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Wednesday’s veto session: All you need to know

The veto session will cover topics from the A+ Scholarship to minimum wage and insurance laws. It begins Wednesday at noon and could go as late as Thursday.

Low state revenue stymies 50-50 fund match program

Gov. Jay Nixon has put a hold on all four 50-50 fund match capital projects approved by the legislature last year after tax revenue fell short of estimates.

Updated anti-bullying legislation being heard in Missouri Senate

Cyberbullying, communication of policies addressed in the new bills.

Gender-neutral bathrooms a ‘no go’ for Missouri legislator

House Bills 1338 and 1339 would limit funding for gender-neutral environments.

‘Funding is the key’: Alumni and administrators advocate for MU at state capitol

UM System’s legislative goals are centered on increased state funding for higher education.

ASUM continues lobbying legislators for student curator vote

Since 2002, 27 bills have tried and failed to place a voting student member on the Board of Curators.

Webber appointed ranking member of Higher Education Appropriations Committee

The committee discusses issues regarding higher education funding in Missouri.

Nixon appoints two new members to Board of Curators

The new appointees will replace two members who retired at the Dec. 12 meeting.

Gun rights amendment challenged in court

The amendment passed Aug. 5 with a vote of 602,863 to 386,308.

Missouri career-training programs receive $2 million grant

Missouri will use the grant to expand educational program and career training.

Controversial abortion, open-carry bills among Statehouse veto overrides

Nixon vetoed a record-breaking 33 bills, but the state General Assembly overrode 11

MU Rehabilitation Center to close

Over the past five years, the center in Mount Vernon received $10 million from the state each year, while its annual operating costs reached nearly $30 million.

Legislation could reduce Missouri revenue, increase sales tax for transportation funding

Gov. Jay Nixon expressed concern for bills that could reduce Missouri funding.

Tax cut clears Statehouse

The proposal will be phased in over five years.

Capitol wrap-up: Week of April 13

Capitol wrap-up: Week of April 6

Capitol wrap-up: Week of March 30

Capitol wrap-up: Week of March 9

Missouri General Assembly bills push abortion restrictions

Both bills would increase the abortion waiting period from 24 to 72 hours.

Missouri voter ID legislation passes House, heads to Senate for vote

The push enjoyed support from Republican legislators, but opponents say the measure could disenfranchise up to 220,000 Missouri voters.