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John Zupon

John Zupon is a Junior at the University of Missouri studying broadcast journalism and minoring in history. John's previous broadcasting experience includes high school reporting/producing/anchoring as well as working at the NBC affiliate TV station, KOMU-8 News, in Columbia, Mo.

John is from Independence, Mo. He hopes to pursue a career in either political or sports reporting.

Stories by John Zupon in 2014 include:
John Zupon's Tweets @MDNnews in 2014

  • 02/03/2014: @MIZZupon
  • 02/03/2014: A House committee discusses increased punishments for assaulting mass transit workers.
  • 02/03/2014: A House committee met to hear a reintroduced measure about protecting Missouri's transit workers.
  • 02/10/2014: The House Government Oversight and Accountability committee is set to hear testimony from the Dept. of Corrections Director at noon @MIZZupon
  • 02/10/2014: The House Government Oversight and Accountability committee will hear testimony from the Dept. of Corrections Director at noon @MIZZupon
  • 02/10/2014: Department of Corrections Director says that the department is much bigger than the issue of the death penalty. @MIZZupon
  • 02/10/2014: Just passed the 2 hour mark at the House Government Oversight and Accountability Committee hearing. @MIZZupon
  • 02/10/2014: Department of Corrections Director fired back after being questioned about the handling of death penalty cases.
  • 02/12/2014: Changes to the gun nullification bill stir questions over the bill's future
  • 02/17/2014: Filibuster stretches Senate to wee hours
  • 02/18/2014: KSDK-TV's stunt to test Kirkwood High School's security causing a lock-down, has now moved to Jefferson City.
  • 02/19/2014: One Missouri senator wants to loosen the reins when it comes to carrying out the death penalty
  • 02/19/2014: Some state lawmakers want to triple the waiting period for an abortion
  • 02/19/2014: Mo. senator wants Department of Corrections to choose how they carry out the death penalty
  • 02/24/2014: Democrats fight against Missouri becoming a 'Right to Work' state.
  • 02/26/2014: After 100 years, the Missouri state flag could experience a makeover.
  • 02/26/2014: After almost 100 years, the Missouri state flag could be getting a makeover.
  • 03/05/2014: Tax cuts could rely on Foundation Formula under new compromise
  • 03/05/2014: Missouri senator and governor's office compromise over tax cut proposal
  • 03/10/2014: The Mo. House Oversight Committee will be hearing a bill about Medicaid reorganization. JMZupon
  • 03/10/2014: Gerard Grimaldi from Truman Medical Center says outcomes are better when there is trust between patient and doctor. #moleg
  • 03/10/2014: House Oversight Comm. has two members in transit, Rep. Barnes says we will go from least controversial to most for Medicaid. #moleg JMZupon
  • 03/10/2014: The Oversight Comm. will stand at ease because members are coming. Will resume at 1:20. JMZupon
  • 03/10/2014: Joel Ferber from Legal Services of Eastern Missouri is speaking about the work participation requirements. JMZupon
  • 03/10/2014: Cost Sharing and Work Requirement were two key factors in the first of three House Committee hearings for Medicaid.
  • 03/31/2014: Missouri senator addresses Gov. Nixon’s concerns about workers’ compensation claims.
  • 03/31/2014: St. Louis lawmaker passes his legislation to a fellow lawmaker while he battles liver cancer.
  • 03/31/2014: Mo. sen, addresses the concerns Gov. Nixon had last year with a workers' compensation database and tries again.
  • 03/31/2014: One Missouri representative battles liver cancer, but his bill passes the Mo. Senate.
  • 04/07/2014: It only took 16 minutes for the #MOHouse Workforce Comm. to get through a bill redefining misconduct and unemployment benefits. JMZupon
  • 04/07/2014: Missouri lawmakers aim to prevent rightfully fired employees from getting unemployment benefits.
  • 04/07/2014: Missouri lawmakers attempt to help employers fight rightfully fired employees from receiving unemployment benefits.
  • 04/09/2014: Senate Agriculture Comm. about to start hearing on HB 1391 which deals with allowing rodeo's in the state. #moleg JMZupon
  • 04/09/2014: State Representative Rory Ellinger passes away.
  • 04/09/2014: Rep. Rory Ellinger dies after battling liver cancer.
  • 04/16/2014: A measure to deny sales of vapor tobacco to minors ran into problems in the Mo. Senate.
  • 04/16/2014: Debate on taxing e-cig's stalls the Mo. Sen. from a vote on keeping the vapor products away from minors.
  • 04/23/2014: House Republicans aim to push Gov. Nixon out of office.
  • 04/23/2014: House Republicans aim to remove Gov. Nixon from office, one resolution was heard today.
  • 04/30/2014: Another week of impeachment hearings ends with no vote.
  • 04/30/2014: Impeachment vote possibility still unknown, residents without state representative demand representation
  • 05/05/2014: The Senate votes to override the governors veto with little opposition from the Democrats.
  • 05/07/2014: Senate Democrats filibuster voter ID bill
  • 05/07/2014: Senate Democrats filibuster voting ID bill.
  • 05/12/2014: Some lawmakers are attempting to stop the direct sell of cars to consumers.
  • 05/12/2014: Tesla supporters rally at the statehouse against a bill to block sales of Tesla cars.

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