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Judge stays Dixon license revocation

Dixon can continue serving as sheriff while he appeals Public Safety department's license revocation.

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Senate approves $400 million in building repairs

Capitol overhaul, LU and Linn State top area projects

Sometime in the next couple of years, the Thomas Jefferson statue, the Capitol’s south steps and the protective roof all will disappear so work crews can repair major problems with the Capitol’s foundation.

Senate rejects pay raise for lawmakers, officials

The Missouri Senate voted 31-3 to reject pay raises proposed last November by the Missouri Citizens Compensation Committee.

Pay hikes go into effect unless senators pass resolution today

Senate skipped vote Wednesday on rejecting own raises

Unless state Sen. Rob Schaaf changes his mind and makes another attempt this morning to get a Senate vote, Missouri’s senators have allowed pay raises for lawmakers and the six statewide elected officials to go into effect because they took no vote on Wednesday.

Lawmakers, state officials to receive pay raises

Missouri state lawmakers and statewide elected officials will be getting a pay raise, after two senators launched a mini-filibuster blocking the resolution that would have blocked the raises.

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Osage County commissioners seek Dixon ouster

The Osage County Commission wants Sheriff Michael Dixon out of office after the state Public Safety department on Monday revoked his license to be a law officer.

Rural prosecutors oppose bills to restructure offices

State Sen. Bob Dixon wants to give counties the option of joining together and sharing one full-time prosecutor rather than having part-time prosecutors with private law practices.

Dixon's law officer's license revoked

Osage County sheriff has 30 days to appeal

Missouri’s Public Safety department revoked Osage County Sheriff Michael Dixon’s peace officer’s license Monday.

Auditor: State has too many aircraft

Missouri government owns 19 aircraft — and that’s too many, State Auditor Tom Schweich said in an 18-page report released Monday.

Auditor: Missouri has too many state airplanes

Missouri government owns 19 aircraft — and that's too many, State Auditor Tom Schweich said today in an 18-page report.

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