voter id http://kbia.org en Missouri Senate tackles early voting, abortion bill and voter ID in final week of session http://kbia.org/post/missouri-senate-tackles-early-voting-abortion-bill-and-voter-id-final-week-session <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Republicans in the Missouri Senate succeeded in passing two of their top priorities early Tuesday morning.</span></p> Tue, 13 May 2014 13:06:29 +0000 Marshall Griffin 52854 at http://kbia.org Missouri Senate tackles early voting, abortion bill and voter ID in final week of session House approves voter ID requirement bill http://kbia.org/post/house-approves-voter-id-requirement-bill <p style="font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51);">The Missouri&nbsp;House has passed legislation that would require voters&nbsp;</span><font color="#333333">to show photo identification at polling places.</font></p><p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 21:36:03 +0000 Associated Press 48844 at http://kbia.org House approves voter ID requirement bill Bill would require photo ID for voters http://kbia.org/post/bill-would-require-photo-id-voters <p style="line-height: 11.25pt; background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial;"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size:8.5pt; font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#333333">Missouri voters would be required to show photo identification before casting ballots under legislation endorsed by the Missouri House today.<o:p></o:p></span></p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 23:07:23 +0000 The Associated Press 48734 at http://kbia.org Bill would require photo ID for voters Mo. House could debate photo voter ID measures http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-could-debate-photo-voter-id-measures <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Missouri House members could consider a proposal that would require voters to show official photo identification at the polls.</p><p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 14:26:41 +0000 Associated Press 48620 at http://kbia.org Mo. House could debate photo voter ID measures Mo. House panel endorses photo-ID bill http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-panel-endorses-photo-id-bill <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">A&nbsp;<font color="red">Missouri</font>&nbsp;House committee has endorsed legislation requiring&nbsp;<font color="red">voters</font>&nbsp;to show official photo identification at polling places.</p><p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 14:53:47 +0000 Associated Press 48104 at http://kbia.org Mo. House panel endorses photo-ID bill Opponents Of Photo ID Dominate State Senate Hearing On Bill http://kbia.org/post/opponents-photo-id-dominate-state-senate-hearing-bill A Missouri Senate committee heard testimony Monday on the latest effort by Republicans to require voters to show photo identification at the polls.<p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The proposal comes in two pieces of legislation: &#160;<a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/14info/bts_web/Bill.aspx?SessionType=R&BillID=27723524">Senate Joint Resolution 31</a> would amend the state constitution to allow for photo ID requirements at the polls, and <a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/14info/bts_web/Bill.aspx?SessionType=R&BillID=27723522">Senate Bill 511</a> would implement those requirements. Tue, 28 Jan 2014 14:18:02 +0000 Marshall Griffin 47264 at http://kbia.org Opponents Of Photo ID Dominate State Senate Hearing On Bill Voting Rights Act ruling could lead to stricter legislation in Missouri http://kbia.org/post/voting-rights-act-ruling-could-lead-stricter-legislation-missouri <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The recent U.S. Supreme Court decision on the Voting Rights Act of 1965 effectively ended a policy of requiring certain states and jurisdictions with a history of voting discrimination to obtain federal approval before making changes to its election laws.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 01 Aug 2013 15:45:09 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 38089 at http://kbia.org Voting Rights Act ruling could lead to stricter legislation in Missouri How effective are voter ID laws? http://kbia.org/post/how-effective-are-voter-id-laws <p></p><p><strong style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Watch the show and join the conversation on the&nbsp;<a href="http://intersectkbia.weebly.com/" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162);">Intersection website.</a></strong></p><p> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 22:26:44 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 37937 at http://kbia.org How effective are voter ID laws? Mo. House Gives 1st-Round Approval To Photo Voter I.D. Legislation http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-gives-1st-round-approval-photo-voter-id-legislation The <a href="http://house.mo.gov/default.aspx">Missouri House</a> has given first-round approval to a pair of bills that would institute photo ID requirements for voters.