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State and Regional News

McCaskill in Washington, Mo. Calling for Upgrades in Roads and Bridges

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill today joined Mayor Sandy Lucy in Washington, Mo. to call for upgrading the region’s roads, bridges, and critical infrastructure—a move McCaskill says would boost jobs and business opportunities.

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Missouri a leading state in Mental Health First Aid, Gov. Nixon announces

• Administration’s efforts have helped make Missouri a leading state in training people how to respond to mental health illness
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Addressing law enforcement officers at a Mental Health First Aid training in Columbia today, Gov. Jay Nixon said that Missouri is leading the way in efforts to help people understand and effectively respond to the signs of mental illness.

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House gives initial approval to measure removing legal hurdle for red light camera fines

JEFFERSON CITY - A bill given first-round approval by the Missouri House on Wed, Mar. 12, would remove a legal hurdle that would then allow cities to enforce red light and speed camera fines.
Rep. Dave Hinson, R-St. Clair, sponsored the measure.

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Lawmakers push for a transparent execution process in Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY - If a Senate measure is passed Missourians would know who is providing the drugs to execute inmates. 

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Missouri lawmakers urged to allow trespassing on private property to retrieve hunting dogs

JEFFERSON CITY - Missouri hunters would be allowed to trespass to retrieve their hunting dogs under a measure presented to a legislative committee.

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