Missouri Government Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. MO: Permitless or "Constitutional" carry passes Legislature, on to Governor NixonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | AmmoLand

    The Missouri omnibus firearm reform bill, SB 656 , has passed the legislature on the last day of the session, May 13, 2016. It includes permitless or "Constitutional" carry.

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  2. State lawmakers expand gun rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | Kansas City Nursing News

    Missouri lawmakers passed a sweeping expansion of gun rights Friday, allowing people to carry concealed guns without needing permits while also expanding their right to stand and fight against perceived threats. The legislation, which goes to Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon, was among the most prominent measures passed by the Republican-led Legislature on the final day of its annual session.

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  3. New plan suggests Gasconade River Bridge will be savedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | Route 66 News

    It appears the Missouri Department of Transportation will repair and reconstruct the closed Gasconade River Bridge that carries old Route 66 near Hazelgreen, Missouri, instead of a new bridge being built in its place. A draft of the state's 2017-2021 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program was released late in the week.

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  4. Mid-Missouri legislators look back on 2016 sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | Fulton Sun

    Rep. Deb Lavender, D-Kirkwood, gathers loose papers on her desk Friday before joining in with her fellow legislators as they toss their papers in the air following the adjournment of the second regular session of the 98th General Assembly. Missouri House and Senate leaders said in January they were committed to passing ethics reform this year, and Mid-Missouri's House members said the Legislature accomplished that to an extent.

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  5. Missouri lawmakers pass expanded gun rights on final dayRead the original story

    May 13, 2016 | Marietta Times

    Missouri lawmakers passed a sweeping expansion of gun rights Friday, allowing people to carry concealed guns without needing permits while also expanding their right to stand and fight against perceived threats. The legislation, which goes to Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon, was among the most prominent measures passed by the Republican-led Legislature on the final day of its annual session.

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  6. Pfizer To Stop Selling Drugs For Use In Lethal InjectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | News 88.9 KNPR

    Pfizer was the "last remaining open-market source of drugs used in executions," The New York Times reported . More than 20 other U.S. and European drugmakers had already blocked their drugs from being used in executions.

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  7. Show-Me Stand Your Ground Gun RightsRead the original story

    May 13, 2016 | Tony's Kansas City

    Some call it a "license to kill" whilst others realize that shooting anybody in our exceptionally litigious and politically correct society is the best way to ensure personal ruin. Take a look: Missouri General Assembly votes to expand legal use of deadly force known as Stand Your Ground

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  8. Missouri Boulevard to undergo safety assessmentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | KMIZ

    On May 26, crews will look for gaps in safety measures along Missouri Boulevard from West Main Street all the way to the other side of the Highway 179 overpass. "There's a large stretch of Missouri Boulevard that has no signals, that has facilities that people want to get to and there's no real way to cross the street," Jefferson City Senior Transportation Planner Sonny Sanders said.

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  9. KC's early Christmas present: a new Grand Boulevard bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | Business Journal

    If you're driving in Downtown between now and the end of the year, don't expect to cross Interstate 670 over the Grand Boulevard bridge.

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  10. Roadwork for Harrison County, May 16-22Read the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | Bethany Republican-Clipper

    The following is a listing of general highway maintenance and construction work in the Harrison County planned for the week of May 16 to May 2 from the Missouri Department of Transportation.

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  11. Outdoor groups combine for presentationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | Kansas City Nursing News

    The Northwest Missouri Longtails Chapter of Pheasants Forever will be partnering with Missourians for Monarchs in Northwest Missouri next week for a public presentation on conserving pollinator species. David Martin, president of the chapter, will be the guest speaker.

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  12. Missouri Legislature Passes Bills to Undercut Fundamental Right to VoteRead the original story

    May 13, 2016 | Common Dreams

    Today, the Missouri Legislature took the final step in a direct attack on the right to vote by passing a photo ID requirement, known as H.B. 1631 and a ballot resolution, H.J.R. 53, which will undercut the state's constitutional right to vote if passed by voters later this year. The measures equate to a full-force attack on the voting rights of Missourians - especially voters of color, who face disproportionate barriers to acquiring photo ID.

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  13. Police could lose public funds if officers aren't trained to best avoid shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | The Raw Story

    A protester yells at a police line shortly before shots were fired in a police-officer involved shooting in Ferguson, Missouri August 9, 2015. A federal bill would financially penalize police chiefs who don't order and train officers to do everything possible to avoid open fire during confrontations with suspects Police departments across the US would lose public funding if they fail to introduce tighter restrictions on when their officers may shoot at suspects under a new law proposed by a Democratic congresswoman.

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  14. Kevin P. Wright, Appellant, v. State of Missouri, Respondent.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | FindLaw

    Kevin P. Wright appeals from the judgment of the motion court denying his amended Rule 24.035a < 1 motion to set aside his conviction for the class D felony of a prior sex offender residing within 1000 feet of a school. a See A 566.147.

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  15. Senate Republicans blast Planned Parenthood rulingRead the original story

    May 12, 2016 | News Tribune

    Missouri Senate Republicans on Thursday blasted a court's decision the state had improperly tried to revoke a Planned Parenthood clinic's abortion license, saying lawmakers were concerned a state-funded hospital had provided privileges necessary for the license. U.S. District Judge Nanette Laughrey ruled Wednesday the Department of Health and Senior Services could not revoke the license for the Columbia clinic until it's set to expire June 30, saying the move likely resulted from political pressure.

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  16. End of school doesn't mean end of mealsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | News Tribune

    The last day of school can also be the last day of regular meals for thousands of children in Jefferson City and Cole County. Summer feeding programs, both sponsored by public and private entities, help alleviate hunger for children facing food insecurity while school's out.

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  17. Cape Girardeau County deadly crash raises safety concerns on Highway 34Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | KFVS12

    A deadly accident in Cape Girardeau County is bringing attention to the intersection where it happened and renewing calls to make it safer. John Gray lives on Meier Meadows, the same road Stinson was attempting to make a left turn from, before being hit by on-coming traffic.

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  18. Federal judge rules in favor of Missouri Planned ParenthoodRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | DigitalBURG

    A federal judge on Wednesday ruled in favor of a Columbia, Missouri, Planned Parenthood clinic after the state last year tried to revoke its abortion license, a move the judge found likely was due in part to "political pressure." U.S. District Judge Nanette Laughrey in a Wednesday ruling said the Department of Health and Senior Services treated the clinic "more harshly" than other ambulatory surgical centers.

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  19. Champ Clark Bridge entering next phaseRead the original story

    May 5, 2016 | Pike Press

    The Champ Clark Bridge Environmental Assessment has been signed by all necessary parties, which means MoDOT and the Illinois Department of Transportation can now move to the next phase of the project; a step closer to funding and building a new bridge. Illinois has pledged its portion of bridge funding and the federal government as allocated $10 million in funds Missouri has yet to pledge any money toward the $60 million project.

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  20. KC streetcars making combeackRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    Six decades after Kansas City shuttered one of the nation's largest streetcar networks, a modern but much smaller version is set to open in its central business district - a project supporters say already has spurred hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of downtown development. A 2.2-mile starter line from Union Station near Crown Center to the River Market, a few blocks from the Missouri River, opens to the public on Friday.

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