<p>The first,&#160;<a href="http://house.mo.gov/billsummary.aspx?bill=HJR5&#38;year=2013&#38;code=R">House Joint Resolution 5</a>&#160;,&#160;would amend the state constitution to allow lawmakers to pass a photo ID requirement, and the second, <a href="http://house.mo.gov/billsummary.aspx?bill=HB48&#38;year=2013&#38;code=R">House Bill 48</a>,&#160;would enact that requirement.&#160; Floor debate&#160;became heated on several o Thu, 14 Feb 2013 14:50:39 +0000 Marshall Griffin 28884 at http://kbia.org Mo. House Gives 1st-Round Approval To Photo Voter I.D. Legislation House GOP Trying Again To Require Photo ID's For Voting In Mo. http://kbia.org/post/house-gop-trying-again-require-photo-ids-voting <p class="js-tweet-text">Republicans in the <a href="http://house.mo.gov/default.aspx">Missouri House</a> are making another attempt to pass legislation that would require voters to show photo identification at the polls.<p class="js-tweet-text">No one testified in favor of the proposal at a House hearing today -- everyone who testified either opposed requiring photo ID’s for voting or were neutral and speaking for informational purposes only.&#160; In addition to mandating photo identification,&#160;<a href="http://www.house.mo.gov/billsummary.aspx?bill=HB48">House Bill 48&#160;</a>would allow anyone who does not have a photo ID to vote with a provisional ballot, which would not be counted until the voter’s identity is verified.&#160; John Scott with the Secretary of State’s office&#160;told the House Committee on Elections&#160;that Missouri voters would still be disenfranchised. Tue, 29 Jan 2013 23:38:20 +0000 Marshall Griffin 28018 at http://kbia.org House GOP Trying Again To Require Photo ID's For Voting In Mo. Election Day turnout http://kbia.org/post/election-day-turnout <p>Voter turnout has been heavy in portions of Missouri this morning, according to the Secretary of State’s office.&nbsp; Tue, 06 Nov 2012 20:58:40 +0000 Marshall Griffin 24087 at http://kbia.org Election Day turnout Missouri voter photo ID measure kept off ballot http://kbia.org/post/missouri-voter-photo-id-measure-kept-ballot <p>The Missouri secretary of state says this year&#39;s ballot will not include a proposed constitutional amendment clearing the way for a photo identification requirement at the polls. Tue, 22 May 2012 21:28:03 +0000 The Associated Press 14596 at http://kbia.org Missouri voter photo ID measure kept off ballot Mo. House approves new voter ID bill language http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-approves-new-voter-id-bill-language <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 8.5pt; background-color: white; line-height: 11.25pt; ">Missouri House members have rewritten the ballot language for a proposed constitutional amendment clearing the way for someday requiring voters to show photo identification.</span></p><p> Thu, 12 Apr 2012 13:59:17 +0000 Associated Press 12308 at http://kbia.org Lawsuit filed against voter identification legislation http://kbia.org/post/lawsuit-filed-against-voter-identification-legislation <p>&nbsp;A lawsuit seeking to block a proposed constitutional amendment regarding voter identification in Missouri was heard today in Jefferson City.</p><p> Fri, 16 Mar 2012 21:20:50 +0000 Marshall Griffin 10718 at http://kbia.org Lawsuit filed against voter identification legislation MO House passes voter ID bill http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-passes-voter-id-bill-0 <p>The Missouri House has passed legislation that would require voters to show photo identification at the polls.&nbsp;</p><p>The Thursday vote split exactly along party lines.</p><p>Democrats hammered away at Republicans&rsquo; arguments that the bill would combat voter fraud, saying there hasn&rsquo;t been a documented case of voter fraud in decades &ndash; and that the bill does nothing to deal with voter registration fraud.&nbsp; GOP House Member Todd Richardson of Poplar Bluff disagreed.</p> Thu, 09 Feb 2012 23:27:44 +0000 Marshall Griffin 8543 at http://kbia.org MO House passes voter ID bill MO House endorses voter photo ID requirement http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-endorses-voter-photo-id-requirement <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Missouri lawmakers are trying again to require voters to show photo identification at the polls.</span></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">House members Tuesday gave first-round approval to the photo-ID requirement by a 104-54 vote. The measure needs another vote before moving to the Senate.</p><p> Tue, 07 Feb 2012 21:07:29 +0000 Associated Press 8368 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