peter kinder http://kbia.org en Date set for Kelly-Kinder riverways debate http://kbia.org/post/date-set-kelly-kinder-riverways-debate <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder and state Rep. Chris Kelly are scheduled to debate the future of the Ozark National Scenic Riverways.</p><p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:33:25 +0000 Associated Press 51283 at http://kbia.org Date set for Kelly-Kinder riverways debate Missouri commission approves housing tax credits http://kbia.org/post/missouri-commission-approves-housing-tax-credits <p>A&nbsp;Missouri&nbsp;commission has approved tax credits to build low-income housing after delaying their issuance last year.</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The&nbsp;Missouri&nbsp;Housing Development Commission unanimously endorsed issuing about $14 million in tax credits Friday for about 1,600 housing units.</span></p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 20:49:52 +0000 Associated Press 49637 at http://kbia.org Missouri commission approves housing tax credits Kinder wants Housing Commission to discuss low-income tax credits http://kbia.org/post/kinder-wants-housing-commission-discuss-low-income-tax-credits <p></p><p>Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder wants a Missouri housing commission to meet next week to consider awarding tax credits to developers.</p><p>The Missouri Housing Development Commission postponed the approval of millions of dollars of tax credits for low-income housing at its December meeting. Fri, 10 Jan 2014 15:08:59 +0000 Associated Press 46468 at http://kbia.org Kinder wants Housing Commission to discuss low-income tax credits Kinder, Black Caucus Up Ante In Low-Income Housing Fight With Nixon http://kbia.org/post/kinder-black-caucus-ante-low-income-housing-fight-nixon <p style="margin-left:.5in;">State Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, chair of the Missouri General Assembly’s Black Caucus, is threatening to block Senate action on several of Gov. Jay Nixon’s key appointments because of the governor’s action to delay state tax breaks for several low-income housing projects.<p style="margin-left:.5in;">Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder, a Republican, joined Nasheed and several St. Tue, 24 Dec 2013 14:08:36 +0000 Jo Mannies 45747 at http://kbia.org Kinder, Black Caucus Up Ante In Low-Income Housing Fight With Nixon Mo. Lt. Gov. Kinder decides against run for Congress http://kbia.org/post/mo-lt-gov-kinder-decides-against-run-congress <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Lt. </span>Gov<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Peter Kinder has decided not to run for a southeast Missouri congressional seat next year.</span></p><p>Kinder announced his decision in a written statement Friday, about a month after he publicly said he was considering a congressional bid.</p><p> Mon, 04 Nov 2013 14:11:41 +0000 Associated Press 43201 at http://kbia.org Mo. Lt. Gov. Kinder decides against run for Congress Rodeo clown at Missouri State Fair wore Obama mask http://kbia.org/post/rodeo-clown-missouri-state-fair-wore-obama-mask <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><em>This story is updating</em></p><p>People and politicians are speaking out against an incident at the the Missouri State Fair on Saturday. A clown wearing a President Barack Obama mask appeared at a rodeo this weekend, and the announcer asked spectators if they wanted to see "Obama run down by a bull."</p><p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 12:37:34 +0000 Scott Pham 38672 at http://kbia.org Rodeo clown at Missouri State Fair wore Obama mask This guy made a farce out of the Lt. Governor's office http://kbia.org/post/guy-made-farce-out-lt-governors-office <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">We cover a lot of elections at KBIA but Mike Carter's 2012 run for Lt. Governor was bizarre, hilarious, wonderful. We'll explain:</span></p><p> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 16:28:49 +0000 Scott Pham 38027 at http://kbia.org This guy made a farce out of the Lt. Governor's office ATF Bureau And Social Security Requested Missouri's Conceal Carry Weapons List http://kbia.org/post/atf-bureau-and-social-security-requested-missouris-conceal-carry-weapons-list <a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/13info/members/mem19.htm">Missouri Senator Kurt Schaefer</a> (R, Columbia)&#160;says the<a href="http://dor.mo.gov/"> Department of Revenue </a>(DOR)&#160;has continued to withhold information from his legislative committee about the list of conceal carry weapons (CCW)&#160;holders that the agency compiled for the federal government.