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Schaefer wins another term in Missouri Senate 19

Nov 7, 2012
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Incumbent State Senator Kurt Schaefer met rounds of applause from family and supporters for his victory over challenger Mary Still at his watch party in Columbia’s Holiday Inn Expo Center.

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KBIA’s Ryan Famuliner interviewed State Representative Mary Still, who is running for the 19th District State Senate seat against incumbent Republican Kurt Schaefer. 

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Candidates vying for office faced off at a State and Local Candidates Forum in Columbia last night.  

The candidates sat at a table and debated issues such as tax regulations, road repair, and education.  State Senator Kurt Schaefer, the incumbent candidate for the 19th District seat, spoke about the importance of cooperation among government officials.

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  • Schaefer, Still square off in debate on MU campus
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Schaefer, Still square off in debate on MU campus

Oct 3, 2012
Connor Wist / KBIA

Higher education funding and the state budget were the dominant topics in the most recent state senate debate between incumbent Republican Senator Kurt Schaefer and his Democratic challenger, Representative Mary Still.

Democratic State Representative Mary Still will try to unseat Republican Kurt Schaefer from his 19th district Senate seat in November.

If you tax them, they will quit

May 2, 2012
tobaccofreekids.org

You have probably heard the statistic: Missouri has the lowest cigarette tax in the nation – just 17 cents a pack, compared to the national average of $1.46. In this week's Health & Wealth update, public health advocates want to raise Missouri's tobacco tax to deter people from smoking, and to help offset the costs that tobacco incurs.

Members of the Missouri Student Association traveled to Jefferson City Tuesday to ask state officials to rethink their proposal that would raise student tuition next year.

Nixon softens budget cut to colleges

Feb 7, 2012

Governor Jay Nixon's office announced late Tuesday it may reduce the level of proposed 2013 cuts to higher education by six percent.

Columbia Representative Mary Still says while she's encouraged, she still thinks the cuts are deep.

By Gregory F. Maxwell / Wikimedia commons

A Missouri House member is proposing legislation that would ask voters to approve tougher regulation of certain installment loans.