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Missouri voters pass Amendment 3, end radical redistricting effort

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An effort to give Missouri voters a final say on how legislative districts are drawn was successful on election night as voters chose to end a radical redistricting experiment that threatened to upend the state’s pro-business progress. Amendment 3 was passed with 51% of Missourians voting in favor. The passage of Amendment 3 is a […]

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Senate passes redistricting fix

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Lawmakers are making progress on legislation that would empower voters to stop a radical redistricting scheme currently being implemented in the state. On Feb. 10, the Missouri Senate approved Senate Joint Resolution 38 and sent it to the House for consideration. If the resolution receives final passage from the legislature and is approved by voters […]

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Senators voice support for sending redistricting back to voters

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Lawmakers made strong progress this week on legislation that would give voters a chance to revisit a radical redistricting effort currently being implemented in Missouri. The Missouri Senate has given initial approval to Senate Joint Resolution 38, sponsored by Sen. Dan Hegeman, a Republican from Cosby and a 2019 Missouri Chamber Business Champion. If passed […]

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Lawmakers may ask voters to revisit Amendment 1’s radical redistricting

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During the 2018 election, Missouri airwaves were filled with advertisements about an innovative ballot measure that promised to clean up state politics. The multi-million-dollar campaign — bankrolled by out-of-state, anti-business activists — focused on how the Amendment 1 would restrict lobbyist gifts and campaign contributions. The proposal was dubbed “Clean Missouri” and won many endorsements. […]

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Final week — We are fighting for these 12 issues

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Start the countdown — the 2019 Legislative Session ends at 6 p.m. this Friday. Lawmakers are hastening to finalize bills, and the Missouri Chamber is focused on advocating for 12 important legislative issues that are poised to cross the finish line and land on the governor’s desk. As we continue to work in the state […]

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Fixing Clean Missouri

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Missouri lawmakers are making progress toward passing legislation that would give voters an opportunity to revise the problematic redistricting portions of Amendment 1, which passed last November. Amendment 1, dubbed “Clean Missouri” by supporters, was funded by millions of dollars in dark money. It included misleading provisions that would radically revise the way Missouri is […]

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