casinos http://kbia.org en Missouri seeing effects of declining casino visits http://kbia.org/post/missouri-seeing-effects-declining-casino-visits <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">A recent decline in Missouri's casino revenues is raising questions among lawmakers about the extent to which the state can continue to rely on gambling to fund key programs.</p><p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 13:10:29 +0000 Associated Press 49313 at http://kbia.org Missouri seeing effects of declining casino visits Missouri casino revenue continues its tumble http://kbia.org/post/missouri-casino-revenue-continues-its-tumble <p></p><p>Casinos across Missouri are reporting decreased revenue this summer, continuing a trend seen at most of the state's 13 riverboat gambling sites last year.</p><p>Overall revenues for July were more than $9.5 million less than in July 2012, a 6.3 decline. That means nearly $2 million less for state education spending derived from a gambling tax compared with this time last year. Wed, 14 Aug 2013 13:29:51 +0000 Associated Press 38808 at http://kbia.org Missouri casino revenue continues its tumble Law would prevent welfare money being spent at casinos, liquor stores http://kbia.org/post/law-would-prevent-welfare-money-being-spent-casinos-liquor-stores <p>A Missouri House bill aims to restrict the use of cash welfare benefits at casinos and liquor stores. Mon, 21 Jan 2013 14:00:40 +0000 Associated Press 27563 at http://kbia.org Law would prevent welfare money being spent at casinos, liquor stores Newscast for April 27, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-april-27-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>A local Kirksville grocer shuts down for good</li><li>Missouri lawmakers considering allowing casinos to loan money to their patrons</li><li>Columbia residents unsure of future of neighborhood trees</li><li>Kirksville&nbsp;shows highest growth of any NE Missouri city</li><li>University of Missouri hosting Rwanda symposium for public Fri, 27 Apr 2012 23:00:12 +0000 Brian Pepoon 13190 at http://kbia.org Newscast for January 25, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-january-25-2012 <p>Regional news from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li><h2 class="node-title" style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 5px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; border-image: initial; font-size: 26px; vertical-align: baseline; clear: none; line-height: 31px; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; color: rgb(68, 68, 68); ">Defeated voter ID bill resurfaces</h2></li><li>A proposed tax increase on hotel rooms could help finance improvements to the Columbia Regional Airport</li><li>Missouri casino operators resist tax to fund state-operated veterans&#39; homes</li><li>MU leaders discuss budget constraints&nbsp;</li><li>Threatening stickers planted outside Missouri congressional offices Wed, 25 Jan 2012 17:15:24 +0000 Scott Kanowsky 7666 at http://kbia.org Newscast for January 25, 2012