initiative petition http://kbia.org en Eminent domain petitions cleared for signature gathering http://kbia.org/post/eminent-domain-petitions-cleared-signature-gathering <p>Supporters of Missouri proposals to reform laws on the use eminent domain can begin working to get their measures on the 2014 state ballot. Fri, 14 Dec 2012 14:30:45 +0000 Associated Press 25934 at http://kbia.org Eminent domain petitions cleared for signature gathering 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 Springfield marijuana petition submitted http://kbia.org/post/springfield-marijuana-petition-submitted <p>Activists have submitted a petition that seeks to decriminalize marijuana in Springfield.</p><p>The Springfield News-Leader reported that petitions with more than 2,500 signatures were submitted Friday to the Springfield city clerk.</p><p>Assistant City Clerk Anita Cotter says about 2,100 valid signatures are needed to move the petition forward to City Council, which could pass the petition or submit it to a vote.</p><p>Show-Me Cannabis Regulation board member Maranda Reynolds says the group continues collecting signatures in case some of the ones it submitted aren&#39;t useable.</p> Mon, 16 Jul 2012 13:58:36 +0000 Associated Press 17622 at http://kbia.org Springfield marijuana petition submitted