robin carnahan http://kbia.org en Ex-Mo. Secretary of State Carnahan joins DC firm http://kbia.org/post/ex-mo-secretary-state-carnahan-joins-dc-firm <p></p><p>Former Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan has joined a Washington-based firm that provides global consulting services to businesses and nonprofit organizations.</p><p>Albright Stonebridge Group said Friday that Carnahan has been hired as a senior director.</p><p>She served two terms as Missouri secretary of state, from 2005 until this past January. Before that, Carnahan served as an executive at the Export-Import Bank of the U.S., practiced corporate law and advised businesses on international trade issues.</p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 21:50:04 +0000 Associated Press 41234 at http://kbia.org Ex-Mo. Secretary of State Carnahan joins DC firm Audit gives good rating to Mo. secretary of state http://kbia.org/post/audit-gives-good-rating-mo-secretary-state <p>Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich has given an "excellent" rating to the office of former Secretary of State Robin Carnahan.</p><p>Carnahan's term ended in January, and the state auditor routinely reviews offices when executives leave.</p><p>Schweich's report found no problems with the office's oversight of significant financial functions, no legal violations and nothing lacking in its management procedures. The "excellent" rating is the highest available on Schweich's four-level assessment chart.</p> Mon, 18 Mar 2013 14:36:01 +0000 Associated Press 30563 at http://kbia.org Audit gives good rating to Mo. secretary of state Mo. SOS to take public comments on initiatives http://kbia.org/post/mo-sos-take-public-comments-initiatives <p></p><p>Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander is giving the public a chance to review potential ballot initiatives long before the petition gathering begins.</p><p>Kander said Friday that initiatives submitted to his office will be posted online, and the public will have a five-day comment period before his office drafts a summary for the measures.</p><p>Kander, a Democrat, took office Jan. 14.</p> Fri, 25 Jan 2013 22:45:15 +0000 Associated Press 27855 at http://kbia.org Mo. SOS to take public comments on initiatives Sec. of State candidate Schoeller attacks "puppy mill" language http://kbia.org/post/sec-state-candidate-schoeller-attacks-puppy-mill-language <p>The Republican nominee for Secretary of State is conducting a so-called “Farm Values Tour” across Missouri this week.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 17 Sep 2012 23:06:40 +0000 Marshall Griffin 21308 at http://kbia.org Sec. of State candidate Schoeller attacks "puppy mill" language Newscast for September 10, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-september-10-2012-0 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Governor Nixon extends farmers declaration</li><li>MU students partner with food pantry</li><li>Chronic wasting disease impacting deer in northern counties</li><li>Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan's ballot summery planning appeal Mon, 10 Sep 2012 23:03:55 +0000 Wendy Mader 20900 at http://kbia.org Judge upholds ballot summary for Mo. court measure http://kbia.org/post/judge-upholds-ballot-summary-mo-court-measure <P>A Cole County judge has upheld a ballot summary prepared by <A href="http://sos.mo.gov/sosbio.asp">Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan</A> (D) for a <A href="http://sos.mo.gov/elections/2012ballot/">proposed constitutional amendment </A>that would expand the governor’s role in appointing State Supreme Court judges.</P> <P>The ballot language for Amendment 3 asks:</P> <BLOCKQUOTE> <P>Shall the Missouri Constitution be amended to change the current nonpartisan selection of supreme court and court of appeals judges to a process that gives the governor increased authority to:</P> <UL> <L Mon, 10 Sep 2012 21:48:13 +0000 Marshall Griffin 20892 at http://kbia.org Judge upholds ballot summary for Mo. court measure Ballot initiative supporters give up on payday loans, minimum wage http://kbia.org/post/ballot-initiative-supporters-give-payday-loans-minimum-wage <p>Two groups that had been pushing to get initiatives stiffening regulations on payday loans and raising Missouri's minimum wage are giving up their fight to get the measures on the November ballot. Mon, 03 Sep 2012 22:19:13 +0000 Associated Press 20494 at http://kbia.org Ballot initiative supporters give up on payday loans, minimum wage 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 Appeal looks unlikely in health care ballot wording case http://kbia.org/post/appeal-looks-unlikely-health-care-ballot-wording-case <p>Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster apparently has decided not to appeal a judge's decision rewriting the summary that voters will see for a ballot measure on health insurance exchanges. Thu, 30 Aug 2012 21:47:04 +0000 Associated Press 20327 at http://kbia.org Appeal looks unlikely in health care ballot wording case Cole County judge strikes down language in Mo. health care measure http://kbia.org/post/cole-county-judge-strikes-down-language-mo-health-care-measure <p>A Cole County judge has struck down language authorized by Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan in a ballot initiative dealing with the creation of a health insurance exchange.&nbsp; Tue, 28 Aug 2012 23:09:43 +0000 Marshall Griffin 20190 at http://kbia.org Cole County judge strikes down language in Mo. health care measure Newscast for August 17, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-august-17-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Missouri receives $6 million for transportation projects</li><li>Health care measure's language battled over in court</li><li>Quicksand popping up along rivers</li></ul><p> Fri, 17 Aug 2012 22:55:56 +0000 Kristofor Husted 19626 at http://kbia.org Hearings set in case over Mo. health care measure http://kbia.org/post/hearings-set-case-over-mo-health-care-measure <p>A Missouri judge has scheduled two hearings this month on a challenge to the ballot language of a health care measure that goes before voters in November.</p><p>The lawsuit by Republican Lieutenant Governor Peter Kinder and several top GOP lawmakers contends the ballot summary is unfair and misleading. Secretary of State Robin Carnahan, a Democrat, wrote the summary.</p><p>Online court records show Cole County Circuit Judge Dan Green will hear arguments Friday and again on August 28th.</p> Wed, 15 Aug 2012 13:46:51 +0000 Associated Press 19442 at http://kbia.org Hearings set in case over Mo. health care measure Newscast for July 4, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-july-4-2012-0 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>An update on which cities will have their fireworks displays tonight, and which won&#39;t because of dry conditions.</li><li>Mo Republicans cry foul over Secretary of State&#39;s ballot summaries</li><li>A story from a 4th of July event put on by Mormon Congregations in Columbia</li></ul> Wed, 04 Jul 2012 21:23:04 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 17040 at http://kbia.org Lawmakers don't like summary of Mo. ballot issues http://kbia.org/post/lawmakers-dont-summary-mo-ballot-issues <p>Several Republicans are criticizing the ballot summaries that Missouri Democratic Secretary of State Robin Carnahan has prepared for measures dealing with health insurance and appellate judges.</p><p>The Republican-led Legislature referred both measures to the November ballot. Carnahan wrote the ballot summaries because lawmakers did not include their own.</p><p>Lawmakers who sponsored the measures say those summaries are misleading, and two GOP leaders pledged to file a lawsuit.</p> Wed, 04 Jul 2012 20:30:52 +0000 Associated Press 17063 at http://kbia.org Lawmakers don't like summary of Mo. ballot issues