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Lawmakers consider override on school transfers veto

JEFFERSON CITY - The thorny and complicated problem of student transfers from unaccredited school districts will be back before the Missouri Senate when the legislature's veto session convenes Wednesday, Sept. 10.

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Lawmakers push for legislation to combat nuisance properties

JEFFERSON CITY - Property owners in urban areas would have more power to go after absentee landlords and nusiance property owners if a bill pending a veto override goes into effect.
The original bill would have expanded who could seek court action against a nuisance to include more types of neighborhood associations and nearby property owners.

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Missouri lawmakers push to ban radio tracking devices in schools

JEFFERSON CITY - Children in Missouri's schools would not have to fear being electronically tracked if the governor's veto of bill banning radio frequency identification devices in schools is overridden.

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Vetoed bill deregulates E-cigarettes while barring sales to minors

JEFFERSON CITY - Restricting e-cigarette sales to minors while exempting the product from tobacco regulation is at the heart of the debate over the vetoed e-cigarette bill.

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Abortion veto to be debated

JEFFERSON CITY - Missouri's House speaker expressed confidence the state legislature will override of Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of a bill that would make it more difficult to get an abortion is a likely outcome.

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A month after Ferguson, Missouri will discuss gun rights

JEFFERSON CITY - A month after the police shooting in Ferguson, gun rights and firearms safety will be among the vetoed bills that come before the Missouri legislature's Wednesday veto session.
The measure would make several modifications to Missouri gun laws.

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