<p>Schaefer told reporters Tuesday that they’ve found an email that states the request was made jointly by the <a href="http://www.atf.gov/">Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms</a>, as well as the<a href="http://www.ssa.gov/"> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 13:58:00 +0000 Marshall Griffin 32190 at http://kbia.org ATF Bureau And Social Security Requested Missouri's Conceal Carry Weapons List Mo. Lt. Gov. Kinder calls for pipeline approval http://kbia.org/post/mo-lt-gov-kinder-calls-pipeline-approval <p>Missouri Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder is among more than 20 Republican lieutenant governors urging approval of the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline.</p><p>The Republican Lieutenant Governors Association said in a letter to President Barack Obama that more pipeline capacity is needed to tap oil supplies from formations in Canada, Montana and North Dakota.<br>The lieutenant governors contend construction of the pipeline would support thousands of construction and manufacturing jobs and would directly benefit many states.</p> Tue, 02 Apr 2013 18:24:05 +0000 Associated Press 31376 at http://kbia.org Mo. Lt. Gov. Kinder calls for pipeline approval Mo. Lt. Gov. Kinder to launch waste website http://kbia.org/post/mo-lt-gov-kinder-launch-waste-website <p>Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder said he plans to launch a state website to gather tips about wasteful spending in Missouri government.</p><p>Kinder, a Republican, said&nbsp; the website should be running soon. He detailed plans for it while asking a legislative committee on Wednesday to increase his office budget by about $38,500, to get it back to its level in 2009.</p><p>Kinder said if the website and his staff don't identify enough wasteful spending to offset the appropriation, he'll return the additional money.</p> Thu, 14 Feb 2013 15:21:37 +0000 Associated Press 28891 at http://kbia.org Mo. Lt. Gov. Kinder to launch waste website Special-elections bill gets speedy passage in Mo. House committee http://kbia.org/post/special-elections-bill-gets-speedy-passage-mo-house-committee A <a href="http://house.mo.gov/default.aspx">Missouri House</a> committee has overwhelmingly passed legislation that would require special elections to fill vacancies in statewide offices.<p><a href="http://www.house.mo.gov/billsummary.aspx?bill=HB110">House Bill 110</a>&#160;would require special elections if the office of Lt. Governor or any other statewide office is suddenly vacated.&#160; It would allow the Governor to only appoint a placeholder who would temporarily fill the office but not be eligible to run in the special election.&#160; It’s sponsored by <a href="http://www.house.mo.gov/member.aspx?year=2013&#38;district=120">House Speaker Pro-tem Jason Smith</a> (R, Salem). Tue, 15 Jan 2013 23:00:17 +0000 Marshall Griffin 27336 at http://kbia.org Special-elections bill gets speedy passage in Mo. House committee Disagreement in Mo. government on how to fill empty offices http://kbia.org/post/disagreement-mo-government-how-fill-empty-offices <p></p><p>Aside from Medicaid expansion, the most talked-about issue so far during the just-begun Missouri legislative session is whether Gov. Jay Nixon has the authority to appoint a new Lt. Gov. if Peter Kinder succeeds Republican Jo Ann Emerson in Congress.</p><p>Following his annual prayer breakfast, Gov. Nixon told reporters he believes he has the authority to appoint a new lieutenant governor if the office suddenly becomes vacant.</p> Thu, 10 Jan 2013 22:51:00 +0000 Marshall Griffin 27120 at http://kbia.org Disagreement in Mo. government on how to fill empty offices Missouri politicians pressure Congress to "Fix the Debt" http://kbia.org/post/missouri-politicians-pressure-congress-fix-debt <p>A new bipartisan group of Missouri leaders is trying to put pressure on Congress to address the national debt – and says tens of thousands of Missouri jobs are at stake.&nbsp; The Missouri “Fix the Debt” campaign held its first event in Jefferson City Monday. The group is urging action before the so-called fiscal cliff takes effect. Mon, 19 Nov 2012 23:48:56 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 24769 at http://kbia.org Missouri politicians pressure Congress to "Fix the Debt" Kinder calls on legislators to refuse health insurance exchange, Medicaid expansion http://kbia.org/post/kinder-calls-legislators-refuse-health-insurance-exchange-medicaid-expansion <div style="margin:0 0 10pt 0;"><p></p><p></p></div><div style="margin:0 0 10pt 0;"><p>Missouri Lt. Governor Peter Kinder is urging state lawmakers to refrain from creating a health insurance exchange or expanding Medicaid when they convene for their regular session next year.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 16 Nov 2012 13:58:28 +0000 Marshall Griffin 24620 at http://kbia.org Kinder calls on legislators to refuse health insurance exchange, Medicaid expansion Lt. Governor race heats up after long lull http://kbia.org/post/lt-governor-race-heats-after-long-lull <p>While the Governor and US Senate races in Missouri have attracted more attention, the campaign for the Lt. Governor’s office has heated up after a quiet lull that followed the August primaries.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 05 Nov 2012 19:27:58 +0000 Marshall Griffin 24004 at http://kbia.org Lt. Governor race heats up after long lull