john diehl http://kbia.org en Gov. Nixon raises new concern about income tax cut http://kbia.org/post/gov-nixon-raises-new-concern-about-income-tax-cut <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is raising new concerns that an income tax cut passed by the Legislature could have "cataclysmic" consequences for state revenues.</p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:19:21 +0000 The Associated Press 51780 at http://kbia.org Gov. Nixon raises new concern about income tax cut Race for Mo. House speaker heats up http://kbia.org/post/race-mo-house-speaker-heats <p>Missouri House Majority Leader John Diehl is promising to raise money for the Republican cause — not his personal political aspirations — if colleagues nominate him as the next House speaker. Fri, 16 Aug 2013 22:06:24 +0000 Associated Press 38975 at http://kbia.org Race for Mo. House speaker heats up State Reps. Jones, Diehl to vie for House Speaker role in November http://kbia.org/post/state-reps-jones-diehl-vie-house-speaker-role-november <p>A leadership competition is brewing within the Republican caucus that has controlled the Missouri House for the past decade.</p><p>Caleb Jones, of California, Mo., said Monday he is running for House speaker. That top leadership post also is being sought by current House Majority Leader John Diehl, of St. Louis County.</p><p>Republicans now hold a veto-proof majority in the House. Current House Speaker Tim Jones is barred by term limits from seeking re-election in November 2014 to the House.</p> Mon, 17 Jun 2013 21:18:18 +0000 Associated Press 35617 at http://kbia.org State Reps. Jones, Diehl to vie for House Speaker role in November Mo. House to take up voter photo ID requirement http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-take-voter-photo-id-requirement <p>Legislation requiring voters to show photo ID at polling places is scheduled for debate in the Missouri House.<br>House Majority Leader John Diehl said he expects a proposed constitutional amendment mandating photo ID and a bill implementing the rule to be taken up on the House floor this week.</p><p>Republicans argue the measure is needed to cut down on voter fraud. Democrats contend the photo ID requirement is aimed at disenfranchising voters.</p> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 14:55:55 +0000 Associated Press 28672 at http://kbia.org Mo. House to take up voter photo ID requirement