial institutions. Missouri Credit Union Association lobbyist David Kent says that without a change, there could be a chilling effect on loans in Missouri

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Missouri Bill To Link Unemployment Benefits To the Unemployment Rate

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri bill to link the length of unemployment benefits to the unemployment rate has approval from a House panel. The measure approved yesterday also would increase the amount of money the state must have saved to pay for benefits before reducing how much businesses need to contribute

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Clint Zweifel
Missouri State Treasurer Clint Zweifel (Courtesy of Missouri Treasurer's Office)

Missouri Treasurer Returns $221 Million in Unclaimed Property

JEFFERSON CITY – State Treasurer Clint Zweifel today announced since taking office, he has returned a total of just over $221 million in Unclaimed Property to more than 772,000 account owners, more than half of all Unclaimed Property ever returned in Missouri

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Missouri Tax Code To Be Reviewed

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Business groups say they support a proposed multi-year review of Missouri's tax code by a panel of experts. State Senator Bob Dixon says an in-depth study of the tax code was desperately needed during a Senate committee hearing on the measure

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Gov. Jay Nixon
Gov. Jay Nixon

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon Makes Request For More Money For Budget

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Governor Jay Nixon's budget request for more money both this year and next faces big hurdles from lawmakers. Republican lawmakers this week raised concerns about approving new spending for this year at the same time the governor is withholding money from some priorities

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Claire McCaskill
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U.S. Senator McCaskill Named Top Democrat On the Permanent Subcommittee On Investigations

 

JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri (AP) — U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill says she has been named the top Democrat on a committee that investigates federal agencies. 
McCaskill said Thursday that she will be the ranking minority party member on the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, which is part of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
 

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St. Louis County Judge Rejects Request By NAACP Legal Defense and Eductional Fund

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis County judge has rejected a request by the NAACP's Legal Defense and Educational Fund to convene a new grand jury to consider charges against the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown

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Gov. Jay Nixon
Gov. Jay Nixon

Governor Jay Nixon Delivers State of The State Address

Governor Jay Nixon delivered his 7th State of the State Address. Newstalk 1050 KSIS will air it at 8:05 this morning (Jan. 22) if you missed it.

This year we're also able to bring you the full transcript

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Gov. Jay Nixon
Gov. Jay Nixon

Missouri Special Interest Groups and Residents Asking Lawmakers’ Help To Overturn Nixon’s Budget Decisions

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri special interest groups and residents are asking for state lawmakers' help in releasing millions of dollars in funding withheld by the governor. Democratic Gov

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President Obama Delivers State Of The Union Address At U.S. Capitol
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Watch President Obama Deliver the 2015 State of the Union [VIDEO]

At 9 p.m. EST on Tuesday night, President Obama will deliver the State of the Union address from the floor of the House of Representatives in Washington. It will be his sixth such message, the first before a Republican-controlled Congress, following the GOP's victories in the 2014 midterms.

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