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“State legislators return to the Capitol today to grapple with far-reaching issues such as how to fix troubled schools and whether to expand the state’s Medicaid program. But given that it’s an election year, most politically sensitive matters may not come up for votes until after March 25. That’s when filing for office closes and incumbents will learn whether they face opponents. All Missouri House seats and half the Senate seats are up for election in November.

Missourian: Boone County legislators push education spending, Medicaid expansion in upcoming session

Missourinet: Proposed background check extension, other gun bills back in front of lawmakers

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AP: Nixon, Missouri lawmakers differ on priorities

Globe: Area residents outline priorities for lawmakers in advance of session

AP: Mo. Legislature agenda includes tax cuts, schools

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