missouri state capitol http://kbia.org en State lawmakers help keep Missouri smoking rates high http://kbia.org/post/state-lawmakers-help-keep-missouri-smoking-rates-high <p></p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 09:21:00 +0000 Katie Hiler 49805 at http://kbia.org State lawmakers help keep Missouri smoking rates high Nixon expected to call for Medicaid expansion, education funding http://kbia.org/post/nixon-expected-call-medicaid-expansion-education-funding <p>Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon will deliver his annual State of the State address Tuesday night, during which he'll unveil his proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2015.</p> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 14:10:34 +0000 Marshall Griffin 46884 at http://kbia.org Nixon expected to call for Medicaid expansion, education funding Crowd gathers at state Capitol to commemorate March on Washington http://kbia.org/post/crowd-gathers-state-capitol-commemorate-march-washington <p>Roughly 200 people braved the heat and humidity outside Missouri’s Capitol building today (Wednesday) to mark the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech.&nbsp; Among those speaking at the event was former St. Louis lawmaker Jeanette Mott Oxford, who now heads the Missouri Association for Social Welfare.&nbsp; She told the crowd she believes King’s vision for America went beyond racial equality:</p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 21:31:31 +0000 Marshall Griffin 39596 at http://kbia.org Crowd gathers at state Capitol to commemorate March on Washington Mo. celebrates centennial of Capitol construction http://kbia.org/post/mo-celebrates-centennial-capitol-construction <p>Missouri officials are celebrating the 100th anniversary of groundbreaking for the state Capitol. Mon, 06 May 2013 21:53:45 +0000 Associated Press 33251 at http://kbia.org Mo. celebrates centennial of Capitol construction Nixon: 'Mo. Dept. Of Revenue Is Not Forwarding Info On Citizens To DC' http://kbia.org/post/nixon-mo-dept-revenue-not-forwarding-info-citizens-dc <a href="http://gov.mo.gov/">Governor Jay Nixon</a> (D) says the <a href="http://dor.mo.gov/">Missouri Department of Revenue (DOR)</a> is not forwarding information on applicants for driver’s licenses and conceal-carry endorsements to the federal government.<p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">He became exasperated with reporters who asked questions about the controversy during a press conference today at the State Capitol.</span><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“This Department of Revenue and this state of Missouri is not collecting a bunch of un-useful data to send to some sort of magical da Thu, 04 Apr 2013 14:34:40 +0000 Marshall Griffin 31491 at http://kbia.org Nixon: 'Mo. Dept. Of Revenue Is Not Forwarding Info On Citizens To DC' Mo. House Republicans propose smoking policy http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-republicans-propose-smoking-policy <p>Missouri House Republicans are considering a policy to let lawmakers continue smoking in their offices while encouraging them to be "conscientious" and "respectful."</p><p>Smoking is barred in the House chamber and public galleries. House rules require the Republican and Democratic caucuses to establish smoking policies for legislators' private offices.</p><p>House Democrats have decided to bar smoking in their own private offices.</p> Thu, 07 Feb 2013 15:37:24 +0000 Associated Press 28505 at http://kbia.org Mo. House Republicans propose smoking policy Mo. House passes bill on asthma meds in schools http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-passes-bill-asthma-meds-schools <p>Legislation that would let Missouri school nurses keep asthma medication on hand and treat students for attacks is on its way to Gov. Jay Nixon. Thu, 10 May 2012 19:53:40 +0000 Associated Press 13929 at http://kbia.org Mo. House passes bill on asthma meds in schools Lawmakers consider allowing casinos loan money to patrons http://kbia.org/post/lawmakers-consider-allowing-casinos-loan-money-patrons <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Missouri lawmakers are considering a measure allowing casinos to loan money to patrons, something opponents say could make things worse for those with gambling addictions.</span></p> Fri, 27 Apr 2012 22:26:10 +0000 Associated Press 13185 at http://kbia.org Lawmakers consider allowing casinos loan money to patrons Newscast for April 26, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-april-26-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA News room, including:</p><ul><li>Missouri senators rebuff effort to intervene in contract dispute.</li><li>Missouri House gives first-round approval to bill giving tax breaks to auto parts manufactures.</li><li>House budget leader not happy with the Senate&#39;s decision to restore millions to blind pension program.</li></ul> Thu, 26 Apr 2012 13:56:52 +0000 Scott Kanowsky 13072 at http://kbia.org Newscast for April 26, 2012 Newscast for March 27, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-march-27-2012-0 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Thousands gathering for rallies in Jefferson City</li><li>A jobs announcement in Mexico, MO</li><li>The stealth bombers at a Missouri Air Force Base are getting some expensive updates</li></ul> Tue, 27 Mar 2012 22:49:09 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 11350 at http://kbia.org Newscast for March 27, 2012