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Newspaper Story - Two of the General Assembly's transportation specialists leave after distinguished careers due to term limits
Newspaper Story - With two full days remaining before a constitutional deadline to pass appropriations bills, Gov. Holden urged House GOP to reconsider their opposition to the proposal
Newspaper Story - The Senate approved a change in the school foundation formula that lowers how much money it takes for full funding
Newspaper Story - Sixty protesters came to the Capitol on Monday voicing opposition to the St. Louis Stadium bill.
Newspaper Story - The Senate Appropriations Committee approved use of the so-called Rainy Day Fund to make up revenue shortfalls for the current fiscal year.
Newspaper Story - Gov. Holden is meeting with House and Senate leaders about how to bridge a projected $250 million budget gap, while the Office of Administration denies that a decision has been made to withhold money for Higher Education
Newspaper Story - The Senate gave preliminary approval to two bills on the first day of floor debate on the budget. One sells part of the tobacco settlement, the other changes some tax regulations.
Newspaper Story - Senate committee hears a House bill to remove limit on the amount of simulcasts a horse racing track can have
Radio Story - A Senate committee heard a request from Louis Cella, whose family wants to build a track in St. Peters, to pass legislation that would allow unlimited simulcasting at horse race tracks
Newspaper Story - Members of the General Assembly say debate and votes on conceal and carry legislation could come as soon as next week; advocates of hte legislation were at the Capitol Wednesday
Newspaper Story - The Senate Education Committee heard testimony on the proposed change of Southwest Missouri State University's name to Missouri State University
Newspaper Story - A proposed increase in the sales and fuel taxes received opposition from Senate Republicans who slowed debate and delayed a vote on Wednesday
Newspaper Story - The House gave preliminary approval to use of the rainy day fund but the vote fell short of the 2/3 majority needed for final approval
Newspaper Story - The House took $15 million from supplemental funds and put them into special education
Newspaper Story - The Missouri House on Wednesday adopted amendments which would reduce the University of Missouri's budget by $720,000 in retaliation against criticized policies.
Newspaper Story - The House gave preliminary approval to a bill that would change the name of four Missouri institutions of higher education.
Newspaper Story - The House Budget committee upheld 10 percent cuts proposed to the Higher Education budget, but voted against an additional 1 percent cut.
Newspaper Story - The House gave preliminary approval to concealed weapons in vehicles.
Newspaper Story - Security checkpoints at the Truman State Office Building have led to the arrest of 18 people on drug and weapons possession charges since Oct. 9.
Newspaper Story - A statewide coalition filed the ballot initiatives that could generate as much as $300 million per year for a variety of health, life science, and early childhood development programs.
Newspaper Story - Gov. Holden moved forward with his Rainy Day Fund proposal as the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee questioned whether it was constitutional.
Newspaper Story - State grants to public radio and television are eliminated in Gov. Holden's proposed budget
Newspaper Story - The school wants to be renamed Missouri State University. They say it will help get out of state students, grants, and gifts, and attract top national faculty.
Newspaper Story - A House Appropriations Committee has recommended deep cuts in the budget of Gov. Bob Holden.
Newspaper Story - The Associated Press has filed requests under the Sunshine Law for "cookie files, cache files and history files" which indicate what Websites a computer's user has visited
Newspaper Story - A coalition of social service providers and advocacy groups said Gov. Holden's proposed budget cuts impact the state's most vulnerable citizens.
Newspaper Story - Lt. Gov. Maxwell warned lawmakers that unless supplemental funds are approved, there will be no prescription drug program for low-income Missourians.
Newspaper Story - About 90 health care workers and parole officers came to the capitol to lobby support for Gov. Holden's proposed use of the rainy day fund to pay for $92.2 million in mental health programs
Newspaper Story - Presidents from several Missouri universities and colleges joined the commissioner of the Coordinating Board of Higher Education to answer questions about Gov. Holden's proposed budget from the Senate Appropriations Committee.
Newspaper Story - One day after President Bush outlined his plans for homeland security, Missouri lawmakers discussed bills covering everything from bioterrorism to price gouging.
Newspaper Story - Legislation to cut the speed limit for trucks has been proposed in Missouri's Senate.
Newspaper Story - Minutes after Gov. Holden outlined his budget proposal, Republican opposition began taking aim.
Newspaper Story - Senate leaders in Arkansas and Maine say they haven't seen a drop in legislative activity, while some states report high staff turnover and an increase in the number of legislators leaving office before their term expires.
Newspaper Story - The bill allows vehicles to have windshield and front side windows tinted 35 percent and lifts restrictions on tinting of rear windows.
Newspaper Story - The Senate transportation committee heard testimony on a bill that would ban passengers from having open alcohol containers in vehicles.
Newspaper Story - Ahead of the State of the State address later this month, Gov. Holden proposed legislation against price gouging and stricter laws regarding anthrax hoaxes, and called for the construction of a new public health lab to identify bio-terrorist attacks.
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