Greitens Greets Kirksville

September 4, 2016

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., […]


Will Missouri matter?

March 13, 2016

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 […]

Iowa Caucus Coverage

Cruz’s supporters loyal to his vision

February 1, 2016

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 […]

No Picture

Election Results for Adair County

November 4, 2014

[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 […]


Two Parties Aren’t Enough

November 4, 2014

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 […]

Arts & Entertainment

Let’s talk about socks

October 1, 2014

No, that’s not a typo in the headline. Yes, this is a column about socks. Wait, just hear me out! You might think to yourself, “A sock is a sock, what’s there to talk about?” […]


Results of Missouri 2014 veto session

September 19, 2014

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.