us house of representatives http://kbia.org en What the 'farm-only' House farm bill means for nutrition programs http://kbia.org/post/what-farm-only-house-farm-bill-means-nutrition-programs <p>The U.S. House of Representatives has passed its version of the farm bill, a version that excludes funding for nutrition assistance programs nationwide.&nbsp; But most analysts believe the Democrat-controlled Senate won’t approve a version that does not include funding for programs like food stamps.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 13:43:44 +0000 Andrew Nichols 37148 at http://kbia.org What the 'farm-only' House farm bill means for nutrition programs As US House prepares to vote on farm bill, Congressmembers weigh in http://kbia.org/post/us-house-prepares-vote-farm-bill-congressmembers-weigh <span style="line-height: 1.5;">Members of Missouri and Illinois' Congressional delegations are weighing in on the U.S. House version of the Farm Bill, which could be voted on before week's end.</span><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Illinois Republican Rodney Davis told reporters today via conference call that the bill is a big improvement over the version passed by the Democrat-controlled U.S. Senate.</span><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">"It</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> cuts $40 billion in spending," Davis said. Wed, 19 Jun 2013 13:33:28 +0000 Marshall Griffin 35716 at http://kbia.org As US House prepares to vote on farm bill, Congressmembers weigh in Mo. Republicans choose Jason Smith for 8th District Congress race http://kbia.org/post/mo-republicans-choose-jason-smith-8th-district-congress-race <p>Missouri Republicans have chosen a young state lawmaker promising a "fresh approach" as their candidate to replace former Congresswoman Jo Ann Emerson. Sat, 09 Feb 2013 20:37:41 +0000 Associated Press 28629 at http://kbia.org Mo. Republicans choose Jason Smith for 8th District Congress race State GOPers make their case for US House seat http://kbia.org/post/state-gopers-make-their-case-us-house-seat <p></p><p>The Republicans who hope to replace Jo Ann Emerson in the U.S. House of Representatives stressed their conservative credentials while trying to differentiate themselves in a crowded field at a voter forum in Cape Girardeau Thursday night.<br><br>Before taking the stage, the 12 candidates worked the room, grinning from ear-to-ear, shaking hands and making small talk. About 300 people filled the Concourse building, but the candidates honed in on those wearing red, white and blue ribbons.</p> Fri, 18 Jan 2013 14:09:48 +0000 Jacob McCleland 27471 at http://kbia.org State GOPers make their case for US House seat Bailey joins group hoping to replace Emerson in U.S. House http://kbia.org/post/bailey-joins-group-hoping-replace-emerson-us-house <p>Former Republican congressman Wendell Bailey has joined a crowded field of candidates hoping to fill a vacancy in southeast Missouri's 8th Congressional District. Fri, 21 Dec 2012 22:05:10 +0000 Associated Press 26291 at http://kbia.org Bailey joins group hoping to replace Emerson in U.S. House GOP possibles line up to fill Emerson's US House seat http://kbia.org/post/gop-possibles-line-fill-emersons-us-house-seat <div style="margin:0;"><p></p><p><font color="black" size="3"><span style="font-size:11.5pt;">Southern Missouri Republicans are jockeying for their shot at Jo Ann Emerson’s seat in the US House.</span></font></p> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 14:47:00 +0000 Jacob McClelland 25402 at http://kbia.org GOP possibles line up to fill Emerson's US House seat Luetkemeyer wins re-election to US House in 3rd District http://kbia.org/post/luetkemeyer-wins-re-election-us-house-3rd-district <p>In Jefferson City, US Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer celebrated his re-election, as he received just under 70% of the popular vote in the 3<sup>rd</sup> Congressional District. He says the toughest part of this election was getting his name out in the new part of his district.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 07 Nov 2012 07:45:19 +0000 Olga Khrustaleva & Alex Olgin & Katarina Sostaric 24118 at http://kbia.org Luetkemeyer wins re-election to US House in 3rd District Congress votes to repeal 'Obamacare,' again http://kbia.org/post/congress-votes-repeal-obamacare-again <p>The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives voted today to repeal the federal health care law. The House has voted more than 30 times to repeal or defund the Affordable Care Act. Every Republican in Congress voted for the repeal, including mid-Missouri&#39;s two representatives.</p><p> Wed, 11 Jul 2012 22:22:51 +0000 Jacob Fenston 17395 at http://kbia.org Congress votes to repeal 'Obamacare,' again