ballot http://kbia.org en Missourians to vote on new veterans lottery ticket http://kbia.org/post/missourians-vote-new-veterans-lottery-ticket <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Missouri voters will decide whether state lottery officials should create a separate ticket to fund veterans' programs.</p> Thu, 15 May 2014 22:12:41 +0000 The Associated Press 53022 at http://kbia.org Missourians to vote on new veterans lottery ticket Talking Politics: Petition initiatives and sunshine laws http://kbia.org/post/talking-politics-petition-initiatives-and-sunshine-laws <p>Initiative&nbsp;petitions<span style="line-height: 1.5">&nbsp;touching on 19 different issues are circulating right now to get on the ballot in November. They range from allowing early voting to eliminating teacher tenure. Signature gatherers are out, clipboards in hand, to get the thousands of signatures necessary by May 4. The catch is this: Most of these initiatives won’t make it on the ballot. KBIA's Justin Paprocki&nbsp;found out just what it takes to get an issue on the ballot.</span></p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:11:00 +0000 Kate Grumke 51418 at http://kbia.org Deadline looms to request Mo. absentee ballots http://kbia.org/post/deadline-looms-request-mo-absentee-ballots <p></p><p>Voters in southeast Missouri are running out of time to request absentee ballots by mail or fax for next month's congressional election. Mon, 27 May 2013 13:19:47 +0000 Associated Press 34390 at http://kbia.org Deadline looms to request Mo. absentee ballots Koster won't file appeal for Carnahan on health ins. exchange ballot language http://kbia.org/post/koster-wont-file-appeal-carnahan-health-ins-exchange-ballot-language <P>There will be no challenge to the new language inserted onto a ballot initiative by a Cole County judge regarding health insurance exchanges.</P> <P><A href="http://sos.mo.gov/elections/2012ballot/">The version initially approved</A> by <A href="http://sos.mo.gov/sosbio.asp">Secretary of State Robin Carnahan</A> (D)&#160;had asked if state law should, “deny individuals, families and small businesses the ability to access affordable health care,” unless the people or the legislature created an exchange.&#160;&#160;In a statement, Carnahan says<A href="http://ago.mo.gov/koster_bio.htm"> Attorney General Chris Koster </A>(D) refused to file an appeal on her office’s behalf.&#160;<A href="http://ltgov.mo.gov/"> Lt. Governor Peter Kinder </A>(R) filed suit against Carnahan over that language.&#160; He applauded the Democratic Attorney General’s move. Fri, 31 Aug 2012 14:28:26 +0000 Marshall Griffin 20365 at http://kbia.org Koster won't file appeal for Carnahan on health ins. exchange ballot language Springfield OKs marijuana ballot http://kbia.org/post/springfield-oks-marijuana-ballot <p>Springfield officials have certified the signatures on a petition that seeks to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana in the city. Fri, 03 Aug 2012 22:30:04 +0000 Associated Press 18723 at http://kbia.org Springfield OKs marijuana ballot Mo. House approves new voter ID bill language http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-approves-new-voter-id-bill-language <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 8.5pt; background-color: white; line-height: 11.25pt; ">Missouri House members have rewritten the ballot language for a proposed constitutional amendment clearing the way for someday requiring voters to show photo identification.</span></p><p> Thu, 12 Apr 2012 13:59:17 +0000 Associated Press 12308 at http://kbia.org Missourians could decide record number of ballot issues http://kbia.org/post/missourians-could-decide-record-number-ballot-issues <p>Missouri voters could get a say on several big issues this fall, including measures to replace the state income tax, hike the tobacco tax, raise the minimum wage and restrict payday loans. Mon, 09 Apr 2012 13:26:00 +0000 Associated Press 12071 at http://kbia.org Missourians could decide record number of ballot issues