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Missouri Senator Dan Hegeman: Improving Missouri’s Business and Legal Climates

Missouri State Senator Dan Hegeman represents parts of northern Clay County. For more information on our Opinion Section and why we publish these updates from legislators please click HERE. Our judicial system was founded on the principle that a person is innocent until proven guilty. Unfortunately, recent Supreme Court rulings …

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Missouri State Senator Ryan Silvey Will Not be Chair of Appropriations Committee

The Kansas City Star is reporting that Clay County Senator Ryan Silvey will not be chairman of the powerful Senate Appropriations Committee. The committee has major influence over the state’s $27 billion dollar budget. According to the report, Silvey is saying it’s because of his votes on Right to Work …

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Auditor Galloway releases audits of Missouri House of Representatives and Senate

Reports address open records, lobbyist contributions, policy concerns  JEFFERSON CITY, Mo – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway has released audits of the Missouri House and Senate legislative bodies. The audits were conducted as part of a series of regular reviews by the Auditor’s Office, and identified issues related to open …

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Citizen Voices: The Founding Fathers vision and why it’s relevant in the next 3 weeks in Missouri

the northland news citizen voices

Do you live like a Founding Father? Or do you live your life the way they intended for you? The Founding Fathers had a vision for a free country Where Americans could live day to day without government meddling in your affairs. Without government taking your property without due process …

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State Senator Ryan Silvey Proposes Changes to Term Limits and Make-Up of General Assembly

Missouri State Senator Ryan Silvey represents a large portion of Clay County Missouri. He has proposed a bill, SJR 26, for the 2016 legislative session that would alter the current term limits for senators and representatives in the state legislature. It also would significantly change the make-up of both the …

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Representative Jon Carpenter: 2015 Veto Session Capitol Report

State Representative Jon Carpenter

Representative Jon Carpenter represents parts of the Kansas City Northland, Gladstone, and the Oaks Villages. He is also the Minority Caucus Vice-Chair. This is his September 18 newsletter. You can follow Carpenter on Facebook. For more information on our Opinion Section please click here. A Word From Jon The Missouri legislature met this …

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From the Office of Ken Wilson May 15, 2015

Missouri State Representative Ken Wilson represents district 12 in the Missouri State House of Representatives. This is his May 7, 2015 newsletter. In it he discusses his frustrations with the lack of negotiations early in the legislative process. For more information on our Opinion Section please click here. Checks and balances, the backbone of the …

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Nick King: End of Session Capitol Report

Missouri State Representative Nick King

Missouri State Representative Nick King represents district 17 which is in eastern Clay County, Missouri. This is his May 15, 2015 newsletter. In it he discusses the end of the 2015 legislative session in Jefferson City. For more information on our Opinion Section please click here. Today the Missouri legislature has crossed the finish …

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State Representative Nick King – Capitol Report 4-10-15

  Missouri State Representative Nick King represents Missouri House District-17 here in Clay County, Missouri. This is his April 10 Capitol Report. Tax Amnesty HB 384 Has Landed on Governor Nixon’s Desk. The state would generate millions of dollars in additional revenue under a plan now on its way to …

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State Representative Nick King’s Capitol Report 4-3-15

Missouri State Representative Nick King represents Missouri House District-17 here in Clay County, Missouri. This is his April 3 Capitol Report. Ethics Reform Missouri House takes up Senate Bill 11 The members of the Missouri House returned from their annual Spring Break to discuss and pass legislation that would strengthen …

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