Archive | May, 2014

Capitol Connection: End of Session 2014

Lawmakers Conclude 2014 Session: The gavel fell on the second and final session of the 97th Missouri General Assembly at 6:00 p.m. Friday, May 16, closing out a year that had grown increasingly more partisan, with Democratic Governor Jay Nixon at odds with the super-majority Republican legislature. The session did see the passage of the […]

for the week ending May 16, 2014

Lawmakers Conclude 2014 Session: The gavel fell on the second and final session of the 97th Missouri General Assembly at 6:00 p.m. Friday, closing out a year that had grown increasingly more partisan, with Democratic Governor Jay Nixon at odds with the super-majority Republican legislature. The session did see the passage of the first income […]

for the week ending May 9, 2014

Legislature Moves into Final Week: State lawmakers turned back Governor Nixon’s veto of a $620 million tax cut in dramatic fashion this week, with one lone Democrat joining 108 House Republicans to achieve the needed two-thirds majority vote. The Senate easily spiked the veto by a 23-8 margin. Lawmakers ended the week by approving the […]