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PSC staff testimony questions overearnings claim

The Public Service Commission’s staff didn’t ask their bosses to pursue an “overearnings” case against Ameren Missouri because the staff didn’t think the company’s earnings had reached that level, staff members told the five-member commission this week.

Attack begins on Ameren 'overearnings'

Greg Meyer spent 29 years as a Missouri Public Service Commission staff member, “had a weekend of retirement” and then began working as a consultant for Chesterfield-based Brubaker and Associates.

Council committee endorses new ‘building official’ job, rights of way changes

Jefferson City soon could have a new “building official” handling some building inspection and supervising some staff. The city council’s Public Works and Planning Committee endorsed the idea Thursday, along with recommending that the council also approve three rights of way changes.

Discipline complaint filed against Osage County sheriff

Osage County Sheriff Michael R. Dixon Jr. has 30 days to answer the Missouri Public Safety department’s complaint that his peace officer’s certification should be disciplined.

Public Safety department wants to discipline sheriff's license

Osage County Sheriff Michael Dixon has 30 days to answer the Missouri's Public Safety department's complaint that Dixon's peace officer's certification should be disciplined.

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Blunt: Senate failing on highway funding bill

Missouri transportation officials, and their counterparts in other states, are waiting for Congress to pass a new national highway funding bill.

Supreme Court passes on ruling about candidate’s qualifications

A state representative candidate’s name will remain on the Aug. 5 Democratic primary ballot in St. Louis, even though Secretary of State Jason Kander tried to remove it.

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Faith has created travel, social activist paths for local minister

This coming Friday, the Rev. David (Dave) Henry and three members of Jefferson City’s First Presbyterian Church will leave Missouri for another mission trip to the Amazon rain forest in Peru.

Money changing hands for November state Senate races

Two Mid-Missouri state Senate seats are up for election this year.

3rd District GOP candidates offer differing views of job

Mid-Missouri Republicans can nominate one of three candidates to serve in Congress from the 3rd Congressional District for the next two years — incumbent Blaine Luetkemeyer of St. Elizabeth and two challengers, Leonard Steinman of Jefferson City and John Morris of St. Peters.

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