Republicans in Missouri are praising Monday's ruling by a federal judge in Virginia that declared portions of the new federal health care law unconstitutional. The Missouri Republican Party released a statement criticizing Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill for supporting the bill.
Governor Jay Nixon has picked a new Director for the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. Sarah Parker Pauley, 45, will succeed former Director Mark Templeton, who left the DNR to run a trust fund for victims of the BP oil spill. She told reporters her priorities include promoting clean energy use.
Gov. Jay Nixon is opposing efforts to end a Missouri tax break for some low-income seniors and disabled residents.
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