general assembly http://kbia.org en Gov. Jay Nixon speaks out on Missouri General Assembly tax breaks http://kbia.org/post/gov-jay-nixon-speaks-out-missouri-general-assembly-tax-breaks <p>Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has spoken out about legislation recently passed by the Missouri General Assembly.</p><p> Thu, 29 May 2014 22:49:02 +0000 Bailey Harbit 53761 at http://kbia.org Gov. Jay Nixon speaks out on Missouri General Assembly tax breaks 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 Mo. chamber touts success in legislative elections http://kbia.org/post/mo-chamber-touts-success-legislative-elections <p>Some Missouri business leaders are hoping that a newly enlarged Republican majority in the state House can help them enact their agenda.</p><p>The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry says 99 of the 103 candidates endorsed by its political action committee won election Tuesday to the state House and Senate.</p><p>Republicans already held a veto-proof majority in the Senate. As a result of Tuesday's votes, the GOP also will hold the two-thirds majority needed to override gubernatorial vetoes in the House.</p> Thu, 08 Nov 2012 13:10:42 +0000 Associated Press 24213 at http://kbia.org Mo. chamber touts success in legislative elections Missouri Gaming Commission chairman to step down http://kbia.org/post/missouri-gaming-commission-chairman-step-down <p>Jim Mathewson, the chairman of the Missouri Gaming Commission will step down Friday. Matthewson chose not to stay for a second three-year term in order to spend more time with his family.</p><p>During Mathewson&rsquo;s tenure with the Gaming Commission, Missouri&rsquo;s 13<sup>th</sup> casino license was awarded to developers in Cape Girardeau and disassociated gamblers were provided a pathway to reinstatement.&nbsp; He says the main challenge now is raising enough revenue to help K-through-12 schools.</p> Wed, 30 May 2012 21:45:27 +0000 Marshall Griffin 15033 at http://kbia.org Missouri Gaming Commission chairman to step down Stalemate over state budget talks causes a Missouri veteran's hunger strike http://kbia.org/post/stalemate-over-state-budget-talks-causes-missouri-veterans-hunger-strike <p>A final vote awaits on a bill that would include solidifying funding for veteran&#39;s homes. Up to $30 million would be shifted within a casino entrance fee&nbsp;fund from early childhood education and put forward to veterans homes. While this awaits a vote in the Senate, one Missouri veteran is on a hunger strike. Wed, 09 May 2012 14:20:02 +0000 Cole Karr 13825 at http://kbia.org Stalemate over state budget talks causes a Missouri veteran's hunger strike Newscast for May 8, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-may-8-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA News room, including: Tue, 08 May 2012 13:49:47 +0000 Scott Kanowsky 13752 at http://kbia.org Newscast for May 8, 2012 Mo. Senate approves amendment to appellate judge selection process http://kbia.org/post/mo-senate-approves-amendment-appellate-judge-selection-process <p>The Missouri Senate has approved a proposed constitutional amendment revising the selection process for appellate judges. Wed, 02 May 2012 14:06:39 +0000 Associated Press 13406 at http://kbia.org Mo. House moves to fix injury fund http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-moves-fix-injury-fund <p>The Missouri House has passed its version of a workers&rsquo; compensation bill that also proposes to fix the state&rsquo;s ailing Second Injury Fund. &nbsp;The vote again fell mostly along party lines.</p><p> Thu, 12 Apr 2012 14:12:30 +0000 Marshall Griffin 12309 at http://kbia.org Mo. House approves new voter ID bill language http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-approves-new-voter-id-bill-language <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 8.5pt; background-color: white; line-height: 11.25pt; ">Missouri House members have rewritten the ballot language for a proposed constitutional amendment clearing the way for someday requiring voters to show photo identification.</span></p><p> Thu, 12 Apr 2012 13:59:17 +0000 Associated Press 12308 at http://kbia.org Legislators review re-worked workplace discrimination bill http://kbia.org/post/legislators-review-re-worked-workplace-discrimination-bill <p>A State House committee began a hearing Tuesday into a stripped-down version of the workplace discrimination bill.&nbsp; Wed, 11 Apr 2012 13:45:31 +0000 Marshall Griffin 12205 at http://kbia.org Newscast for April 3, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-april-3-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA News room, including:</p><ul><li>A look at how Missouri fared in the recent Mega Millions drawing.</li><li>The state general assembly starts looking at budget bills</li><li>Bats with white nose syndrome come to Missouri.</li></ul> Tue, 03 Apr 2012 14:11:07 +0000 Scott Kanowsky 11710 at http://kbia.org Newscast for April 3, 2012 St. Louis Co. Republican proposes business tax breaks http://kbia.org/post/st-louis-co-republican-proposes-business-tax-breaks <p>Missouri businesses and businesses owners could start paying less in taxes under a bill moving through the state Senate. Mon, 02 Apr 2012 14:09:31 +0000 Associated Press 11633 at http://kbia.org Missouri GOP leaders stand behind Limbaugh Hall of Fame induction http://kbia.org/post/missouri-gop-leaders-stand-behind-limbaugh-hall-fame-induction <p>Missouri state Senate leadership and other Republican legislators did not disagree with the House Speaker&#39;s choice to honor Rush Limbaugh. Tue, 06 Mar 2012 15:27:55 +0000 Stephanie Ebbs 10040 at http://kbia.org Missouri GOP leaders stand behind Limbaugh Hall of Fame induction Missouri assembly debates Obama birth control law http://kbia.org/post/missouri-assembly-debates-obama-birth-control-law <p>Medical coverage of birth control under Pres. Barack Obama&#39;s contraception mandate is sparking debate among Missouri representatives. Thu, 23 Feb 2012 15:15:47 +0000 9330 at http://kbia.org House approves English-only driver's tests http://kbia.org/post/house-approves-english-only-drivers-tests <p>The Missouri House has given first-round approval to legislation that would require driver&rsquo;s license exams be given only in English. Tue, 21 Feb 2012 17:20:31 +0000 Marshall Griffin 9192 at http://kbia.org House approves English-only driver's tests Newscast for February 16, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-february-16-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA News room, including: Thu, 16 Feb 2012 14:52:32 +0000 Scott Kanowsky 8919 at http://kbia.org Newscast for February 16, 2012 Newscast for December 2, 2011 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-december-2-2011-0 <p>Regional News coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Missouri General Assembly Map, Redistricted</li><li>Living Windows Celebration</li><li>Missouri Revenue Report</li></ul><p>&nbsp;</p> Sat, 03 Dec 2011 00:15:14 +0000 4684 at http://kbia.org