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St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Missouri State Rep. Stacey Newman represents the states 73rd District, encompassing Clayton and Richmond Heights.

Photo ID bills endanger voters’ rights

BY REP. STACEY NEWMAN January 18, 2012

Here we go again. The first Missouri bill of 2012 requiring photo identification has been filed by Rep. Shane Schoeller, R-Springfield. Our GOP-controlled legislature has sponsored several photo ID bills since 2006 which would require voters to have government-issued...

Susan Carlson

JCRC, legislators cheer veto of voter ID bill

BY ROBERT A. COHN, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus June 22, 2011

At the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) meeting last week, Rep. Stacey Newman, D-73rd District, shared some "breaking news" that merited a round of applause from the council: She said that Gov. Jay Nixon had vetoed legislation that would have...

Editorial: Veto Voting Vetting

June 15, 2011

The majority Republican party in the Missouri General Assembly has caused passage of Senate Bill 3. which would require Missouri voters to present a non-expired government-issued photo ID in order to vote in elections. The bill now heads to the desk of...

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