Bill filed in Missouri Senate to ban lobbyist gifts
Show Me Progress dives into the new bills in the Missouri Legislature and finds a bill in the state Senate filed by state Sen. Scott Sifton that looks to ban all lobbyist gifts.
Photo ID debate coming back to the Missouri Senate
The Turner Report notes that state Sen. Will Kraus has pre-filed a bill to require photo ID for voters.
What American can learn from education in Finland
MO Rage considers the approach to education in Finland and believes we need a paradigm shift in America.
Video: The economic border war in Kansas City
Show-Me Daily links to a video by The New York Times for a new series on economic border wars that uses Kansas City as a prime example.
KCPD's South Patrol Division is now open
Chief's Blog writes that the new South Patrol Division for the Kansas City Police Department is now open to the public.
Jenkins pushes House GOP tax plan
20 Pounds of Headlines writes that U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins is pushing the House GOP's new plan to avoid the fiscal cliff.
Emerson to resign in February
PoliticMo reports that U.S. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson will resign in February to become the new CEO of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association.
Who will replace Emerson?
Missourinet notes that the political maneuvering has already started in the wake of Emerson's announcement.
Republicans are losing a moderate voice in Emerson
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch Political Fix writes that Republicans are losing a moderate with Emerson stepping down.