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Stories with place: Jefferson City
  • Missouri House roll call on override of welfare limit cuts 
    Updated: May-05-15 1:48 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The 113-42 roll call vote Tuesday by which the Missouri House overrode Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of a measure to lower the lifetime limit for people to receive temporary cash assistance from five years to three years and nine months.

  • Missouri Senate roll call on override of welfare limit cuts 
    Updated: May-04-15 7:43 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The 25-9 roll call vote Monday by which the Missouri Senate overrode Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of a measure to lower the lifetime limit for people to receive temporary cash assistance from five years to three years and nine months. The measure also needs a two-thirds vote in the House to override the governor's veto.

  • Man, 80, dies after stopping in passing lane 
    Updated: Apr-27-15 8:40 am

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Authorities say an 80-year-old St. Louis man is dead after stopping his car in the passing lane of a mid-Missouri highway and getting struck from behind.

  • Correction: Ride-hailing Regulations story 
    Updated: Apr-23-15 1:08 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - In an April 22 story about the Missouri House giving initial approval to statewide rules for the ride-sharing industry, The Associated Press misidentified the Democratic state House member who described the legislation as an example of big business taking advantage of local government. State Rep. John Rizzo made the comment, not state Rep. Jon Carpenter.

  • Audit says Missouri governor has shifted costs to agencies 
    Updated: Apr-22-15 10:04 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - A state audit released Wednesday shows that Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has continued to use money meant for other agencies to pay for expensive in-state flights and staffing, despite lawmakers' efforts to stop the practice.

  • Central Missouri man gets 7 years for robbing post office 
    Updated: Apr-22-15 5:17 am

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - A Central Missouri man has been sentenced to seven years in prison without parole after he pleaded guilty to robbing a U.S. Post Office last year.

  • Missouri House roll call vote on medical malpractice caps 
    Updated: Apr-22-15 12:12 am

    The 125-27 roll call Tuesday by which the Missouri House voted to send Gov. Jay Nixon a bill that would limit the amount of noneconomic damages an individual could get in medical malpractice lawsuits and raise caps on wrongful death cases.

  • Missouri House roll call vote on unemployment benefit cuts 
    Updated: Apr-21-15 2:09 pm

    The 88-68 roll call Tuesday by which the Missouri House voted to send Gov. Jay Nixon a bill that would cut the number of weeks a person could receive unemployment insurance benefits.

  • Public gets second chance to weigh in on education standards 
    Updated: Apr-17-15 5:04 am

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The public is getting a second chance to weigh in on an effort to review Missouri's educational standards.

  • Missouri Senate seeks right to intervene in lawsuits 
    Updated: Apr-16-15 7:07 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri lawmakers would be able to hire defense attorneys under a measure modified in response to a lawsuit filed by a liberal advocacy group against the Senate and three Republican senators over alleged violations of the state's open records law.

  • Missouri House roll call vote on cutting welfare benefits 
    Updated: Apr-16-15 5:33 pm

    The 111-36 roll call by which the Missouri House voted Thursday to pass legislation limiting the amount of time that people can receive welfare benefits.

  • Advocacy group challenges Missouri Senate filming policy 
    Updated: Apr-15-15 6:22 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - A liberal advocacy group sued the Missouri Senate on Wednesday, asserting that restrictions on filming some Senate committee meetings are in violation of the state's open-meetings law.

  • Missouri health care navigator law pre-empted, court rules 
    Updated: Apr-10-15 7:35 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - An appeals court ruled Friday that Missouri can't limit health insurance navigators' ability to help people obtain insurance under President Barack Obama's health care law - a ruling that advocates say could have implications for other states that have instituted similar restrictions.

  • Missouri House vote on veto override of school board bill 
    Updated: Apr-08-15 2:44 pm

    The 111-49 roll call Wednesday by which the Missouri House voted to override Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of a local elections bill that, among other things, would bar former superintendents from serving on school boards in the districts where they had worked. A veto override requires 109 votes in the House.