state house http://kbia.org en Talking Politics for May 1, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/talking-politics-may-1-2012 <p>This week we sit down with Columbia Daily Tribune statehouse reporter Rudy Keller to discuss the big issues facing the General Assembly as the end of the legislative session approaches.</p> Tue, 01 May 2012 18:11:19 +0000 Scott Kanowsky 13346 at http://kbia.org Talking Politics for May 1, 2012 Mo. lawmakers approve veteran job training measure http://kbia.org/post/mo-lawmakers-approve-veteran-job-training-measure <p>Missouri lawmakers have given final approval to a bill that could help military veterans receive on-the-job training for private-sector jobs. Tue, 01 May 2012 14:05:49 +0000 Associated Press 13331 at http://kbia.org Mo. lawmakers approve veteran job training measure Newscast for April 30, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-april-30-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA News room, including:</p><ul><li>Columbia banks work together to help low-income earners.</li><li>Columbia looks to bring natural gas to the city.</li><li>Missouri state Senate examining legislation preventing aiming to prevent failed business ventures.</li></ul> Mon, 30 Apr 2012 14:04:34 +0000 Scott Kanowsky 13252 at http://kbia.org Newscast for April 30, 2012 Talking Politics for February 14, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/talking-politics-february-14-2012 <p>This week on Talking Politics, a voter ID bill passes through the Missouri House of Representatives and we discuss Gov. Jay Nixon&#39;s curious relationship with both the press and legislators. Tue, 14 Feb 2012 19:10:24 +0000 Scott Kanowsky 8780 at http://kbia.org Talking Politics for February 14, 2012 Fresh debate over "right-to-work" legislation arises http://kbia.org/post/fresh-debate-over-right-work-legislation-arises <p>Legislation to make Missouri a "right-to-work" state is again coming up in state Senate.</p><p>A senate panel last week endorsed two bills that would make it a misdemeanor to require workers to pay union fees as a condition of employment.</p><p>One of the two proposals, sponsored by Senate President Pro Tem Rob Mayer, would go before voters if it passes the Legislature. The other would go to the governor's desk.</p> Mon, 30 Jan 2012 19:15:09 +0000 Associated Press 7951 at http://kbia.org Fresh debate over "right-to-work" legislation arises State legislators consider changing workplace discrimination rules http://kbia.org/post/state-legislators-consider-changing-workplace-discrimination-rules <p>Legislation that would change Missouri&rsquo;s workplace discrimination standards is getting attention this week by both State House and Senate members.</p><p> Tue, 24 Jan 2012 18:48:10 +0000 Marshall Griffin 7593 at http://kbia.org State legislators consider changing workplace discrimination rules