criminal code http://kbia.org en Missouri Senate endorses criminal code overhaul http://kbia.org/post/missouri-senate-endorses-criminal-code-overhaul <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The Missouri Senate has given preliminary approval to legislation that would overhaul the state's criminal laws and create new punishment ranges for felonies and misdemeanors.</p><p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 13:48:50 +0000 Associated Press 50942 at http://kbia.org Missouri Senate endorses criminal code overhaul Mo. Senate could resume debate on criminal code http://kbia.org/post/mo-senate-could-resume-debate-criminal-code <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;"><font color="red">Missouri</font>&nbsp;Senate leaders say the chamber could continue debate this week on a proposed overhaul of the state's&nbsp;<font color="red">criminal</font>&nbsp;laws despite Gov. Jay Nixon's reservations.</p><p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 13:27:50 +0000 Associated Press 50495 at http://kbia.org Mo. Senate could resume debate on criminal code Missouri Senate begins criminal code debate http://kbia.org/post/missouri-senate-begins-criminal-code-debate <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The Missouri Senate began work last week on an overhaul of the state's criminal code, but obstacles still remain to get the bill across the finish line.</p><p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 13:00:03 +0000 Associated Press 49729 at http://kbia.org Missouri Senate begins criminal code debate Missouri Lawmakers Tout Accomplishments, Talk On What's Next, As Spring Break Begins http://kbia.org/post/missouri-lawmakers-tout-accomplishments-talk-whats-next-spring-break-begins The first half of Missouri's 2014 legislative session is over, and lawmakers have left Jefferson City for their annual spring break.<p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://house.mo.gov/member.aspx?year=2014&district=110">House Speaker Tim Jones</a>, R-Eureka, touted the passage of several of his priorities, including photo voter ID legislation, conscientious objections to certain medical procedures, and ending the economic border war between Missouri and Kansas.&#160; Jones told reporters Thursday he wants to push several issues when they return in a week and a half, including right Fri, 14 Mar 2014 14:07:56 +0000 Marshall Griffin 49614 at http://kbia.org Missouri Lawmakers Tout Accomplishments, Talk On What's Next, As Spring Break Begins Prosecutors say it's time to revamp criminal code http://kbia.org/post/prosecutors-say-its-time-revamp-criminal-code <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Missouri prosecutors and victim advocacy groups are urging the Legislature to pass an overhaul of the state's criminal laws.</p><p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 13:19:56 +0000 Associated Press 49097 at http://kbia.org Prosecutors say it's time to revamp criminal code Mo. criminal code bill headed to Senate floor http://kbia.org/post/mo-criminal-code-bill-headed-senate-floor <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Missouri Senate leaders say legislation to revamp the state's criminal laws could be debated on the floor this week.</p><p> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 14:15:03 +0000 Associated Press 48274 at http://kbia.org Mo. criminal code bill headed to Senate floor Criminal code proposal could lower drug penalties http://kbia.org/post/criminal-code-proposal-could-lower-drug-penalties <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;"><font color="red">Missouri</font>&nbsp;lawmakers are considering an overhaul of the state's&nbsp;<font color="red">criminal</font>&nbsp;laws this year that would include the creation of new felony and misdemeanor classes.</p><p> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 14:10:05 +0000 Associated Press 47918 at http://kbia.org Criminal code proposal could lower drug penalties Newscast for May 24, 2013 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-may-24-2013 <p>Regional news from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><p></p><ul><li>Mo. Senate panel to work on criminal code</li><li>USDA releases labeling rule for meat Fri, 24 May 2013 22:21:45 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 34313 at http://kbia.org Mo. Senate panel to work on criminal code http://kbia.org/post/mo-senate-panel-work-criminal-code <p></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">The Missouri Legislature has adjourned for the year, but the work will go on for members of the Senate Judiciary Committee.</span> Fri, 24 May 2013 21:49:50 +0000 Associated Press 34311 at http://kbia.org Mo. Senate panel to work on criminal code Criminal code revisions will have to wait until next year http://kbia.org/post/criminal-code-revisions-will-have-wait-until-next-year <p>Efforts to update Missouri’s criminal code have stalled in the state Senate, where Senator Tom Dempsey declared the bill is dead for this legislative session.</p><p> Wed, 15 May 2013 19:48:40 +0000 Jacob McCleland 33801 at http://kbia.org Criminal code revisions will have to wait until next year Mo. Senate leader says criminal code revision, $1.2 B bond issue dead this session http://kbia.org/post/mo-senate-leader-says-criminal-code-revision-12-b-bond-issue-dead-session <p></p><p></p><p>The top lawmaker in the Missouri Senate says there will be no vote this year on a revision of the state's criminal laws or a $1.2 billion bonding program. Both measures already passed the House. But Senate President Pro Tem Tom Dempsey says they are too complex to bring up with just a few days remaining before Friday's mandatory adjournment for the 2013 session. Tue, 14 May 2013 13:30:11 +0000 Associated Press 33687 at http://kbia.org Mo. Senate leader says criminal code revision, $1.2 B bond issue dead this session It May Be Too Late To Revise Mo. Criminal Code This Year http://kbia.org/post/it-may-be-too-late-revise-mo-criminal-code-year <P>Nearly a full month of hearings wrapped up Monday into a <A href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/">Missouri Senate</A> bill that would revise the state’s criminal code, but it may already be too late to get the bill to the Governor’s desk this year.</P> <P><A href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/13info/bts_web/Bill.aspx?SessionType=R&#38;BillID=17835524">Senate Bill&#160;253</A> is over a thousand pages long -- 1,071 to be exact.&#160; Legislators may not have enough time to read it, let alone pass it, before the regular session ends next month.&#160;&#160;The bill&#160;would create new classes of felo Tue, 09 Apr 2013 13:36:59 +0000 Marshall Griffin 31711 at http://kbia.org It May Be Too Late To Revise Mo. Criminal Code This Year A look at some of the major issues this legislative session http://kbia.org/post/look-some-major-issues-legislative-session <p>This week on the show, we’ll talk about some of the major issues the state legislature plans to take on this semester. Some very familiar, others not so much. Tue, 05 Feb 2013 23:45:52 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 28406 at http://kbia.org A look at some of the major issues this legislative session