Four Republican candidates have announced their intentions to run for the District 18 Missouri State Senate seat. Brian Munzlinger currently holds the seat but will be unable to run again because of term limits which […]
College voters know a lot about who is running in the presidential election this November, but information regarding the candidates running for Missouri’s highest office is a little bit harder to come by. A survey […]
Eric Greitens, Republican nominee for Missouri governor, visited his Kirksville campaign office on Friday, Aug 26 at 5:30 p.m. as part of his General Election Kickoff tour. The office, located at 212 N Franklin St., […]
The presidential primaries are in motion, Super Tuesday has come and gone with media and candidate attention emphasizing the iconic day. With all of the hype placed on Super Tuesday, it’s fair to wonder to […]
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Students who travel to Iowa for their first Iowa caucus rallies may be surprised by the variety of events and the people who attend them. No two rallies are exactly alike, each differing in location, […]
The Iowa caucus process tends to be a bit of a mystery to outsiders and can seem daunting for many Iowa voters. While the process for Democratic caucuses is very deliberative and involves voters physically […]
Supporters of Ted Cruz envision their own way to reform Washington, a mindset that is similar to religious and constitutional fundamentalism. It was undeniable that terms such as Constitution, anti-establishment, Bible and God dominated the […]
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson hosted a rally Saturday evening in West Des Moines, Iowa. Here some of the main points of interest. 1. In response to a student’s question about Carson’s plan to keep […]
[easingsliderpro id=”14″] Midterm election results for Adair County officially were released tonight at 8:41 p.m. Below are the election results for Adair County. Statewide races and races involving other counties only reflect the results from […]
Americans have long grown used to the constant fighting between Republicans and Democrats. After all, there’s no one alive to remember a time before these parties existed. However, this does not mean that the two-party system is […]
Last Wednesday, Sept. 10, the Missouri General Assembly conducted its annual veto override session. According to the Missouri Senate’s website, Governor Jay Nixon vetoed a record 33 bills this year. The republican-led congress overrode about a third of the vetoes up for discussion during the override session.
Of the many contentious tax cut bills which were vetoed and strongly opposed by Governor Nixon, congress chose to focus its attention on only a few, allowing other vetoes to stand without debate.
Below is a breakdown of notable bills debated last week based on data compiled from the Missouri Governor, Senate and House websites. This list is not exhaustive, but includes well-known bills and bills with a wide impact.