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Newspaper Story - More layoffs are likely as state expects another $1 billion deficit.
Newspaper Story - More layoffs are likely as the state braces for another $1 billion deficit.
Radio Story - Missouri stands to lose $1 billion from the federal government.
Newspaper Story - The GOP is expected to have at least four strong candidates for the next governor's race in 2004.
Newspaper Story - Most of the new House and Senate leadership is either young or a lawyer or both.
Newspaper Story - Sen. Ken Jacob was nominated for minority floor leader as Democrats pledged to work in a bipartisan manner during the next session.
Newspaper Story - Republicans nominated Catherine Hanaway to lead their slate of candidates for the House, which they now dominate by a 90-73 margin.
Newspaper Story - Republicans now control the Missouri House for the first time since 1954.
Newspaper Story - Republicans are showing signs they are confident they will win the Missouri House in next week's election.
Newspaper Story - Republicans and Democrats both expect to win this fall's elections.
Newspaper Story - Provisional-voting lawsuit settled.
Newspaper Story - Big time lobbyists in the state are ignoring no parking restrictions around the statehouse.
Newspaper Story - Some top leadership positions in the House and Senate will be up for grabs due to term limits.
Newspaper Story - The legislature agreed to raise taxes enough so that no special session will be needed to balance the budget.
Newspaper Story - The Senate removed the state's major population centers from a bill that would allow Missourians to carry concealed weapons.
Newspaper Story - The Senate took out the state's major population centers from the concealed weapons bill.
Newspaper Story - The state spending bill on stadiums and economic development passed another hurdle Thursday when it received a favorable vote from the House Commerce Committee.
Newspaper Story - The stadium and economic development bill would spread money to St. Louis, Kansas City, Springfield and Branson.
Newspaper Story - The Senate passed the $644 million stadium and economic development bill.
Newspaper Story - Stadiums receive first-round approval from Senate.
Newspaper Story - Supporters of the stadium bill fought off killer amendments in the Senate.
Newspaper Story - Some Christian groups are opposed to liberalizing gambling laws.
Newspaper Story - Funding for the new Cardinals' stadium is finding little support this year.
Radio Story - The Cardinals face more restrictions, but the Blues will get more money.
Newspaper Story - The House approved Southwest Missouri State University changing its name to Missouri State University.
Newspaper Story - Spring break started Thursday for Missouri legislators.
Newspaper Story - Legislators have introduced more bills this year than ever before.
Newspaper Story - It has been a bad week for Gov. Bob Holden in Missouri's legislature.
Newspaper Story - House Speaker Jim Kreider does not like the governor's proposal for a new ballpark but says he will not block it.
Newspaper Story - Under Holden's proposed budget, state employees would get no raises for the second straight year.
Newspaper Story - The state is facing lower general revenue collections for the first time on record.
Newspaper Story - Sen. Peter Kinder's chief of staff resigned.
Newspaper Story - A bill that would allow Missourians to carry concealed weapons is being pushed through the Legislature again.
Newspaper Story - The Cardinals are seeking $100 million in state money for a new downtown ballpark.
Newspaper Story - Local taxing entities could earn more interest on their reserve money
Newspaper Story - Removal of statute of limitations on rape, sodomy passes House
Radio Story - abortion-providing clinics can now receive state money again
Newspaper Story - More than 160,000 Missourians will have no representation in Missouri's Senate for two years because of the Senate redistricting plan for the next decade.
Newspaper Story - Harlan and Graham will both run for the same Senate seat in 2004.
Newspaper Story - Gov. Bob Holden orders use of more tobacco funds and further budget cuts to balance the state's budget.
Newspaper Story - The state budget is short $220 million, and if a bill passes through Congress, could force the state to lay off employees.
Newspaper Story - the Dept. of transportation says it may not be able to cover a proposed $4.5 billion bond sale, so a tax increase may occur.
Newspaper Story - Missouri's economy is the worst it has been in 10 years in terms of sales and employment.
Newspaper Story - MoDOT's hiring of a $100,000 communications director has raised the ire of some state legislators.
Newspaper Story - The state budget could finish the fiscal year $70 million short of expectations, and laying off state employees is possible.
Newspaper Story - Missouri will not build second lab to test for anthrax due to budget shortfalls.
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Radio Story - McCaskill released an audit critical of MoDOT's training programs, known as "roadeos."
Newspaper Story - State Auditor criticized MoDOT practice of rewarding employees for participating in training exercises.
Newspaper Story - Missouri MOST is still gaining members even though two of its three plans continue to lose value.
Newspaper Story - MU "deeply regrets" that policy banning KOMU reporters from wearing patriotic symbols may have caused offense
Newspaper Story - Economic Development heard testimony on how to cut $7.5 million of tax credits due to state budget shortfalls.
Newspaper Story - The Missouri Economic Development Department will hold a public meeting to gather input on cutting $7.5 million worth of tax credit programs.
Newspaper Story - The KOMU policy of not allowing reporters to wear symbols of patriotism on the air is upsetting some Missouri lawmakers.
Newspaper Story - Gov. Bob Holden named Michael Hartmann his new chief of staff to replace the resigning Julie Gibson. Hartmann said he would be looking forward to working with the legislature on issues like safety, security, the state budget, and education.
Newspaper Story - The financial effects in Missouri of Tuesday's terror got the attention from various state government officials Wednesday.
Newspaper Story - The Missouri House has approved creating a new welfare program to provide state funds to lower-income elderly to help pay for their prescription drugs.
Newspaper Story - Missouri's legislative special session has moved halfway to handing Gov. Bob Holden a legislative slam dunk -- after months of predicitons by members of both parties that Holden's failures were guaranteeing he would be a one-term chief of state.
Newspaper Story - The Missouri Legislature's Special Session, which begins Wednesday, will be a major test of the governing mandate of Gov. Bob Holden.
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