Bob Dixon

Government
10:01 am
Tue April 9, 2013

Too Late To Revise Missouri's Criminal Code?

A Missouri Senate committee has wrapped up nearly a full month of hearings into a bill that would revise the state’s criminal code.  It would create a new class of felonies and misdemeanors, give judges more flexibility in sentencing, and modernize the language used in the criminal code. 

The bill is sponsored by Senate Minority Floor Leader Jolie Justus.

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Government
9:27 am
Fri February 1, 2013

Missouri Senate More Open To Tax Credits

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The Missouri Senate passed two sets of tax credit legislation.  So far this year, the Senate may no longer be the place where tax credits go to die.

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Government
9:31 am
Fri January 4, 2013

Task Force Recommends Steps To Combat Child Sexual Abuse

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A task force has released its recommendations on combatting sexual abuse of children in Missouri. 

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Government
10:11 am
Tue December 4, 2012

Lawmakers Seek Tax Credit & Lobbying Reforms

Missouri Capitol in Jefferson City.

Missouri lawmakers in both chambers are pre-filing bills for next year’s regular session.  Much of the legislation pre-filed in the State Senate so far deals with tax credits.

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