vicky hartzler http://kbia.org en What does the ‘right to farm’ mean in Missouri? http://kbia.org/post/what-does-right-farm-mean-missouri <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">U.S. Congress members are throwing their support behind a proposed “right to farm” amendment in Missouri’s constitution. But critics are pointing to the measure’s ambiguous language as problematic.</span></p><p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 17:09:13 +0000 Kristofor Husted 54096 at http://kbia.org What does the ‘right to farm’ mean in Missouri? Hartzler revisits key campaign issues - military and government spending - in Centralia visit http://kbia.org/post/hartzler-revisits-key-campaign-issues-military-and-government-spending-centralia-visit <p></p><p>The Centralia Kiwanis Club welcomed Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler to speak at their meeting on Thursday to go over key issues that could affect mid-Missouri voters. A Republican, Hartzler said she has and will continue to cut wasteful spending and work to balance the national budget.</p><p>Another key plank in the congresswoman's platform is protecting defense spending. In her short speech, Hartzler said, "What I discovered is that we could totally eliminate defense and every other program in Washington, D.C., and it still wouldn't balance the budget."</p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 13:27:24 +0000 Jacob E. Jones 51953 at http://kbia.org Hartzler revisits key campaign issues - military and government spending - in Centralia visit Hartzler looks to Boonville residents for input http://kbia.org/post/hartzler-looks-boonville-residents-input <p>Residents in Cooper County are speaking out about the issues they want to see represented in Congress.</p><p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 14:43:22 +0000 Courtney Kiley 43334 at http://kbia.org Hartzler looks to Boonville residents for input U.S. Representative Visits Hickman High School http://kbia.org/post/us-representative-visits-hickman-high-school <p>United States Representative, Vicky Hartzler (R), of the Fourth District was in Columbia Monday, Oct. 21, touring Hickman High School.</p><p>The congresswoman spoke about the stalemate in Washington during the partial government shutdown.</p><p>Hartzler did her student teaching at Hickman in the family and consumer sciences department when she was an education student at M-U, and on Monday she toured the career services wing.</p> Mon, 21 Oct 2013 22:25:52 +0000 Kate Grumke 42474 at http://kbia.org U.S. Representative Visits Hickman High School PM Newscast for October 2, 2013 http://kbia.org/post/pm-newscast-october-2-2013 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Rep. Hartzler wants her salary withheld</li><li>New dental school opens in Kirksville</li><li>Wiley House shelter sees increase in overnight stays</li></ul> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 22:31:20 +0000 Casey Morell 41492 at http://kbia.org Rep. Hartzler wants salary withheld until government shutdown ends http://kbia.org/post/rep-hartzler-wants-salary-withheld-until-government-shutdown-ends <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Some of Missouri&#39;s House members, including Republicans Vicky </span>Hartzler<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> of the </span>4th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> District and Jason Smith of the </span>8th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> District have requested that their salaries be withheld until the government shutdown ends. </span></p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 20:49:47 +0000 Casey Morell 41472 at http://kbia.org Rep. Hartzler wants salary withheld until government shutdown ends Missouri officials speak out on the Syria situation http://kbia.org/post/missouri-officials-speak-out-syria-situation <p>Discussion over the situation in Syria continues as more Missouri officials are speaking out.</p><p>U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., announced he will not support President Barack Obama's call for military action in Syria, worried about the message it sends.</p> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 22:14:52 +0000 Courtney Kiley 40287 at http://kbia.org Missouri officials speak out on the Syria situation Newscast for August 13, 2013 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-august-13-2013 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Updated news on the Missouri State Fair rodeo clown incident,</li><li>Mo. Supreme Court rejects lawsuit on animal shelters,</li><li>Vicky Hartzler speaks at military event.</li></ul> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 20:51:24 +0000 Casey Morell 38774 at http://kbia.org Missouri leaders consider the state's military future http://kbia.org/post/missouri-leaders-consider-states-military-future <p></p><p>Missouri Military leaders gathered in Columbia today to discuss the current and future landscape of the armed forces in the state, as the federal government&nbsp; plans to make cuts to defense spending. One of the main messages from panelists: that different stakeholders in that state must work together toward creating a “military friendly” environment in the state.