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Laura Bassett

Missouri Governor Vetoes 'Extreme And Disrespectful' Anti-Abortion Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 07.03.2014 | Politics

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon (D) vetoed a bill on Wednesday that would have tripled the state's mandatory waiting period before an abortion to 72 hours, ev...

Battle Lines Drawn Over Dem Gov's Veto

The Kansas City Star | Jason Hancock | Posted 09.22.2013 | Politics

Whether or not Missouri fires the next shot in an ongoing economic border war with Kansas may come down to a battle between two men: Democratic Gov. J...

Laura Bassett

Missouri Legislature Overturns Veto Of Birth Control Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.13.2012 | Politics

The Republican-controlled Missouri State Legislature voted on Wednesday to override Gov. Jay Nixon's (D) veto of a bill that would allow employers and...