mike parson http://kbia.org en Mo. Senate approves public building funding http://kbia.org/post/mo-senate-approves-public-building-funding <p></p><p>Missouri senators have endorsed a plan that could help finance hundreds of millions of dollars of improvements to state buildings. Thu, 27 Mar 2014 22:08:02 +0000 Associated Press 50364 at http://kbia.org Mo. Senate approves public building funding Missouri curtailing diesel fuel inspections http://kbia.org/post/missouri-curtailing-diesel-fuel-inspections <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">&nbsp;</p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Missouri is curtailing inspections aimed at people who may illegally use farm diesel fuel in their over-the-road vehicles.</span></p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 23:24:36 +0000 Associated Press 48076 at http://kbia.org Missouri curtailing diesel fuel inspections Mo. Senators want investigation into possible propane price gouging http://kbia.org/post/mo-senators-want-investigation-possible-propane-price-gouging <p></p><p>Missouri senators are calling on Attorney General Chris Koster to investigate a recent spike in propane prices.</p><p>Sen. Mike Parson, of Bolivar, said Friday that companies are sending more propane overseas, leading to a shortage throughout the Midwest. He says the shortage causes prices to rise and gives big profits to corporations. Fri, 24 Jan 2014 23:35:45 +0000 Associated Press 47117 at http://kbia.org Mo. Senators want investigation into possible propane price gouging Bill could exempt sales tax on cars at least 10 years old http://kbia.org/post/bill-could-exempt-sales-tax-cars-least-10-years-old <p></p><p>Buying an older car could become more economical in Missouri.</p><p>A state senator filed a bill Thursday that would exempt decade-old cars from sales taxes on the titling of the motor vehicle. Under the bill, a 2004 model bought in 2014 would be exempted from sales taxes. Fri, 10 Jan 2014 15:05:48 +0000 Associated Press 46467 at http://kbia.org Bill could exempt sales tax on cars at least 10 years old Newscast for February 8, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-february-8-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon explains why he waited to add money to the state's higher education budget.</li><li>Missouri state Sen. Mike Parson introduces legislation to move back candidate filing deadlines.</li><li>Alyssa Bustamante is sentenced to life without parole for second-degree murder.</li></ul><p></p> Wed, 08 Feb 2012 23:53:20 +0000 Nick Gass 8470 at http://kbia.org Missouri senator urges later candidate filing period http://kbia.org/post/missouri-senator-urges-later-candidate-filing-period <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">A Missouri senator has introduced legislation that would push back the state&#39;s time period for candidates to file for public office.</span></p><p> Wed, 08 Feb 2012 22:59:37 +0000 Associated Press 8464 at http://kbia.org Missouri senator urges later candidate filing period