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Penalties increase for poaching in the state of Missouri

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and the Missouri legislature and governor have taken actions to increase penalties for those caught poaching Missouri game animals and other native wildlife species.  Missouri Governor Michael Parson signed HB260 into law July 11. Called the Poaching Bill, it significantly raises fines for those convicted of illegally taking Missouri […]

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Mexican national sentenced to 30 years for methamphetamine trafficking, illegally reentering the U.S.

A Mexican national was sentenced in federal court for attempting to sell about 15 pounds of methamphetamine to an undercover law enforcement officer after illegally reentering the United States. Javier Corona-Verduzco, 36, of Montclair, Calif., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Stephen R. Bough to 30 years in federal prison without parole. The court also […]

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Audio: State Auditor says Missouri Revenue Department makes another slip up – this time an illegal one

State Auditor Nicole Galloway says the Missouri Revenue Department illegally changed tax withholdings in January to over-withhold taxes for more than half of Missouri taxpayers. During a press conference today at the state Capitol in Jefferson City, Galloway says the agency failed to go through the correct rulemaking process.     Galloway says the agency […]