bill white http://kbia.org en Mo. House endorses tax break for gun manufacturers http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-endorses-tax-break-gun-manufacturers <p>Firearms manufacturers looking to relocate to Missouri could collect a tax credit under a bill given first-round approval by the Missouri House.</p><p>The tax incentive endorsed Tuesday would expire in six years and be capped at $3 million annually. Gun and ammunition manufacturers would be able to claim the credit on withholding taxes from creating new jobs.</p> Wed, 01 May 2013 18:31:04 +0000 Associated Press 32983 at http://kbia.org Mo. House endorses tax break for gun manufacturers Lawmaker Seeks New 'Family Consent' Law http://kbia.org/post/lawmaker-seeks-new-family-consent-law <p>End-of-life decisions can be wrenching for families. In the early 2000s, the case of Terri Schiavo riveted the nation, as her family battled over whether to remove her feeding tube or keep her on life support. Now, 44 states have so-called &ldquo;family consent&rdquo; laws, which help determine which family member should make health care decisions. Missouri is one of the six states with no such law, putting families and doctors in legal limbo. But a bill headed for the Missouri legislature could change that.</p> Thu, 06 Oct 2011 22:21:09 +0000 Jacob Fenston 2009 at http://kbia.org Lawmaker Seeks New 'Family Consent' Law