Posts Tagged: politics


Bills would change up Illinois primary, campaign financing

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – The Illinois electoral system would see changes under proposals in the state legislature, including ones on primaries a...

Milhaven: “John Hancock Either Ignorant or a Liar”


Missouri GOP bristles at mandates, but sometimes uses them

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Republican lawmakers in Missouri’s Capitol often bristle at rules and requirements handed down from the federal...

Illinois politician repays $40,000 for office renovations

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Associated Press has learned that Illinois Republican Rep. Aaron Schock has personally reimbursed the government $40,000 f...

Governor Rauner: ‘Bad’ lawmakers stand in the way of change

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Gov. Bruce Rauner is asking farmers to help him go after troublesome lawmakers and protect those who support his agenda...

Missourians challenge constitutional amendments

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Critics are arguing to the Missouri Supreme Court that two Missouri constitutional amendments guaranteeing the right ...

Supreme Court rules against Department of Revenue

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Missouri Supreme Court judges say the state Department of Revenue went too far to tax a fitness club. The high court ...

Missouri lawmaker seeks to ban plastic bag bans

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – A Missouri lawmaker is bucking national trends toward reducing use of plastic bags and instead is pushing legislation...

Missouri Republicans divided over gubernatorial candidates

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — State Republicans say a primary battle for the Missouri governor’s race in 2016 threatens to divide the party. Candida...

Missouri Senate to consider voter ID legislation

Jefferson City, MO – The Missouri Senate will consider measures to require voters to show a photo ID at the polls – a legislative effort t...