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Entries Tagged as 'MO Legislature'

Honorable Keith English (1968-2018)

March 1st, 2018 · No Comments

A tragic turn of events with the apparent suicide of former St. Louis area State Representative Keith English in Jefferson City yesterday. English was highly respected on both sides of the aisle for standing up for what he believed in even if it went against his own Party. Just another sad reminder that people are […]

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Sen. Dixon Won’t Vote to Expel Chappelle-Nadal While Rep. Mark Matthieson Remains Silent on Controversy

August 31st, 2017 · No Comments

Term limited state Senator Bob Dixon has thrown out a lifeline to his embattled senate colleague Maria Chappelle Nadal. Citing Jesus and the great Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius. Senator Dixon believes it is hypocritical and shows a lack of compassion to throw out a public official who advocates for the assassination of the president of […]

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Is There Something in the Water? Mo Pol Suggests “Lynching” Confederate Monument Vandals

August 31st, 2017 · No Comments

Well, we have another example of political Foot-In-Mouth disease, this time from the Republican side of the Missouri legislative chamber. Mo state Rep. Warren Love has created a firestorm with his call on (you guessed it) Facebook for the “lynching” of vandals who recently poured paint on a Confederate monument in his district. “This is […]

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Video: What Will Get Done In Legislature By The End Of The Week?

May 9th, 2017 · No Comments

Sen. Bob Onder says they’ve gotten a lot done this session to make Missouri a more friendly business state. He says there’s still a lot of work to do in the final few days. Hat tip: FM NewsTalk 97.1 – Fox News Radio – St. Louis, MO

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Guest Column: Missouri’s Recent “DRED”FUL Decision: Embryos Are Property

February 16th, 2017 · No Comments

By Jalesia “Jasha” McQueen In 1852, the Missouri Supreme Court paved the way for one of the most dreadful decisions in U.S. History: The Dred Scott Case.  Humans were property.  And now apparently, Missouri is at it again.  This time, in 2017, the Missouri Supreme Court refused to review an abhorrent decision made by the […]

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Jay Nixon State Park Closes; Blogger Calls Park “Missouri’s Most Inaccessible”

February 16th, 2017 · No Comments

A fitting tribute to probably one of Missouri” worst governors. Former Governor Nixon hasn’t had the best luck when it comes to state parks. Semissourian.com: Within the last few days, the Department of Natural Resources website has been updated with this terse notice about Jay Nixon State Park: “Park Closed. No Access. “The news release […]

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Video: Rep. Bill Lant Cuts Off Rod Chapel (NAACP) During Discrimination Hearing

February 15th, 2017 · No Comments

And this occurs during Black History Month of ALL months! A rural Republican legislator cuts the microphone of the state NAACP leader while he’s describing the bill he’s testifying on as “Jim Crow.” H/T: Progress Missouri

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Rep. Dogan’s African-Style Hair Braiding Legislation Advances

February 15th, 2017 · No Comments

Rep. Dogan’s bill has good intentions but to us is unfair to the cosmetologists whose business the hair braiders are taking. Licensed cosmetologists must go thru the expense of hours and hours of training and education while their direct competition does not. StlToday: On a day when racial turmoil was simmering in the Capitol, members […]

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Video: Chris Arps Joins Marc Cox to Talk About Inauguration/Ball

January 11th, 2017 · No Comments

Related: Inaugural Extravagance

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State Rep. Starts Website to “Modernize Missouri.”

January 5th, 2017 · No Comments

Rep. Scott Fitzpatrick, R-Shell Knob has announced an initiative to cultivate “new and exciting ideas that will cut out the inefficiencies of state bureaucracy and bring 21st century innovations to Missouri’s government.”  Modernize Missouri will serve as a forum for Missouri’s citizens to communicate their ideas on how to make state government work better. “The […]

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