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Missouri budget amendment drawing ad spending

A conservative group has spent an estimated $670,000 so far on TV ads encouraging Missouri voters to back a proposed constitutional amendment limiting the governor’s budget-cutting powers.

Analysis: GOP hopes Obama is key to Senate control

Struggling to preserve their Senate majority, Democrats are attacking Republicans over Medicare and Social Security in Louisiana, spending cuts in Arkansas, off-shore jobs in New Hampshire and women’s issues in Colorado.

Mayor Struemph won't seek re-election

Jefferson City Mayor Eric Struemph announced today that he will not seek re-election in 2015.

Republicans worry Missouri not prepared for Ebola

Some Republican lawmakers questioned Wednesday whether emergency responders have the training and resources to handle a potential Ebola outbreak in Missouri.

Big contributions, spending: Looking at campaign finance reports

On Friday, the Washington, D.C.-based Republican State Leadership Committee gave another $10,700 to the RSLC-Missouri PAC — bringing its total donation to the Missouri political action committee to $210,700.

Kehoe leads area candidates in regular fundraising

Third-quarter finance reports tell story up to end of September

Incumbent state Sen. Mike Kehoe, R-Jefferson City, was the biggest Mid-Missouri fundraiser among candidates filing reports with the Missouri Ethics Commission for the period from July 1 to Sept. 30.

Joyce targeted in TV ad by Washington-based GOP group

According to a television ad that started airing Tuesday, Cole County Presiding Circuit Judge Pat Joyce is “groovy” for “radical environmentalists.”

6 days of early voting up for Missouri vote

Voters could have an extra six days to cast ballots during the 2016 presidential election if a proposal to change the Missouri Constitution gets enough support on Election Day.

Army War College revokes Sen. John Walsh's degree

The U.S. Army War College revoked Democratic Sen. John Walsh's master's degree after an investigation completed Friday concluded that he plagiarized a research paper required to graduate.

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Commissioner candidates debate Callaway County issues at forum

Callaway County Presiding Commissioner Gary Jungermann-R, and his challenger, Janet Gruer-D, debated local issues in the county at Thursday night’s candidate forum at Fulton City Hall.

‘Better Courts’ urges Joyce to return lawyer contributions

Incumbent Cole County Circuit Judge Pat Joyce should return any campaign contributions she has received from lawyers who argue cases in her courtroom, a Jefferson City lobbyist said Wednesday.

Our Opinion: Local race attracts $100,000 from D.C.

News Tribune editorial

The money has an unpleasant aroma. Brian Stumpe, a candidate for Cole County circuit judge, has received a $100,000 campaign contribution from the Republican State Leadership Committee (RSLC), based in Washington, D.C.

Stumpe, RSLC comment on large campaign donation

In Cole County judicial race

Republican Brian Stumpe said late Monday his campaign received a $100,000 contribution this weekend because “my conservative record is in line with the type of candidates” the Washington, D.C.-based Republican State Leadership Committee supports.

Local governments, agencies need to pay more attention to 'Sunshine'

Report of "Sunshine Law" compliance based on nearly 300 audit reports over two-year period.

Stumpe gets $100,000 from national GOP group

Brian Stumpe’s campaign for Cole County circuit judge is $100,000 richer this week, thanks to the Washington, D.C.,-based Republican State Leadership Committee (RSLC).