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Posted Monday, July 27, 2015 - 13:08

Rep. Jay Barnes (R-Jefferson City) wrote about Planned Parenthood recently, comparing the organization's leaders to slave holders.

Posted Saturday, July 25, 2015 - 09:01

A group of extreme anti-abortion activists secretly recorded and heavily edited videos that make outrageous claims against Planned Parenthood and the care they provide. But we aren't fooled and you shouldn't be either.

Posted Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 15:37

In an interview with KMOX, Rex Sinquefield said raising the minimum wage is an "injustice" on par with racist police practices.

Posted Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 15:21

As Jefferson City politicians head off to ALEC's 2015 Junket in San Diego, we can't help but wonder who is picking up the tab.

Posted Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 16:30

Governor Nixon signed the first bill advancing sexual health education in over a decade for Missouri. The bill, HB 501, was sponsored by Rep. Genise Montecillo (D-St. Louis) and requires information about internet safety and the dangers of sexting to be added to sex education law.

Posted Monday, July 13, 2015 - 16:50

The Dent County Commission, Darrell Skiles, Gary Larson and Dennis Purcell, unanimously voted to observe a year of mourning in light of the SCOTUS marriage equality ruling.

Posted Friday, July 10, 2015 - 12:28

Sen. McCaskill agrees with Gov. Nixon that it is outrageous LGBT Missourians can legally be discriminated against.

Posted Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 13:44

When questioned about his stance on anti-discrimination legislation, Rep. Caleb Rowden was unable to give a clear answer.

Posted Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 11:09

Brownback's education cuts are becoming too much for Kansas teachers to handle.

Posted Saturday, July 4, 2015 - 14:27

ALEC, Ethics Reform, Rex Sinquefield

Deanna Hemphill, a registered lobbyist with Rex Sinquefield-backed Pelopidas LLC, and Peggy Brand, a registered lobbyist with Celgene Corporation, are the 2015 private sector Missouri chairs for this summer’s American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) junket, scheduled to be held in San Diego later this month.


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