department of homeland security http://kbia.org en Fed letter thanks Mo. for complying with Real ID http://kbia.org/post/fed-letter-thanks-mo-complying-real-id <p>Republican lawmakers are raising new questions about whether Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon's administration has tried to comply with the federal Real ID Act.</p><p>Senators on Wednesday released a copy of a form letter sent in March 2010 by Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano to Nixon thanking him for his efforts to comply with Real ID.</p><p>Nixon signed a 2009 state law prohibiting Missouri from taking steps intended to comply with the goals of the 2005 federal identity law, which sets stringent requirements for photo identification cards.</p> Thu, 02 May 2013 13:42:34 +0000 Associated Press 33037 at http://kbia.org Dept. of Revenue promises it is not sending citizens personal documents to the federal government http://kbia.org/post/dept-revenue-promises-it-not-sending-citizens-personal-documents-federal-government <p>State Department of Revenue leaders told a Missouri House committee today that they are NOT sending copies of documents from Missouri citizens to the federal government.&nbsp;</p><p>Director Brian Long and Deputy Director John Mollenkamp say they now require documents from state residents, including conceal-carry endorsements, to be scanned into a computer system as part of an effort to cut down on fraud.&nbsp; Republican House Member Todd Richardson says, though, he’s still skeptical about the agency’s intentions</p> Mon, 11 Mar 2013 22:44:54 +0000 Marshall Griffin 30243 at http://kbia.org N-BAF Report Cuts Risk of Pathogen Exposure http://kbia.org/post/n-baf-report-cuts-risk-pathogen-exposure <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>The risk of a pathogen release at the controversial National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility being built in Manhattan, Kan., is much less than originally calculated, according to a new, much-anticipated report from the Department of Homeland Security.</p><p> Fri, 06 Apr 2012 20:24:52 +0000 Laura Ziegler 11974 at http://kbia.org N-BAF Report Cuts Risk of Pathogen Exposure