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Missouri voters were overwhelmingly against holding a constitutional convention. The question automatically appears on the ballot every 20 years, and with 96% of the precincts reporting, 67% voted against holding a convention to revise and amend the constitution, while only […]

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The special session of the Missouri Legislature adjourned sine die on October 4. Lawmakers passed three bills during the special session to implement income tax cuts and tax incentives for the agriculture industry. Gov. Mike Parson is holding a press […]

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The Missouri Office of Administration announced restrictions on public access to bid documents in order to comply with the Personal Privacy Protection Act, established by the passage of Senate Substitute for House Bill 2400. The act prohibits public agencies from […]

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The special session of the Missouri Legislature scheduled to begin on September 6, has been postponed until September 14. Lawmakers need more time to deliver on Gov. Mike Parson’s plan for income tax cuts and tax incentives for the agriculture […]

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson called a special session of the Legislature beginning September 6 to pass income tax credits and agricultural tax credits. Parson hopes the special session will end quickly and a bill containing his proposal could clear the […]

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Missouri Gov. Parson signed Senate Substitute for House Bill 2400 permitting certain limited liability companies (LLCs) to make campaign contributions to political committees. To qualify, the LLC must elect not to be classified as a corporation under federal law; be […]

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Gov. Parson signed House Bill 1878 overhauling Missouri’s election rules and eliminating the state’s presidential primaries in favor of a caucus system. The new law requires voters to present a photo ID when casting a regular or absentee ballot and […]

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The St. Louis city election board announced that a special primary election for Aldermanic President is scheduled for September 13. The notice was issued following a legal opinion from City Counselor Sheena Hamilton because of legal ambiguity in the city […]

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St. Louis will have three special election dates this summer to fill vacancies on the Board of Aldermen: July 19 for Ward 11, August 2 for Ward 21, and August 23 for Aldermanic President and Ward 22. The 11th Ward […]

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Lewis Reed, the longtime president of the St. Louis Board of Aldermen resigned five days after being indicted on corruption charges. Ward 22 Alderman Jeffrey Boyd also resigned after being indicted on two bribery-related offenses and two separate counts of […]

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The second regular session of the 101st Missouri General Assembly concluded after passing a congressional redistricting map, which Gov. Parson signed. The speaker declared the session adjourned sine die as of midnight May 30, in accordance with the constitution. The […]

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Voters in St. Louis, Missouri passed Proposition R, amending the city charter to include several new conflicts of interest provisions. Proposition R prohibits alderpersons from knowingly using their official position to influence others for their own financial benefit; requires alderpersons […]

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The Missouri Ethics Commission has four vacant seats out of six, leaving it two people short to decide any issues. The commission had to delay a decision on a complaint filed against Columbia mayoral candidate Randy Minchew on March 15, […]

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Voters in St. Louis, Missouri will decide on April 5 whether to amend the city charter to include several new conflicts of interest provisions. Proposition R would prohibit alderpersons from knowingly using their official position to influence others for their […]

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