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House-passed bill nullifying federal gun laws debated during Senate committee hearing

JEFFERSON CITY - With only weeks left in the legislative session, senators considered a House-passed bill that would nullify any federal attempt to limit gun ownership in Missouri.

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Lawmakers urged to prohibit regulation on wood burning heaters

JEFFERSON CITY - The Department of Natural Resources would be prohibited from regulating wood burning heaters and appliances under a proposed measure.

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Green Sales Tax Holiday (April 19-25) means savings on energy-efficient appliances

           JEFFERSON CITY – Missouri’s sixth annual Show-Me Green Sales Tax holiday, which provides shoppers in Missouri with the opportunity to save on energy-efficient appliances begins Saturday, April 19 and runs through Friday, April 25.

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Missouri lawmakers approve income tax cut bill for Rules

JEFFERSON CITY - Without any alterations, the Missouri Ways and Means Committee voted to pass an income tax cut bill onto the House Rules committee.  Legislative staff estimate the bill would cost the state $620 million in tax collections.

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Gov. Nixon announces $22 million education budget cuts during press conference

JEFFERSON CITY - Gov. Jay Nixon announced $22 million in education budget cuts during a press conference on Thursday, blaming the legislature and a decline in Missouri gambling.

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