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Supporters of raising Missouri's minimum wage and limiting payday loans have submitted petitions to get the measures on the November ballot.
The Missouri GOP filed an ethics complaint yesterday against Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill. At issue are fundraising comments McCaskill made in an interview on MSNBC with Chris Mathews.
The Missouri House has given first-round approval to legislation that would expand tax breaks for auto parts manufacturers. Ford and General Motors already have access to the incentives.
This week on Talking Politics we speak with Columbia state Senator Kurt Schaefer about the budget-making process.