Joseph Leahy http://kbia.org en Study: Missouri Gave Up $1.7 Billion In Corporate Taxes Since Recession http://kbia.org/post/study-missouri-gave-17b-corporate-taxes-recession Missouri's efforts since the recession to be more business-friendly have cost the state about $1.7 billion in corporate tax revenues.<p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">That's according to a <a href="http://www.scribd.com/doc/215113812/GRO-Report-The-Disappearing-Corporate-Tax-Base">report </a>co-published Monday by the Center for Effective Government, National People's Action and </span>GrassRoots<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Organizing.</span><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Researchers found that corporations are paying Missouri about 26 percent less in income taxes than they did at the Tue, 01 Apr 2014 13:19:07 +0000 Joseph Leahy 50557 at http://kbia.org Study: Missouri Gave Up $1.7 Billion In Corporate Taxes Since Recession Returning soldiers expected to increase holiday crowds at Lambert http://kbia.org/post/returning-soldiers-expected-increase-holiday-crowds-lambert <p>Lambert-St. Louis International Airport is preparing for a surge in visitors as the busy travel period surrounding Christmas and New Year’s Day begins Friday.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Public Relations Manager Jeff Lea says the airport is expecting a 15 to 20 percent increase from normal passenger traffic at peak travel times over the next two weeks.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“The biggest travel day prior to Christmas for air travel is going to be Friday,” he said.</span></p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 14:09:45 +0000 Joseph Leahy 45585 at http://kbia.org Returning soldiers expected to increase holiday crowds at Lambert Homebound Soldiers To Swell Pre-holiday Rush At Lambert Airport http://kbia.org/post/homebound-soldiers-swell-pre-holiday-rush-lambert-airport Lambert-St. Fri, 20 Dec 2013 14:02:52 +0000 Joseph Leahy 45584 at http://kbia.org Homebound Soldiers To Swell Pre-holiday Rush At Lambert Airport Army Corps continues Mississippi River rock removal http://kbia.org/post/army-corps-continues-mississippi-river-rock-removal <p>The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is picking up where it left off in clearing rock from barge channels in the Mississippi River.</p><p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 14:28:57 +0000 Joseph Leahy 45106 at http://kbia.org Army Corps continues Mississippi River rock removal Blunt: Website Problems Not Really What's Wrong With Affordable Care Act http://kbia.org/post/blunt-website-problems-not-really-whats-wrong-affordable-care-act Missouri Senator Roy Blunt says the federal government's difficulty launching Healthcare.gov this fall is not really what's wrong with the Affordable Care Act.<p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">President Obama's administration has struggled to address a myriad of problems with the site since launching Oct. Mon, 04 Nov 2013 16:06:24 +0000 Joseph Leahy 43206 at http://kbia.org Blunt: Website Problems Not Really What's Wrong With Affordable Care Act McCaskill reaffirms support for federal healthcare law http://kbia.org/post/mccaskill-reaffirms-support-federal-healthcare-law <p>U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill is breaking her silence on the Supreme Court&rsquo;s health care ruling.&nbsp; The Democrat told supporters Thursday at a party campaign office in St. Charles that she stands firm in her support of President Obama&rsquo;s Affordable Care Act.&nbsp; She also says the solutions for fixing health care offered by her Republican opponents would be burden seniors.</p> Fri, 06 Jul 2012 13:30:20 +0000 Joseph Leahy 17118 at http://kbia.org McCaskill reaffirms support for federal healthcare law Missouri no-call list extends to cellphones http://kbia.org/post/missouri-no-call-list-extends-cellphones Missouri cellphone users can now register their numbers on the state&rsquo;s no-call list under a bill signed by Governor Jay Nixon Thursday.<p>The law prohibits telemarketers from calling or texting those who sign up and gives the attorney general&rsquo;s office the power to punish violators. &nbsp;<p>Attorney General Chris Koster says the law expands Missouri&rsquo;s no-call list enacted 12 years ago for land lines. &nbsp;&nbsp;<p>&ldquo;12 years ago the no-call list saved the dinner hour in this state," Koster said. Thu, 14 Jun 2012 22:39:31 +0000 Joseph Leahy 15906 at http://kbia.org Missouri no-call list extends to cellphones