caleb rowden http://kbia.org en Speaker Jones defends 'right to work' legislation http://kbia.org/post/speaker-jones-defends-right-work-legislation <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In his opening address at the start of the legislative session last week, House Speaker Tim Jones highlighted “right to work” legislation as one of his priorities this year.</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 17:19:44 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 46685 at http://kbia.org Speaker Jones defends 'right to work' legislation Columbia’s state lawmakers share highlights from the 2013 legislative session http://kbia.org/post/columbia-s-state-lawmakers-share-highlights-2013-legislative-session <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Missouri's 2013 legislative session came to a close Friday evening after deliberation of state Medicaid expansion, tax credit reform and </span><a href="http://kbia.org/post/what-gun-show-loophole" style="line-height: 1.5;">gun control</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Thu, 23 May 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Katie Moritz 34185 at http://kbia.org Columbia’s state lawmakers share highlights from the 2013 legislative session Mo. legislators review Missouri’s 2013 legislative session http://kbia.org/post/mo-legislators-review-missouri-s-2013-legislative-session <p></p><p><strong style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Watch the show and join the conversation on the&nbsp;<a href="http://intersectkbia.weebly.com/" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162);">Intersection website.</a></strong></p><p> Fri, 17 May 2013 18:21:19 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 33939 at http://kbia.org Mo. legislators review Missouri’s 2013 legislative session KBIA's Ryan Famuliner interviews Ken Jacob, Democratic nominee for the 44th [video] http://kbia.org/post/kbias-ryan-famuliner-interviews-ken-jacob-democratic-nominee-44th-video <p>Jacob talks about the importance of higher education, and how he believes it can be a way to promote job growth in the state. He also stresses revitalization of Interstate 70, but doesn’t go as far as to promote turning it into a toll road. He says bonding will be the way to pay for that work, which he says will also create jobs. Jacob also questions the legitimacy of the his opponent, Republican Caleb Rowden, who he says is not qualified for the office. Jacob has served in the state house and senate.</p><p> Tue, 23 Oct 2012 16:44:23 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 23263 at http://kbia.org KBIA's Ryan Famuliner interviews Ken Jacob, Democratic nominee for the 44th [video] Rowden gets nod from Republicans in 44th District http://kbia.org/post/rowden-gets-nod-republicans-44th-district <p>A 29-year-old newcomer to politics is the Republican nominee for the newly-drawn 44<sup>th</sup> State House District. Caleb Rowden got 41 percent of the vote in the 4-way race for the seat, which will represent Columbia&rsquo;s third ward and most of Northeast Boone County. Rowden says economic development would be one of his main concerns as a legislator. Wed, 08 Aug 2012 05:19:00 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 18950 at http://kbia.org