attorney general http://kbia.org en Schaefer to run for Attorney General http://kbia.org/post/schaefer-run-attorney-general <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">State Senator Kurt Schaefer has become the first big-name Republican to toss his hat in the ring for the 2016 Missouri Attorney General’s race.&nbsp;</span><font color="#222222" face="Arial, sans-serif"><span style="font-size: 15px; line-height: 17px;">He is in his second and final term in the Missouri Senate. &nbsp;</span></font></p> Wed, 18 Sep 2013 21:33:13 +0000 Marshall Griffin & Julia Avery 40743 at http://kbia.org Schaefer to run for Attorney General Koster plans task force on urban violence http://kbia.org/post/koster-plans-task-force-urban-violence <p>Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster plans to create a new task force to focus on urban violence. The attorney general's office says the panel could start work in late spring with meetings in Kansas City and St. Louis.</p><p>Koster, a Democrat, won a second term this past November. During his re-election campaign, he said he was considering task forces to focus on urban crime and to evaluate the annual report on law enforcement traffic stops.</p> Mon, 21 Jan 2013 14:03:49 +0000 Associated Press 27564 at http://kbia.org Koster plans task force on urban violence Mo. Attorney General investigates price gouging among well drillers http://kbia.org/post/mo-attorney-general-investigates-price-gouging-among-well-drillers <p>The Missouri attorney general&#39;s office is investigating reports that water well drillers may have been taking advantage of landowners hit hard by drought. Fri, 27 Jul 2012 22:19:22 +0000 Associated Press 18349 at http://kbia.org Mo. Attorney General investigates price gouging among well drillers Koster, Martin report fundraising for Mo. AG race http://kbia.org/post/koster-martin-report-fundraising-mo-ag-race <p>Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster reports raising more than a half-million dollars during the past quarter for his re-election campaign.</p><p>Candidates filed reports with the Missouri Ethics Commission laying out their fundraising activities from April through the end of June.</p><p>Koster, a Democrat, reported that his campaign raised $572,000 during the past three months and had nearly $2.4 million in available cash at the start of July.</p> Tue, 17 Jul 2012 13:17:21 +0000 Associated Press 17684 at http://kbia.org Koster, Martin report fundraising for Mo. AG race Rick Perry endorses Ed Martin for Mo. AG http://kbia.org/post/rick-perry-endorses-ed-martin-mo-ag <p>Texas Governor Rick Perry visited Cape Girardeau on Friday to drum up Republican support for Attorney General candidate Ed Martin. Mon, 02 Jul 2012 15:31:12 +0000 Jacob Mcleland 16890 at http://kbia.org Rick Perry endorses Ed Martin for Mo. AG Missouri flag desecration law declared unconstitutional http://kbia.org/post/missouri-flag-desecration-law-declared-unconstitutional <p>A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Missouri&rsquo;s law banning flag desecration is unconstitutional.</p><p> Thu, 22 Mar 2012 22:18:58 +0000 Jacob McCleland 11062 at http://kbia.org Missouri flag desecration law declared unconstitutional Mo. GOP attorney general race gains another candidate http://kbia.org/post/mo-gop-attorney-general-race-gains-another-candidate <p>&nbsp;</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The Republican race for Missouri&#39;s attorney general&#39;s office has gained a second candidate.</p><p> Thu, 23 Feb 2012 19:47:55 +0000 Associated Press 9361 at http://kbia.org Mo. GOP attorney general race gains another candidate Koster gives details about $196M settlement distribution http://kbia.org/post/koster-gives-details-about-196m-settlement-distribution-0 <p>As part of the national settlement with the five biggest mortgage service banks, amid allegations of mass loan abuse and fraud,&nbsp;Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster has started looking for home owners to take payments. Thu, 09 Feb 2012 23:44:37 +0000 8546 at http://kbia.org Koster gives details about $196M settlement distribution