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A bill introduced by the senate would reduce the lifetime limit of food stamps

JEFFERSON CITY - A "downright failure" is what Sen. David Sater, R-southwest Missouri, called the current welfare situation in Missouri in front of the Seniors, Family, and Children committee.

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Gov. Nixon delivers 2015 State of the State address

JEFFERSON CITY – Below is the text of the 2015 State of the State address, given Wednesday night by Gov. Jay Nixon to a joint session of the Missouri General Assembly in Jefferson City:

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Patrol addresses cold weather water safety

Colonel Ron Replogle, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, urges everyone to be especially careful and aware around the state's many bodies of water during the winter months. Some areas of Missouri have experienced mild temperatures thus far, while others have seen single digit temperatures, snow, and ice. Regardless of where you live in Missouri, winter will affect the state's lakes and rivers. Please keep these safety tips in mind.

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Shrinking revenue forces MoDOT to cut back maintenance for state roadways

JEFFERSON CITY - The Missouri Department of Transportation proposed to only maintain less than 25 percent of Missouri's roadways due to diminishing revenue.

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Kander, Schmitt announce bipartisan legislation to protect seniors from financial fraud

Secretary of State Jason Kander today announced he will push for legislation to protect seniors from financial fraud. Sen. Eric Schmitt (R-Glendale) has filed the bill and is working closely with Kander on the issue. The bill provides financial industry professionals with more tools to prevent seniors from losing their savings and promotes collaboration between industry professionals and state agencies that serve seniors and investigate financial exploitation.

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