california http://kbia.org en Missouri AG challenges California egg law http://kbia.org/post/missouri-ag-challenges-california-egg-law <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Missouri's attorney general is asking a federal judge to strike down a California law regulating the living conditions of chickens.</p><p> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 14:24:31 +0000 Associated Press 47677 at http://kbia.org Missouri AG challenges California egg law House Speaker Tim Jones to go on agricultural tour http://kbia.org/post/house-speaker-tim-jones-go-agricultural-tour <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Missouri House Speaker Tim Jones is planning a statewide tour that will focus on agricultural issues.</span></p><p>The Eureka Republican will make about a half-dozen stops Oct. 15-17 with visits to farms, agricultural products plants and bioenergy facilities. Jones wants to talk with farmers and gather information for the 2014 legislative session.</p><p>Communities on the schedule include California and Sedalia.</p> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 20:04:13 +0000 Associated Press 41090 at http://kbia.org House Speaker Tim Jones to go on agricultural tour Will the defeat of Prop 37 lead to a national food labeling push? http://kbia.org/post/will-defeat-prop-37-lead-national-food-labeling-push <p>California voters defeated Proposition 37 [<a href="http://vig.cdn.sos.ca.gov/2012/general/pdf/37-title-summ-analysis.pdf">PDF</a>] on Tuesday night, the ballot measure that would have required labels to indicate the presence of genetically modified foods. At the polls, <a href="http://vote.sos.ca.gov/returns/maps/ballot-measures/prop/37/">53 percent of Californians voted against the proposition</a>, while 47 percent voted for it.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 07 Nov 2012 17:25:40 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 24163 at http://kbia.org Will the defeat of Prop 37 lead to a national food labeling push? KBIA Newscast for June 20, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/kbia-newscast-june-20-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newscast, including:</p><ul><li>A one-year-old Columbia tech company is headed to Silicon Valley for a prestigious training program</li><li>A clinic in California, MO gets a grant as part of the federal Affordable Care Act</li><li>Governor Nixon vetoes a bill he considers unconstitutional</li></ul> Wed, 20 Jun 2012 22:37:48 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 16246 at http://kbia.org Community health centers get new federal dollars http://kbia.org/post/community-health-centers-get-new-federal-dollars <p>Three community health centers in Missouri are getting new funding from the federal government. The grants announced today aim to help expand care for the medically underserved.</p><p> Wed, 20 Jun 2012 20:40:41 +0000 Jacob Fenston 16231 at http://kbia.org Community health centers get new federal dollars House discusses death penalty abolition in Missouri http://kbia.org/post/house-discusses-death-penalty-abolition-missouri <p>A House committee heard testimony Wednesday on legislation that would abolish the death penalty in Missouri.&nbsp; As St. Louis Public Radio&rsquo;s Marshall Griffin tells us, the bill would also commute sentences of all current Death Row inmates to &ldquo;life without parole.&quot; Thu, 22 Mar 2012 14:23:43 +0000 Marshall Griffin 11011 at http://kbia.org House discusses death penalty abolition in Missouri