Audio: Missouri farmers differ on ballot measure to limit political money, redraw voting districts

Missouri farmers have taken positions on Clean Missouri, the ballot measure that changes the way voting districts are drawn up and limits campaign contributions and lobbyist gifts. Rick Oswald, a former president of the Missouri Farmers Union, favors the measure because he thinks lawmakers have been swayed by the influence of big money.     […]

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Audio: Rusty Black and Dennis Van Dyke participate in forum at NCMC

In a forum held at the campus of North Central Missouri College of Trenton Monday, the two candidates for the Seventh District State Representative in next month’s General Election shared their priorities and goals for entering into 2019. Incumbent Republican Rusty Black of Chillicothe explained his goals had not changed much since he was elected […]

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Audio: Missouri Secretary of State says judges decision creating “mass confusion” at polls

Procedures at Missouri polling places are in question for next month’s election after a judge struck down key elements of the state’s voter ID law Tuesday.     Cole County Circuit Court Judge Richard Callahan overturned the requirement for voters who don’t present a photo ID to sign an affidavit. Missouri Secretary of State Jay […]

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Audio: Vice President Mike Pence stumps for Hawley in SW Missouri

Vice President Mike Pence flew to Springfield to stump for Missouri’s Republican U.S. Senate candidate Josh Hawley Monday. Hawley delivered remarks before introducing Pence in front of roughly 200 people. He drew attention to the pivotal role his race against Democrat Claire McCaskill will have in determining the balance of power in the Senate.   […]

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Missouri Department of Conservation seeking public input on “tenant farmer” hunting privileges

At its August meeting, the Missouri Conservation Commission initially approved a regulation change from the Missouri Department of Conservation that will limit free landowner permits for deer and turkey hunting to only qualifying resident landowners and members of their immediate households age six years or older – starting next year.   MDC is taking public […]

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Missouri Farm Bureau announces positions on upcoming ballot issues

Missouri Farm Bureau, the state’s largest general farm organization, announced its positions on several issues that will be before voters on the November ballot. The state Board of Directors took action based on the grassroots policies developed by and voted upon by representatives of our more than 130,000 member families across Missouri.    Amendment 1 […]

Missouri Department of Conservation to hold public meeting in Kirksville on CWD

The Missouri Department of Conservation invites deer hunters, property owners, and others to a special public meeting to get information and have questions answered about chronic wasting disease (CWD). The meeting will take place Tuesday, Oct. 16, at the MDC Northeast Regional Office, 3500 S. Baltimore St. in Kirksville. It will begin at 6:30 p.m. […]

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Attorney General Hawley fires back in Duck Boat case

Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley fired back in court filings arguing the court should not dismiss the lawsuit filed against Ripley Entertainment, Inc. and Branson Duck Vehicles, LLC alleging violations of the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act, Missouri’s principal consumer protection statute. The filings also argue that the Circuit Court of Taney County is the proper […]

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Audio: SNAP wants Missouri Governor Parson to get involved in clergy investigation

An organization that provides support for victims of sexual abuse is calling on Missouri’s governor to insist that Attorney General Josh Hawley use subpoena powers to expand a statewide clergy sex abuse inquiry.     The Survivors Network for Those Abused by Priests (SNAP) will hold a press conference at the Missouri Capitol in Jefferson […]

Absentee Voting

Absentee ballots for November 6 General Election now available

Absentee ballots for November 6th’s General Election are now available at the Grundy and Livingston County Clerks’ Offices. Registered voters in Grundy and Livingston counties needing to vote absentee may vote at their respective county clerk’s office at the courthouse in Trenton or Chillicothe during regular office hours. The Grundy County Clerk’s Office will be […]

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Audio: Lawsuit from liberal group challenging Missouri’s voter ID law being heard in Jefferson City

A lawsuit challenging Missouri’s voter ID law is being heard in a Jefferson City court. Uzoma N. Nkwonta of the Washington law firm Perkins Coie is representing the Democratic-aligned group Priorities USA before the court. He said a constitutional amendment passed by voters in 2016 did not permit the state legislature to pass a restrictive […]