Missouri lawmakers have left Jefferson City for their annual spring break.
Radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh will be inducted this year into the Hall of Famous Missourians. The news comes as the conservative commentator is under fire for comments he made on his nationally-syndicated show last week.
Limbaugh called Georgetown University law school student Sandra Fluke a “slut” and a “prostitute” after she spoke last week before a group of congressional Democrats in favor of President Obama’s birth control mandate for religious employers. Limbaugh has since apologized while several advertisers have left his show. Despite the controversy, House Speaker Steven Tilley (R, Perryville) is moving forward with plans to induct Limbaugh into the Hall.
Updated 5:21 p.m. with Gov. Nixon asking for nominees for new citizens commission
The Missouri Supreme Court has struck down new state Senate districts and ordered a further legal review of new U.S. House districts.
The rulings Tuesday add fresh uncertainty for the 2012 election year, just weeks before candidates are to begin filing for office.
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