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Audio: Missouri community of Joplin offering $200 million package trying to land massive GM battery plant

A growing southwest Missouri city is offering millions of dollars in tax incentives to General Motors (GM), in an effort to land a new GM factory. Reporter Ty Albright from our Joplin affiliate KZRG has the story.     Joplin Chamber of Commerce President Toby Teeter says the city is offering a $200 Million package […]

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Audio: Bill’s sponsor says prescription drug monitoring program will come up again in January

A statewide prescription drug monitoring program will have to wait at least another year in Missouri. The measure passed the House but did not get a vote in the Senate before the legislative session ended Friday.     The Republican says a group of conservative state senators kept PDMP from getting a vote before the […]

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Audio: Missouri Senate deadlock is over but get ready for lengthy showdown on abortion bill

The Missouri Senate’s deadlock is over but get ready for another lengthy showdown.     Governor Parson and members of his own party have reached a deal on a bill motivated by a possible General Motors expansion. The six-member Senate Conservative Caucus ultimately gave up its 26-hour fight in exchange for an abortion proposal debate […]