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The general election campaign would be even longer under a bill presented to a Senate committee Monday

JEFFERSON CITY -  Missouri's campaign season would be extended by two months under a measure presented to a Senate committee.

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Lawmakers are back to discussing Medicaid reform

JEFFERSON CITY - Missouri's Medicaid health care program for the lower income would undergo major changes under a measure heard by a House committee Monday, May 10.

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Marijuana legalization debate reaches Missouri

    JEFFERSON CITY - Missouri would follow Colorado in legalizing pot under a measure presented to a House committee Monday.

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Gov. Nixon adds $3.5 million for heating assistance for low-income families to FY14 supplemental budget request

JEFFERSON CITY – Gov. Jay Nixon today amended his supplemental budget request for the current fiscal year to include $3.5 million in general revenue for the Utilicare program, which provides fuel and utility assistance for low-income Missourians.

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State employee health center to open in Jefferson City, Gov. Nixon announces

• Access to care keeps state employee health costs low, Governor says
JEFFERSON CITY – Gov. Jay Nixon today joined leaders from the Missouri Consolidated Health Care Plan (MCHCP) to announce that the Strive for Wellness Health Center which will provide convenient health care to MCHCP-enrolled state employees will be open on March 17 on the fourth floor of the Truman Building in Jefferson City. The center will be staffed by an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner and two Medical Assistants.

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