Rob Mayer http://kbia.org en Newscast for May 30, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-may-30-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA News room, including: Wed, 30 May 2012 13:18:59 +0000 Scott Kanowsky 14981 at http://kbia.org 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 Legislators debate bill punishing unruly behavior near worship centers http://kbia.org/post/legislators-debate-bill-punishing-unruly-behavior-near-worship-centers <p>Sparked by past events around the nation, one Missouri senator is trying to make disrupting a house of worship punishable by up to 15 days in jail and a three hundred dollar fine for first time offenders. Tue, 21 Feb 2012 17:28:48 +0000 9193 at http://kbia.org Legislators debate bill punishing unruly behavior near worship centers Newscast for February 21, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-february-21-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA News room, including:</p><ul><li>The UM Curators approve tuition increases.</li><li>Missouri legislators push law making English the only language on driver&#39;s license tests.</li><li>A law in the general assembly punishing unruly behavior at religious centers.</li></ul> Tue, 21 Feb 2012 17:10:18 +0000 Scott Kanowsky 9190 at http://kbia.org Newscast for February 21, 2012 MO Senate passes bill to push back primary filing period http://kbia.org/post/mo-senate-passes-bill-push-back-primary-filing-period <p>The Missouri Senate has unanimously passed legislation to move the filing period for the state&rsquo;s party primaries back by one month.&nbsp; The bill is moving rapidly because the filing period is currently set to begin February 28th and end in late March. Thu, 16 Feb 2012 23:26:58 +0000 Marshall Griffin 8970 at http://kbia.org MO Senate passes bill to push back primary filing period Mo. senators scuttle Nixon's nominee http://kbia.org/post/mo-senators-scuttle-nixons-nominee <p>&nbsp;</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">Senate Republicans have scuttled Gov. Jay Nixon&#39;s nominee to direct the Missouri Department of Economic Development.</p><p> Wed, 01 Feb 2012 22:56:59 +0000 Associated Press 8066 at http://kbia.org Mo. senators scuttle Nixon's nominee Fresh debate over "right-to-work" legislation arises http://kbia.org/post/fresh-debate-over-right-work-legislation-arises <p>Legislation to make Missouri a "right-to-work" state is again coming up in state Senate.</p><p>A senate panel last week endorsed two bills that would make it a misdemeanor to require workers to pay union fees as a condition of employment.</p><p>One of the two proposals, sponsored by Senate President Pro Tem Rob Mayer, would go before voters if it passes the Legislature. The other would go to the governor's desk.</p> Mon, 30 Jan 2012 19:15:09 +0000 Associated Press 7951 at http://kbia.org Fresh debate over "right-to-work" legislation arises State legislators consider changing workplace discrimination rules http://kbia.org/post/state-legislators-consider-changing-workplace-discrimination-rules <p>Legislation that would change Missouri&rsquo;s workplace discrimination standards is getting attention this week by both State House and Senate members.</p><p> Tue, 24 Jan 2012 18:48:10 +0000 Marshall Griffin 7593 at http://kbia.org State legislators consider changing workplace discrimination rules State of the State analysis http://kbia.org/post/state-state-analysis <p><strong>Watch the show and join the conversation on the<a href="http://intersectkbia.weebly.com/"> Intersection website.</a></strong></p><p> Wed, 18 Jan 2012 06:28:01 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 7189 at http://kbia.org State of the State analysis Missouri Senate Leader Wants to End Special Session http://kbia.org/post/missouri-senate-leader-wants-end-special-session <p>The head of the Missouri Senate has announced he&rsquo;s going to pull the plug on the special legislative session next week.&nbsp; Fri, 21 Oct 2011 23:25:48 +0000 2227 at http://kbia.org