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Emmet Jamieson

Emmet Jamieson

Emmet Jamieson is a city/county government reporter with the Columbia Missourian.

Bill aims to amend Missouri Constitution to allow allow Osage casino

By: - March 9, 2023

A House committee considered a bill Wednesday evening that would put a constitutional amendment before voters to expand casino gambling. House Joint Resolution 23¬†would put a measure on the ballot that, if passed, would allow the Missouri Gaming Commission to grant a license for a casino on the Osage River. Missouri has 13 casinos on […]

Missouri House debates legislation targeting catalytic converter thefts

By: - March 2, 2023

A House committee considered three bills Wednesday that seek to tamp down on catalytic converter thefts. Rep. Don Mayhew, R-Crocker, is sponsoring legislation that¬†would make it a felony to possess a catalytic converter with the intent to sell it. Catalytic converters filter out harmful pollutants from vehicle emissions, and thieves target them because they are […]