missouri congress http://kbia.org en Republicans strengthening their hold on Missouri's Congessional delegation http://kbia.org/post/republicans-strengthening-their-hold-missouris-congessional-delegation <p>Republicans appear to have strengthened their hold on<span class="apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>Missouri's<span class="apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>congressional delegation as a result of redistricting.</p><p><o:p></o:p></p><p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 21:08:50 +0000 Associated Press 50520 at http://kbia.org Republicans strengthening their hold on Missouri's Congessional delegation McCaskill: Why Congress should see a reduction in pay in the event of sequestration http://kbia.org/post/mccaskill-why-congress-should-see-reduction-pay-event-sequestration <p></p><p>Senator Claire McCaskill of Missouri said she's planning to introduce a bill that would cut pay for members of Congress if federal employees are furloughed because of the so-called “sequestration,” or across-the-board spending cuts.</p><p>The bill calls for a reduction in Congressional salaries once federal furloughs begin. As the sequestration goes into effect, many federal workers are expected to be subject to furloughs because Congress and the White House did not reach an agreement on a deficit reduction plan.</p> Mon, 04 Mar 2013 14:54:02 +0000 Jennifer Davidson 29812 at http://kbia.org McCaskill: Why Congress should see a reduction in pay in the event of sequestration Mo. Senate sends tax credit overhaul to House http://kbia.org/post/mo-senate-sends-tax-credit-overhaul-house <p> Missouri senators have passed legislation scaling back tax breaks for developers and offering new incentives for high-tech businesses and world trade.</p><p>The Senate's 27-7 vote earlier today sends the bill to the House, where it already faces some opposition.</p> Thu, 28 Feb 2013 22:51:40 +0000 Associated Press 29676 at http://kbia.org Mo. Senate sends tax credit overhaul to House GOP possibles line up to fill Emerson's US House seat http://kbia.org/post/gop-possibles-line-fill-emersons-us-house-seat <div style="margin:0;"><p></p><p><font color="black" size="3"><span style="font-size:11.5pt;">Southern Missouri Republicans are jockeying for their shot at Jo Ann Emerson’s seat in the US House.</span></font></p> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 14:47:00 +0000 Jacob McClelland 25402 at http://kbia.org GOP possibles line up to fill Emerson's US House seat Democrats block weak workplace discrimination bill in the State Senate http://kbia.org/post/democrats-block-weak-workplace-discrimination-bill-state-senate <p>A group of Democratic State Senators is blocking a bill that would redefine Missouri&rsquo;s workplace discrimination standards. &nbsp;They believe the bill will undo nearly a half-century of civil rights progress.</p><p> Thu, 26 Jan 2012 17:01:59 +0000 Marshall Griffin 7744 at http://kbia.org Democrats block weak workplace discrimination bill in the State Senate Threatening stickers found outside Mo. congressional offices http://kbia.org/post/threatening-stickers-found-outside-mo-congressional-offices <p>They were discovered Tuesday outside the offices of five Democratic State Senators and one Republican House Member. &nbsp;Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal of St. Louis County says someone planted two stickers outside her office:</p><p> Wed, 25 Jan 2012 17:56:13 +0000 Scott Kanowsky 7669 at http://kbia.org Threatening stickers found outside Mo. congressional offices