More Kansans apply for gun permits after Sandy Hook
The Wichita Eagle Blog writes that the number of gun permit applications spiked in Kansas after the shootings in Newtown, Connecticut.
Emery is off base with State Sovereignty Commission
Missouri wineries shouldn't be getting tax credits
Show-Me Daily doesn't believe the Missouri government should be offering tax credits to wine producers.
Reardon talks about time in office, will not seek re-election
20 Pounds of Headlines interviews Kansas City, Kan. Mayor Joe Reardon, who is proud of what he's accomplished in his two terms. He will not be seeking re-election.
St. Louis alderman wants to reduce the penalty on marijuana possession
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch Political Fix writes that St. Louis Alderman Shane Cohn wants to reduce the penalty for possessing a small amount of marijuana. His proposed ordinance would make possession a municipal matter rather than a criminal offense.
Excerpts from Speaker Jones address to the Missouri House
PoliticMo has excerpts from Missouri House Speaker Tim Jones opening address on the first day of the 2013 legislative session.