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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...

GOP-Led Legislature Weighing Veto Override On Gun Measure

AP | Posted 09.11.2013 | Politics

BY DAVID A. LIEB, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri lawmakers were deciding Wednesday whether to take the first shot in a poten...

Lawmakers Vow Veto Showdown With Dem Gov

AP | DAVID A. LIEB | Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Income tax cuts? No. Nullification of federal gun-control laws? No. New hurdles for public employee unions? No. Again and agai...

GOP-Backed Battle Turns Intense Over Dem's Veto

AP | DAVID A. LIEB | Posted 10.27.2013 | Politics

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Millions of dollars spent broadcasting ads. Alarming fliers and phone calls targeting homes. Politicians barnstorming from...

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...

Dem Gov Vetoes Controversial Gun Bill

AP | DAVID A. LIEB | Posted 09.04.2013 | Politics

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed legislation Friday that would have made it a crime for federal agents to attempt to enforce federal gun l...

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...