democrats http://kbia.org en Sen. McCaskill: 'Underdog' in U.S. Senate race http://kbia.org/post/sen-mccaskill-underdog-us-senate-race <p>After U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill voted Tuesday morning in St. Louis, she traveled to Columbia&rsquo;s Democratic headquarters to call on voters for support in November&rsquo;s general election. She plans to fight hard to keep her spot in office from whichever opponent comes out on top in Tuesday&rsquo;s Republican primary.</p> Tue, 07 Aug 2012 21:32:44 +0000 Kristofor Husted 18938 at http://kbia.org Sen. McCaskill: 'Underdog' in U.S. Senate race Legislative leaders wrangle over bills with Nixon http://kbia.org/post/legislative-leaders-wrangle-over-bills-nixon <p>Republican leaders in the Missouri House say they&rsquo;ve been negotiating with Democratic Governor Jay Nixon over the two bills he vetoed in March. Tue, 17 Apr 2012 13:58:23 +0000 Marshall Griffin 12532 at http://kbia.org Legislative leaders wrangle over bills with Nixon House Democrats push new Missouri ethics bill http://kbia.org/post/house-democrats-push-new-missouri-ethics-bill <p>House Democrats are backing legislation they say would toughen Missouri&rsquo;s ethics standards.&nbsp; As Marshall Griffin tells us from Jefferson City, the bill would restore many provisions recently struck down by the State Supreme Court. Tue, 20 Mar 2012 14:08:12 +0000 Marshall Griffin 10870 at http://kbia.org House Democrats push new Missouri ethics bill Newscast for March 20, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-march-20-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA News room, including:</p><ul><li>Missouri Democrats push ethics bill</li><li>Missourians can now apply for state money to grow specialty crops</li><li>The fight over a bust of conservative talk show host in Missouri Capitol continues</li></ul> Tue, 20 Mar 2012 13:52:49 +0000 Scott Kanowsky 10869 at http://kbia.org Newscast for March 20, 2012 Mo. House Democrats Calls for New Ethics Measure http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-democrats-calls-new-ethics-measure <p><span style="font-size: 11px; ">Missouri House Democrats are calling for new ethics legislation after the state Supreme Court rejected much of the most state&#39;s most recent version because of how it was approved.</span></p><p> Mon, 19 Mar 2012 21:51:43 +0000 Associated Press 10845 at http://kbia.org Mo. House Democrats Calls for New Ethics Measure Mo. attorney general wants $3 million to remodel office http://kbia.org/post/mo-attorney-general-wants-3-million-remodel-office <p>&nbsp;</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Chris Koster&#39;s office is proposing to use money from consumer fraud cases to renovate its space.</p><p> Wed, 22 Feb 2012 21:06:52 +0000 Associated Press 9285 at http://kbia.org Mo. attorney general wants $3 million to remodel office Possibly threatening email sent to lawmakers http://kbia.org/post/possibly-threatening-email-sent-lawmakers <p>An angry email that named four Missouri state senators and mentioned an Arizona congresswoman who was shot and wounded last year has been traced to an eastern Missouri resident. Wed, 22 Feb 2012 15:02:30 +0000 Associated Press 9253 at http://kbia.org Possibly threatening email sent to lawmakers Mo. Senate passes workplace discrimination reform bill http://kbia.org/post/mo-senate-passes-workplace-discrimination-reform-bill <p>The Missouri Senate has passed legislation that would redefine what constitutes discrimination in the workplace. The vote was a mere formality following last week&rsquo;s battle to kill the bill. Thu, 09 Feb 2012 15:08:05 +0000 Marshall Griffin 8497 at http://kbia.org Mo. Senate passes workplace discrimination reform bill