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Missouri House panel mulls impeaching governor
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:27:36 -0700
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - An effort to impeach Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon over his decision to allow same-sex couples to file joint tax returns received its first public hearing Wednesday in a House committee. The Republican-led panel held a hearing on a resolution that would formally charge ...
House panel OKs Missouri student transfer bill
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:23:25 -0700
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - A Missouri House committee advanced legislation Wednesday that seeks to overhaul a student transfer law requiring struggling school districts pay for students to attend better-performing nearby schools. But even some who endorsed the lengthy education bill voiced reservations, saying it has faults but ...
Mo. House committee OKs school transfer bill
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:30:00 -0700
JEFFERSON CITY • A Missouri House committee passed on Wednesday legislation that would lower tuition costs an unaccredited school district must pay when students transfer to another district.
Woman wanted on warrant out of Missouri arrested after crash
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:48:49 -0700
PUTNAM COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) – Indiana State Police say a woman wanted on a warrant out of Missouri was arrested Wednesday morning following a ... More »
Missouri Gov. Nixon signs budget legislation
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:21:09 -0700
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has signed a mid-year spending bill with funding for social services, education and a financially troubled St. Louis County school district. The supplemental budget signed into law Wednesday moves $69 million to the state Medicaid program to offset a ...
Jefferson County releases impaired crash statistics
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 12:12:16 -0700
JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO (KPLR) – Jefferson County Sheriff Glenn Boyer released statistics for impaired crashes in the county for the...
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:56:10 -0700
JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has signed a mid-year spending bill with funding for social services, education and a financially troubled St. Louis County school district.
Missouri House panel considers impeaching governor
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:25:40 -0700
The Wednesday hearing on three separate impeachment resolutions includes one citing Gov. Jay Nixon's decision to allow same-sex couples who married legally in other states to file joint tax returns in Missouri. Read more
Court considers joint tax filings from gay couples
Thu, 03 Apr 2014 05:21:40 -0700
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Officials don't know whether any same-sex couples have filed joint Missouri tax returns since Gov. Jay Nixon directed the Revenue Department last fall to permit it for those legally married in another state, a state attorney said Thursday in court. Nixon in November ...
Child brings loaded gun to Center Point Elementary
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:33:20 -0700
A seven-year-old child brought a loaded gun to Center Point Elementary on Thursday, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office says.