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Newspaper Story - Although those who do not receive welfare might not have heard it, a large clock in the state of Missouri began ticking July 1, 1997.
Newspaper Story - The March 2000 Social Services Department statistics about who receives a TANF check.
Newspaper Story - The state's General Assembly is on track to using the proposed tougher Sunshine legislation to close some records pertaining to public hospitals.
Newspaper Story - If one state legislator had his way, the University of Missouri system would have been eliminated from receiving any building improvement funds from the state for the upcoming fiscal year.
Newspaper Story - Norm Stewart's golden parachute caught fire from Missouri's state auditor on Wednesday.
Newspaper Story - The plan to toughen the state's Sunshine Law was made a bit tougher by a House committee Wednesday -- which also added a major loophole for government-owned hospitals.
Newspaper Story - The bill to toughen the state's Open Meetings Law may be heading for a legislative speed bump.
The bill to toughen Missouri's Open Meetings Law keeps inching closer to its ultimate goal of becoming law.
Newspaper Story - Children demonstrating for gun safety has triggered accusations of illegal lobbying by a top GOP legislator.
Newspaper Story - For the last couple of weeks, you might have thought Missouri has become a unicameral legislature -- since there's been just one state legislative chamber actually passing bills at a rapid pace.
Newspaper Story - Super Tuesday ended with Texas Gov. George W. Bush and Vice President Al Gore each scoring a resounding victory in Missouri's first permanent presidential primary.
Newspaper Story - Some state lawmakers argue it may be time to go back to the old caucus system.
Newspaper Story - Legislation to toughen the state's Open Meetings Law ran into a firestorm of criticism on Wednesday.
Newspaper Story - One Senator is trying to make the sun burn a little hotter on government officials who do not cooperate with the law.
Newspaper Story - Various agencies reached an agreement whether mentally retarded people should be excluded from receiving the death penalty.
Newspaper Story - Supporters, opponents spoke in the Capitol debating two ERA bills in the General Assembly.
Newspaper Story - In Missouri Republican politics, the runner-up will walk away empty-handed if he comes in a close second.
Newspaper Story - While skipping across the United States on campaign tours, two of the four major Presidential candidates have completely leaped over Missouri.
Newspaper Story - Currently, it is illegal for the University of Missouri to charge tuition.
Newspaper Story - Since 1999, both Jim Talent and Bob Holden collected single-check campaign contributions that exceed the $1,125 legal limit.
Newspaper Story - Since running for governor, the top two contenders have raised approximately $3 million in single-check contributions above the on-again, off-again $1,125 legal limit.
Newspaper Story - U.S. Sen. Bill Bradley has picked up his second endorsement from a statewide Missouri official.
Newspaper Story - Although the ground wasn't covered in a blanket of snow, students still woke up to the happy sounds of 'no school today.'
Newspaper Story - The U.S. Supreme Court upholds Missouri's campaign finance limits on individual contributions.
Newspaper Story - The final State of the State address by Gov. Mel Carnahan ended with a serenade from children.
Newspaper Story - Next January one of Columbia's own legislators could have the best seat in the House.
Newspaper Story - Although the election isn't until January, the Speaker of the House race has already dropped one of its possible contendors.
Newspaper Story - Missouri's Ethics Commission hires the nephew of a legislative leader.
Newspaper Story - While the Senate is debating partial birth abortion, House bills are being put on hold.
Newspaper Story - Sen. Ken Jacob kept the floor for two and a half hours debating Sen Ted House's bill.
Newspaper Story - One or two of Columbia's schools will start up full-time preschools from the money awarded from a grant.
Newspaper Story - A judge would have the power to require children to attend counseling when parents file for divorce.
Newspaper Story - By executive order Gov. Carnahan signed part of the Family Care Safety Act.
Newspaper Story - A bill proposed would eliminate the age requirment for foster grandparents to receive financial assistance from the state.
Newspaper Story - Since there are not enough foster homes in Missouri, or Boone County, various efforts have been made to recruit more parents.
Newspaper Story - A committee passed the bill to include the UM system under the open meetings law, yet since it is late in the session, it will probably not be heard on the House floor.
Newspaper Story - A bill to provide a toll-free phone line for background checks on child and elderly care providers passed in the Missouri House.
Newspaper Story - Two bills proposed to eliminate liability from state computers due to the Y2K problem.
Newspaper Story - Legislation to register child-care workers ran into GOP resistance in Missouri's House.
Newspaper Story - Victims chosen because of their sexual orientation, gender or disability would receive stronger penalties if a proposed bill passes.
Newspaper Story - Proposed legislation would specifically put the UM system under the sunshine law.
Newspaper Story - Stay-at-home moms would receive a $400 tax break if Rep. Kreider passes a bill in the General Assembly this term.
Newspaper Story - Sen. Russell proposed two bills to require children to attend school. One would eliminate public assistance, and the other would require students under 18 to be in school in order to receive a driver's license.
Newspaper Story - Two Columbia parents spoke in favor of a bill to provide a toll-free phone line to access background checks for elderly and child care providers.
Newspaper Story - On the April ballot, voters will decide whether cellular phone users will be charged an additional 50 cents to enhance emergency 911 calls.
Newspaper Story - In his State of the State address, Gov. Carnahan outlined three areas for tax cuts.
Newspaper Story - Two republican senators proposed a new plan that would send the money gained from Missouri's settlement with tobacco companies into an escrow account to earn interest.
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