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Posted Monday, June 1, 2015 - 20:38

Missouri lawmakers have once again proven that doing nothing to address racial profiling in traffic stops does nothing to fix the problem of racial profiling.

Posted Monday, June 1, 2015 - 09:20

With new data just in from the Missouri Ethics Commission about gifts given to legislators in April, here are your updated rankings for 2015 lobbyist gift receipients:

Posted Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 16:38

It is past time for Republican leadership to acknowledge the problem with paying women less for the same work and act to solve it.

Posted Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 15:27

Representative Robert Cornejo (R-St. Peters) recently sat down with St. Louis Public Radio to talk about everything from his running for House Majority Leader to ALEC’s so-called ‘right to work' legislation.

Cornejo who has voted against ‘right to work’ said, “I was born and raised in a union household.  My dad was a union electrician and still is to this day.” He adds:

Posted Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 12:30

The Progress Missouri team worked hard this session to hold politicians accountable, call out extremism, and amplify Missouri heroes’ commitment to improving our state. Here’s a sampling of extremism we’ve exposed and work we’ve accomplished so far this year.

Posted Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 11:28

Missouri’s coverage ban hurts the women insurance should benefit most - women who have paid monthly premiums because the odds are they can't pay a lump sum cost when a health care need arises.

Posted Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 13:46

Here's why Sen. Paul Wieland (R-Imperial) opposes ALEC's so-called 'right to work' legislation.

Posted Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 12:32

Yesterday the voices of Missouri home health care workers filled the halls of the Capitol. Dozens of workers and consumers of home care in Missouri gathered to call on Governor Nixon to implement an already agreed upon pay raise.

Posted Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 10:29

Three years without Medicaid expansion has caused three hospitals to close, kept 300,000 people in the coverage gap, eliminated 1,800 jobs, and led to the deaths of 700 Missourians each year.

Posted Friday, May 15, 2015 - 16:02

What did we learn from the 2015 legislative session?

It's never been more clear that the politicians running our legislature have lost connection with their constituents -- and reality. Let's break down a few ways we've observed this:

Politics trumped people... again

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