house http://kbia.org en Kip Kendrick announces run for 45th District House seat http://kbia.org/post/kip-kendrick-announces-run-45th-district-house-seat <p></p><p>Former President of the Benton-Stephens Neighborhood Association, Democrat Kip Kendrick, announced Thursday he will run for the 45th District House seat.&nbsp; Democratic Representative, Chris Kelly, endorsed him.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 16:09:44 +0000 Jack Korte 43465 at http://kbia.org Kip Kendrick announces run for 45th District House seat First family moves into new Ronald McDonald house http://kbia.org/post/first-family-moves-new-ronald-mcdonald-house-0 <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Columbia’s new Ronald McDonald House opened Wednesday and is ready for new families.</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>These charities provide a low or no cost place to stay for families with children currently undergoing treatment at a Columbia health facility. Those facilities are mainly funded through private donations. After two years of work, Columbia’s new Ronald McDonald house in Columbia has officially accepted families to move in.</p><p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 15:57:34 +0000 Drew Koch 43030 at http://kbia.org First family moves into new Ronald McDonald house Mo. House endorses transportation sales tax http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-endorses-transportation-sales-tax <p>Missouri House members have endorsed a 1-cent sales tax that would be dedicated to paying for state and local transportation projects. Tue, 14 May 2013 21:24:49 +0000 Associated Press 33746 at http://kbia.org Mo. House endorses transportation sales tax Mo. bill seeks to put photo on welfare cards http://kbia.org/post/mo-bill-seeks-put-photo-welfare-cards <p>The Missouri House has passed a bill that would require the state to seek a federal waiver to put photo IDs on electronic benefits cards. Wed, 24 Apr 2013 20:36:24 +0000 Associated Press 32591 at http://kbia.org Mo. bill seeks to put photo on welfare cards 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. House panel endorses ending renter tax credit http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-panel-endorses-ending-renter-tax-credit <p>The Missouri House Budget Committee has advanced legislation to abolish a tax credit of up to $750 a year for low-income seniors and disabled people who live in rental housing. Wed, 10 Apr 2013 20:44:50 +0000 Associated Press 31814 at http://kbia.org Mo. House panel endorses ending renter tax credit Mo. House approves bill granting it control over Capitol area http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-approves-bill-granting-it-control-over-capitol-area <p>The Missouri House has voted to give lawmakers authority over space in the Capitol that includes the Hall of Famous Missourians after controversy over the induction of radio host Rush Limbaugh. Thu, 10 May 2012 13:31:29 +0000 Associated Press 13896 at http://kbia.org Mo. House approves bill granting it control over Capitol area Newscast for May 10, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-may-10-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA News room, including: Thu, 10 May 2012 13:27:02 +0000 Scott Kanowsky 13895 at http://kbia.org Mo. senators continue budget negotiations http://kbia.org/post/mo-senators-continue-budget-negotiations <p>The Missouri Senate took the next step Tuesday toward beginning final negotiations with the House on next year&rsquo;s state budget.&nbsp; Senate members struggled with whether to bind themselves to various positions they support. Wed, 02 May 2012 13:58:59 +0000 Scott Kanowsky 13404 at http://kbia.org Mo. senators continue budget negotiations Mo. House OKs proposed amendment to state gun laws http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-oks-proposed-amendment-state-gun-laws <p>State House members have approved a proposed amendment to the Missouri Constitution guaranteeing the right to own and manufacture ammunition. Wed, 11 Apr 2012 14:02:18 +0000 Associated Press 12210 at http://kbia.org Mo. House members want to move funds away from state lottery http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-members-want-move-funds-away-state-lottery <p>Missouri House members are seeking to boost funding for veterans&#39; homes by diverting more of Missouri&#39;s lottery proceeds to the state budget &mdash; leaving less for prizes. Mon, 26 Mar 2012 13:59:45 +0000 Associated Press 11232 at http://kbia.org Mo. House members want to move funds away from state lottery House members debate day care bill http://kbia.org/post/house-members-debate-day-care-bill <p>Legislation cracking down on unlicensed day care providers evoked emotional testimony in a House committee hearing. Thu, 01 Mar 2012 17:06:02 +0000 Danielle Carter 9788 at http://kbia.org Newscast for February 21, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-february-21-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA News room, including:</p><ul><li>The UM Curators approve tuition increases.</li><li>Missouri legislators push law making English the only language on driver&#39;s license tests.</li><li>A law in the general assembly punishing unruly behavior at religious centers.</li></ul> Tue, 21 Feb 2012 17:10:18 +0000 Scott Kanowsky 9190 at http://kbia.org Newscast for February 21, 2012 Voter ID bill raises ire between House members http://kbia.org/post/voter-id-bill-raises-ire-between-house-members <p>Debate began Monday in the Missouri House on legislation to require voters to show photo identification at the polls.&nbsp; As Marshall Griffin tells us from Jefferson City, the back-and-forth got pretty heated at times. Tue, 07 Feb 2012 15:10:56 +0000 Marshall Griffin 8340 at http://kbia.org Voter ID bill raises ire between House members Lawsuit on state House map pushed back http://kbia.org/post/lawsuit-state-house-map-pushed-back <p>A Missouri&nbsp;judge could rule in mid-February on a lawsuit challenging new boundaries for state House&nbsp;districts. Fri, 03 Feb 2012 22:21:24 +0000 Associated Press 8172 at http://kbia.org Lawsuit on state House map pushed back