capitol http://kbia.org en Mo. bill lets state workers carry guns in car http://kbia.org/post/mo-bill-lets-state-workers-carry-guns-car <p>State employees could keep firearms in their vehicles on state property under a bill heard by a Missouri Senate committee.</p><p>The measure considered Tuesday by the Senate General Laws Committee would allow those employees to have a firearm in their car if it is locked and the gun is not visible.</p><p>The legislation would also increase penalties for convicted felons who use an illegal firearm while committing another crime. But the committee's chairman, Republican Sen. Brian Nieves, said he wants to take that provision out of the bill.</p> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 14:14:14 +0000 Associated Press 32562 at http://kbia.org Mo. bill lets state workers carry guns in car 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 Group continues anti-Limbaugh bust protest http://kbia.org/post/group-continues-anti-limbaugh-bust-protest <p>Another group has organized a protest against the Missouri House Speaker&#39;s plan to put controversial conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh in the Hall of Famous Missourians Tue, 20 Mar 2012 14:18:07 +0000 Matt Evans 10873 at http://kbia.org Group continues anti-Limbaugh bust protest