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Month: March 2016

Statewide prescription tracking system passes vote in House

Missouri House members have given initial approval to a prescription drug monitoring program. Lawmakers debated the legislation Tuesday after House leadership spent about three weeks trying to smooth over disagreements between Republicans. It was approved 91-68. A monitoring system is aimed at informing doctors and pharmacists when similar prescriptions were recently written or filed. Bill

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Senator calls for great UM system oversight

Sen. Kurt Schaefer wants the state government to have more control over the University of Missouri system. Today, the Republican from Columbia filed a resolution to create a “University of Missouri System Review Commission.” The proposed group would consist of four senators and four representatives chosen by general assembly leadership. The commission would be responsible

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