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State and Regional News

Early voting amendment would open polls six extra days

JEFFERSON CITY - An early-voting amendment on Missouri's November ballot would give Missourians six days prior to the November general election to cast their ballot, excluding weekends.

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The power of spending may not lie solely with the governor

JEFFERSON CITY - Missouri's legislature would have power to override budget withholdings by the governor under proposed constitutional amendment that will be on the Nov. 4 ballot.
Amendment 10 cleared the legislature this spring in response to a 2013 state Supreme Court decision that handed the governor broad powers to control state spending approved by the legislature.

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Two St. James men seek state rep post

    Two political newcomers are seeking the office of 120th District State Representative in the November 4 election, with Republican Jason Chipman squaring off against Democrat Zech Hockersmith. Each candidate was contacted by Three Rivers Publishing and given an opportunity to share their thoughts on running for judge. Their responses follow.

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Four amendments to the MO Constitution to appear on ballot

There are four statewide ballot measures that Missouri voters will decide in the November 4, 2014 General Election. The following is a brief overview of the proposed amendments to the Missouri Constitution.

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GOP congressman faces Democratic challenger

    Incumbent Jason Smith, a Republican, is facing Democrat Barbara Stocker in the race for Congressional Representative in Missouri Eighth District in the upcoming November election.
    Each candidate was contacted by Three Rivers Publishing and given an opportunity to share their thoughts on running for Congress. Their responses follow.

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