Legislation

Legislature passes Gregory’s carjacking law

Pictured above: Rep. David Gregory addresses the Tesson Ferry Republican Club in July 2018. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Anna Lewis Missouri News Network The Missouri House passed a slew of legislation April 15, including bills that deal with carjacking, an emergency income tax extension and digital driver’s licenses. Lawmakers passed HB 966, sponsored by

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Circuit breaker credit up for debate

By Tom Coulter Columbia Missourian JEFFERSON CITY — Low-income seniors who pay rent in Missouri could soon be disqualified from receiving a property tax credit if a bill up for perfection this week is approved. Senate Bill 208 would limit the Senior Citizens Property Tax Credit to Missouri homeowners, marking a major change to a tax

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Legislation adding money to foundation formula takes it away from south county

Pictured above: Mehlville’s John Cary Early Childhood students Emma Kitchell and Yaneli Juarez-Carrillo check out their playground the first week at school in August 2018. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Legislation that would add money to Missouri’s foundation formula for public schools is being considered by the Legislature, but even with extra money spent

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Sunset Hills reading of bills will stay the same

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  The number of times a bill is heard at the Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen will stay the same after aldermen rejected legislation that would amend procedures for a second reading of a bill at the same meeting. Bill No. 41, introduced at the Dec. 11 Board of Aldermen

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Murphy’s first bill is check on Bell’s power

Pictured above: Wesley Bell is sworn in as the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney by Judge George W. Draper III on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, after defeating former Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch in an historic upset. Bell is the first Black prosecuting attorney for St. Louis County in its history. Photo by Erin Achenbach.  Newly elected

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