</p><p>“It’s gonna have to be a team effort going forward. It can’t just be a Fort Leonard Word effort, it can’t just be a Whiteman effort, it can’t just be a Rosecran effort, it can’t just be a Jefferson Barracks effort. It has to be a&nbsp; statewide effort… It’s bigger than any just one location anymore,” said Mike Dunbar with the Missouri Military Preparedness and Enhancement commission. Dunbar was one of the panelists at the forum.</p><p>U.S. Representative Vicky Hartzler hosted the event, which brought together representatives from the military and the communities in Missouri that surround the military bases in the state, to discuss the impact of a possible Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC). Tue, 13 Aug 2013 20:06:39 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 38762 at http://kbia.org Missouri leaders consider the state's military future US Rep. Hartzler visits Columbia's community health center http://kbia.org/post/us-rep-hartzler-visits-columbias-community-health-center <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">U.S. Representative Vicky </span>Hartzler<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> met with administrators of <a href="http://www.fhcmo.org/">Columbia’s Family Health Center on Tuesday</a>. The center provides primary care for the medically underserved population by using a sliding fee scale that depends on a patient’s income level. </span>Hartzler<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says the visit is part of her efforts to learn more about ways to help more people in her district gain access to quality health care.</span></p> Tue, 28 May 2013 22:24:31 +0000 Harum Helmy 34477 at http://kbia.org US Rep. Hartzler visits Columbia's community health center Community rallies to stop job cuts at Fort Leonard Wood http://kbia.org/post/community-rallies-stop-job-cuts-fort-leonard-wood <p></p><p>A U.S. Army plan for possible personnel cuts at forts with more than 8,000 stationed troops could mean removing troops from Fort Leonard Wood in southern Missouri.</p><p>Hundreds of members of the communities surrounding Fort Leonard Wood gathered Tuesday night to discuss the proposed cuts and the effect it could have on the economy of the area. The fort currently trains somewhere between 80,ooo and 90,000 soldiers per year, but now that number could be decreased by as many as 4,000 troops.</p> Wed, 01 May 2013 22:13:21 +0000 Katy Mersmann 33008 at http://kbia.org Community rallies to stop job cuts at Fort Leonard Wood Hartzler, McDavid call for funding to keep airport tower open http://kbia.org/post/hartzler-mcdavid-call-funding-keep-airport-tower-open <p>A U.S. Congress member was not an airplane passenger at the Columbia Regional Airport on Tuesday. Instead, she visited to draw attention to an important safety issue.</p><p>Rep. Vicky Hartzler of Missouri’s Fourth District said she does not agree with the Federal Aviation Administration’s decision to close the air traffic control tower at the airport.</p> Wed, 27 Mar 2013 14:47:06 +0000 Tony Nochim 31058 at http://kbia.org Hartzler, McDavid call for funding to keep airport tower open Newscast for Jan. 8, 2013 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-jan-8-2013 <p></p><p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Rep. Hartzler opens office in Columbia, talks spending cuts and Hagel</li><li>New Mo. GOP chair plans more aggressive approach</li><li>2012 was record warm year in much of Missouri</li></ul><p> Wed, 09 Jan 2013 00:23:33 +0000 Kristofor Husted 26999 at http://kbia.org Rep. Hartzler opens office in Columbia, talks spending cuts and Hagel http://kbia.org/post/rep-hartzler-opens-office-columbia-talks-spending-cuts-and-hagel <p></p><p></p><p>U.S. Rep. Vicky Hartzler opened the doors to her new office in Columbia Tuesday.</p><p>Dozens of supporters showed up to welcome the Republican congresswoman to the south Columbia location. For many of them it was the first time meeting her.</p><p>Though this is Hartzler’s second term in Congress, this is the first time she will be representing Boone County in the Fourth District. That’s because of redistricting that occurred after Missouri lost a spot in the House because of the state’s dip in population.</p> Tue, 08 Jan 2013 23:25:01 +0000 Kristofor Husted 26993 at http://kbia.org Rep. Hartzler opens office in Columbia, talks spending cuts and Hagel Hartzler's "Vicky for Jobs" tour stops in Columbia http://kbia.org/post/hartzlers-vicky-jobs-tour-stops-columbia <p>Republican U.S. Congressional candidates Ann Wagner and Vicky Hartzler stopped to speak to Columbia residents Monday afternoon for her “Vicky for Jobs” campaign tour.</p><p>U.S. House of Representatives candidate Ann Wagner came to Columbia to show her support for Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler. Wagner said Boone County accounts for 20 percent of the forth districts votes. She says there is uncertainty with regulation, health care, taxes and energy costs.</p> Tue, 30 Oct 2012 13:42:18 +0000 Jenn Cooper 23638 at http://kbia.org Hartzler's "Vicky for Jobs" tour stops in Columbia Wagner to join Hartzler in Columbia on jobs tour http://kbia.org/post/wagner-join-hartzler-columbia-jobs-tour <p>Republican Rep. Vicky Hartzler will have some company when she visits Columbia Monday in the race for a second term in Missouri's Fourth Congressional District.</p><p>Second District GOP hopeful Ann Wagner plans to join Hartzler at the Boone County Republican Party headquarters. Hartlzer then heads to Columbia's CARFAX data center on her own.