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Tag: Missouri

Nearly 40-hour filibuster not enough: Anti-LGBTQ legislation going to Missouri House floor

Missouri citizens will vote on the proposed amendment in an upcoming election if it passes through the House.

Missouri lawmakers react to Wolfe’s, Loftin’s resignation

Following the resignations of former UM System President Tim Wolfe and Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin, several Missouri lawmakers issued statements of support.

Show Me: What have MU’s notable been up to?

From show business to sports to journalism and more, former Tigers represent MU across the country.

Undocumented immigrants further discouraged from attending Missouri colleges

Some say recent legislation is a matter of discrimination, not lack of funding.

Initiative petition hopes to legalize medical marijuana

Student organizations hope to amend local ordinances to allow the cultivation of cannabis.

Higher education funding could increase 6 percent

For the fourth consecutive time, Gov. Jay Nixon proposed to freeze tuition fees and increase Missouri state funding.

Not my Mizzou - a letter from Dina van der Zalm

“I demand autonomy over both my body and my education, and I will fight for both.”

Protection a possibility for sexual abuse victims in Missouri

“This bill is important because it leaves no doubt in the law that sexual abuse is included when courts are making judgements in abuse cases,” Rep. Marsha Haefner, R-St. Louis, said. “I know it sounds a bit redundant but many felt there was a need to furt

Missouri Capitol internship program sees changes following sexual harassment scandal

One month after sexual harassment accusations, LeVota’s resignation takes effect.

Petitions circulate in favor of raising Missouri’s minimum wage

Out of the 29 states and the District of Columbia with a minimum wage currently higher than the federal level, Missouri has the 27th lowest minimum wage.

Boone County begins issuing marriage licenses for gay couples

Subtle changes were made to marriage applications in anticipation on the Supreme Court’s decision.

Medical cannabis a possibility for Missouri

House Bill 800 would make Missouri the 24th state to legalize medical cannabis.

Initiative targeting gun violence launched

Washington University is investigating the public health impact of gun violence in America.

Suspect involved in campus robbery arrested, jailed

Victim Meghan Gray was unaware that the suspect had been arrested.

New legislation looks to reduce gender pay gap

The bill was voted ‘do pass’ in a April 14 committee meeting.

Eight residents of Domain forced from apartments

Damages caused by settling in foundation forces eight Domain residents to vacate their apartments.

Legislation to punish those using other people’s IDs

Individuals can purchase a new ID in Columbia for just $11.

Nicole Galloway sworn in as Missouri State Auditor

Galloway said she’ll work toward protecting taxpayers’ money and holding government offices accountable.

State legislators need to make the ‘Missouri Promise’

Our state is creating a deadly precedent when it comes to education funding, and it’s time for that to change.

Three separate bills considered to regulate TNCs

Senate Bill 351, House Bill 792 and House Bill 781 all work to create a statewide set of regulations for Transportation Network Companies.