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Tax Amnesty Bill Heads Back to the House

Apr 13, 2015
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A bill to remove any penalties for taxpayers who agree to pay back their delinquent taxes will head back to the Missouri house for further review.

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A Senate bill intended to fix issues with Missouri's student transfer law could cost more than $200 million to implement next fiscal year. 

House Endorses Measure Aiding Missouri Dairy Farmers

Jan 29, 2015

  Assistance for Missouri's dairy farmers appears to be one of the first bills the Legislature will send to Gov. Jay Nixon.

The House gave initial approval to the dairy farm bill Wednesday and the Senate is expected to pass its version Thursday.

An MU professor’s research was used to help write a bill that is headed to President Obama's desk. 

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Legislation pending before Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon would require new oversight of some unlicensed child care centers.

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People running short of money could have a new alternative for getting some quick cash under legislation pending before Democratic Governor Jay Nixon.

The bill would make it profitable for Missouri-based banks to offer short-term cash advances, similar to payday loans.

Some nationally chartered banks already offer the short-term loans with fees of about $50 on a $500 loan. Missouri law had allowed such loans, but the Missouri Bankers Association says that few banks offered them because the law set the maximum fee too low.

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The age older youth could re-enter foster care would be raised from 18 to 21 under new legislation approved by the Missouri Senate on Thursday.

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A Missouri House committee is considering legislation making it harder for employees to win lawsuits over workplace discrimination.

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Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is preparing to sign legislation intended to help more military veterans receive on-the-job training for private-sector employment.