Must Read- March 28, 2014: Gay Marriage in MO, Nixa Schools, Senate Seat 26

CREATED Mar 28, 2014 - UPDATED: Mar 28, 2014

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Gay Marriage in Missouri:
Rep. Colona has filed legislation to ask voters to add same-sex couples to the definition of marriage on a constitutional amendment in Missouri

Missouri Politics:
The Locke & Smith Foundation analyzes constitutionality of Missouri legislation. 

Democrats in Missouri will not be running a candidate for a major state office for the first time in 140 years. 

FEMA Legislation:
Allows fire protection district board of directors to meet without public notice in order to disburse funds necessary for the deployment of certain task forces

Missouri Senate Seat 26:
There is a lot of talk about who is going to run for the Republican seat for Senate District 26.  Senator Nieves, the current senator, said he is going to run for local office. 

Speaker of the House Tim Jones had expressed interest in the seat if Nieves didn't run... but he's decided not to run as well. 

Guarantees the right to conduct and participate in rodeos in this state

Wood Burning Stoves:
Specifies that Missourians have the right to heat their homes and businesses using wood-burning furnaces, stoves, fireplaces, and heaters

A Springfield man needs help with funding to purchase a new batsuit for his visits to Mercy and St. Jude Childrens research hospital. 

City of Nixa Elections:
Nixa Public Schools believes they need to clear up confusion about the bond issue on the April 8th ballot. They say a flyer distributed inside the district by a Missouri political group was misleading. 

City of Ozark Elections:
Matthew P. Block is running for Ozark Alderman Ward 1 against incumbent Bradley Alen Jackson. 

Obama is telling Putin that he needs to move his troops off the Ukraine border. 

Stephen Colbert:
#CancelColbert has been launched after some believe he posted a racist comment on Twitter.