republican http://kbia.org en Debate stalls on Mo. liability limits legislation http://kbia.org/post/debate-stalls-mo-liability-limits-legislation <p>Debate has stalled in the Missouri Senate over legislation that would reinstate a limit on certain damages in medical malpractice lawsuits. The state Supreme Court struck down the previous cap. Wed, 01 May 2013 22:18:59 +0000 Associated Press 33010 at http://kbia.org Debate stalls on Mo. liability limits legislation Mo. House tries to outlaw federal gun laws http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-tries-outlaw-federal-gun-laws <p>The Missouri House has passed legislation attempting to make criminals out of U.S. authorities who enforce federal firearm laws in Missouri. Wed, 24 Apr 2013 15:29:59 +0000 Associated Press 32590 at http://kbia.org Mo. House tries to outlaw federal gun laws Mo. bill would allow college visit for foster kids http://kbia.org/post/mo-bill-would-allow-college-visit-foster-kids <p>The Missouri Senate has given first-round approval to a bill that would require older children in foster care to visit colleges. Wed, 17 Apr 2013 20:48:22 +0000 Associated Press 32219 at http://kbia.org Mo. bill would allow college visit for foster kids Mo. House OKs measure targeting UN agreement http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-oks-measure-targeting-un-agreement <p>The Missouri House has approved legislation barring state or local officials from adopting policies outlined in a 1992 United Nations document that could affect private property rights. Wed, 10 Apr 2013 22:11:01 +0000 Associated Press 31830 at http://kbia.org Mo. House OKs measure targeting UN agreement Mo. workers could keep gun in locked cars http://kbia.org/post/mo-workers-could-keep-gun-locked-cars <p>The Missouri House has advanced legislation guaranteeing state workers the right to keep firearms in their vehicles on state property when they're on the job. Wed, 10 Apr 2013 21:22:57 +0000 Associated Press 31827 at http://kbia.org Mo. workers could keep gun in locked cars Mo. official hesitant to stop copying gun permits http://kbia.org/post/mo-official-hesitant-stop-copying-gun-permits-1 <p>Some Missouri senators are pressing the state's driver's license agency to stop collecting documents from people with concealed gun permits. Wed, 10 Apr 2013 20:49:52 +0000 Associated Press 31824 at http://kbia.org Mo. official hesitant to stop copying gun permits Mo. senator rolls out new tax overhaul proposal http://kbia.org/post/mo-senator-rolls-out-new-tax-overhaul-proposal <p>A Missouri senator is rolling out a new proposal to overhaul the state's taxes in an effort to keep pace with neighboring states such as Kansas. Wed, 06 Mar 2013 21:40:45 +0000 Associated Press 29997 at http://kbia.org Mo. senator rolls out new tax overhaul proposal Mo. Senate endorses tax incentive overhaul http://kbia.org/post/mo-senate-endorses-tax-incentive-overhaul <p>Missouri senators have endorsed legislation creating new incentives for high-tech businesses and international exports while paring back existing tax credits. Wed, 27 Feb 2013 23:10:09 +0000 Associated Press 29605 at http://kbia.org Mo. Senate endorses tax incentive overhaul Panel to review Historic Preservation tax credit http://kbia.org/post/panel-review-historic-preservation-tax-credit <p>Members of a panel created to review Missouri’s tax credits, are leaning towards recommending that the cap on Historic Preservation tax credits be cut nearly in half.&nbsp; The incentives program is popular with developers, but Democratic Governor Jay Nixon and a group of Republican State Senators say it’s draining off revenues from the state budget. Thu, 15 Nov 2012 23:28:31 +0000 Marshall Griffin 24591 at http://kbia.org Panel to review Historic Preservation tax credit Republicans choose Dempsey as Mo. Senate president http://kbia.org/post/republicans-choose-dempsey-mo-senate-president <p>The Missouri Senate will be led by new people when it convenes for the 2013 session. Thu, 08 Nov 2012 22:27:55 +0000 The Associated Press 24252 at http://kbia.org Republicans choose Dempsey as Mo. Senate president Congressman Todd Akin fails to report state pension http://kbia.org/post/congressman-todd-akin-fails-report-state-pension <p>Missouri congressman Todd Akin has amended a decade's worth of federal financial reports to add nearly $130,000 in state pension income that he received over that time. Thu, 04 Oct 2012 22:09:00 +0000 The Associated Press 22302 at http://kbia.org Congressman Todd Akin fails to report state pension State and local party leaders discuss first of three presidential debates http://kbia.org/post/state-and-local-party-leaders-discuss-first-three-presidential-debates <p>Missouri Democratic and Republican strategists weighed in on the campaign trail for their parties after Wednesday night's first Presidential debate. Thu, 04 Oct 2012 21:52:38 +0000 Maddie Heidenreich 22300 at http://kbia.org State and local party leaders discuss first of three presidential debates Republican women in Columbia prepare for November 6 http://kbia.org/post/republican-women-columbia-prepare-november-6 <p>According to a Rutgers University study, during every Presidential election since 1964, more women have turned out to vote than men. That proportion has been increasing significantly in the last few elections, in 2008, almost 10 million more women voted than men, out of about 130 million votes cast. Wed, 03 Oct 2012 17:14:27 +0000 Jessica Reese 22205 at http://kbia.org Republican women in Columbia prepare for November 6 Senate Conservatives Fund supporting Akin in Missouri http://kbia.org/post/senate-conservatives-fund-supporting-akin-missouri <p>A conservative fundraising group has endorsed Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin and is pledging to direct $290,000 to the Republican's campaign against Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill. Thu, 27 Sep 2012 21:20:41 +0000 The Associated Press 21911 at http://kbia.org Senate Conservatives Fund supporting Akin in Missouri Representative Todd Akin calls for U.S. suspension of aid to Egypt http://kbia.org/post/representative-todd-akin-calls-us-suspension-aid-egypt <p>Missouri Rep. Todd Akin says the U.S. should suspend aid to Egypt because of the attack on the U.S. embassy and the repeated burning of American flags by Egyptians. Thu, 20 Sep 2012 21:11:07 +0000 Associated Press 21528 at http://kbia.org Representative Todd Akin calls for U.S. suspension of aid to Egypt Senator Blunt backing Romney http://kbia.org/post/senator-blunt-backing-romney <p>Missouri Senator Roy Blunt says he expects most of his fellow Republican congressman will be lining up behind GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney by the end of the month.</p><p> Fri, 06 Apr 2012 22:48:34 +0000 Joseph Leahy 11998 at http://kbia.org Senator Blunt backing Romney Newscast for March 19, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-march-19-2012-0 <p>&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; 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: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px; ">This is regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p> Mon, 19 Mar 2012 23:09:47 +0000 Zheng Hwuang Chia 10851 at http://kbia.org Newscast for March 19, 2012 Missourians head to polls for primary that won't count http://kbia.org/post/missourians-head-polls-primary-wont-count <p>Missouri&rsquo;s presidential primary is today, but one of the leading GOP candidates is not on the ballot. Tue, 07 Feb 2012 16:41:32 +0000 Maria Altman 8347 at http://kbia.org Missourians head to polls for primary that won't count Republican Senate hopefuls square off in Branson http://kbia.org/post/republican-senate-hopefuls-square-branson <p>Two of Missouri's three Republican senatorial candidates are expected to meet in a debate in Branson.</p><p>U.S. Rep. Todd Akin and former state Treasurer Sarah Steelman both have committed to participate in Monday night's debate. The third candidate — St. Louis businessman John Brunner — is not planning to attend.</p><p>All three Republicans are seeking to challenge Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill in the November elections.</p><p>Monday's debate is to be held at the Branson High School Auditorium, which has room for several hundred people.</p> Mon, 30 Jan 2012 19:27:04 +0000 Scott Kanowsky 7953 at http://kbia.org Republican Senate hopefuls square off in Branson