</p><p>Hartzler faces Democrat Teresa Hensley, the Cass County prosecutor, in the Nov. 6 general election in a reconfigured district that now includes Boone County.</p> Mon, 29 Oct 2012 13:46:53 +0000 Associated Press 23565 at http://kbia.org Wagner to join Hartzler in Columbia on jobs tour Obama mocks Akin, Missouri GOP candidates remain quiet http://kbia.org/post/obama-mocks-akin-missouri-gop-candidates-remain-quiet <p>President Barack Obama is mocking Senate candidate Todd Akin of Missouri for his remarks about a woman's body being able to avoid pregnancy during what Akin called a "legitimate rape."</p><p>Obama told a group of donors in New York that the Missouri congressman "somehow missed science class" even though he sits on the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology.</p><p>Among the few Republicans who have remained quiet Akin's comments are the Missouri GOP candidates for top state offices.</p> Thu, 23 Aug 2012 13:51:37 +0000 Associated Press & Ryan Famuliner 19894 at http://kbia.org Obama mocks Akin, Missouri GOP candidates remain quiet Hartzler says Akin should drop out http://kbia.org/post/hartzler-says-akin-should-drop-out <p>Just before 6:00pm Wednesday, Missouri Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R) issued this statement via email: Wed, 22 Aug 2012 22:57:47 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 19871 at http://kbia.org Hartzler says Akin should drop out Rep. Hartzler wins easily, Robbins loses by 59 votes http://kbia.org/post/rep-hartzler-wins-easily-robbins-loses-59-votes <p>In Columbia at the Stony Creek Inn, Republican spirits began sky high, then turned uneasy and ended up tumbling down. Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler began the night by easily coasting to a win in the Republican primary for U.S. district four.</p><p> Wed, 08 Aug 2012 06:38:35 +0000 Kristofor Husted 18953 at http://kbia.org Rep. Hartzler wins easily, Robbins loses by 59 votes The August primary in photos http://kbia.org/post/august-primary-photos <p>KBIA doesn&#39;t have much in the way of photojournalists, but we&#39;ve got some smart reporters with some pretty smart smartphones! &nbsp;Our news team spent most of the night in the field with the candidates as they waited for election results to come in and they had their twitter accounts fired up the whole time. &nbsp;Check out our online coverage <a href="http://www.twitter.com/kbia">@kbia</a>&nbsp;or at on the #midmovotes hashtag. &nbsp;We&#39;ve compiled a few of our twitpics here.</p><p> Wed, 08 Aug 2012 04:49:50 +0000 Scott Pham 18949 at http://kbia.org The August primary in photos Newscast for July 30, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-july-30-2012-0 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Lt. Gov. Kinder and state Sen. Lager take jabs in debate</li><li>Sarah Palin endorses Steelman for Senate</li><li>Poll: Romney leads Obama by 9 percent</li></ul><p> Mon, 30 Jul 2012 23:41:08 +0000 Kristofor Husted 18466 at http://kbia.org US rep. proposes bill after Lake of Ozarks issue http://kbia.org/post/us-rep-proposes-bill-after-lake-ozarks-issue <p>Republican Missouri U.S. Rep. Vicky Hartzler wants to reduce federal regulators&#39; authority over hydroelectric projects.</p><p>Hartzler&#39;s district includes part of the Lake of the Ozarks that has been embroiled in controversy during the past year over land near the lake. Land included within the boundary of the hydroelectric project falls under the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission&#39;s authority, while other property does not.</p> Mon, 30 Jul 2012 13:06:00 +0000 Associated Press 18424 at http://kbia.org US rep. proposes bill after Lake of Ozarks issue Congress votes to repeal 'Obamacare,' again http://kbia.org/post/congress-votes-repeal-obamacare-again <p>The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives voted today to repeal the federal health care law. The House has voted more than 30 times to repeal or defund the Affordable Care Act. Every Republican in Congress voted for the repeal, including mid-Missouri&#39;s two representatives.</p><p> Wed, 11 Jul 2012 22:22:51 +0000 Jacob Fenston 17395 at http://kbia.org Congress votes to repeal 'Obamacare,' again Vicky Hartzler could face hometown challenger http://kbia.org/post/vicky-hartzler-could-face-hometown-challenger <p>Freshman Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler could face a challenger from her Missouri hometown as she seeks a second term from the redrawn 4th U.S. House district.</p><p><o:p></o:p></p><p> Tue, 24 Jan 2012 18:26:35 +0000 Associated Press 7590 at http://kbia.org Vicky Hartzler could face hometown challenger Newscast for January 24, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-january-24-2012 <p>Regional news from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Missouri tries to refinance more than a half billion dollars of debt as part of Gov. Jay Nixon&#39;s plan to balance the state budget</li><li>Missouri General Assembly weighs changes to workplace discrimination laws</li><li><p>Freshman Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler could face a challenger from her Missouri hometown&nbsp;</p></li></ul><p><o:p></o:p></p><p> Tue, 24 Jan 2012 18:13:24 +0000 Scott Kanowsky 7588 at http://kbia.org Newscast for January 24, 2012