missouri senate committee http://kbia.org en Mo. schools receive bump in state funding http://kbia.org/post/mo-schools-receive-bump-state-funding <p>Missouri public schools and universities will be getting a funding increase under an agreement by legislative budget negotiators.</p><p></p><p> Tue, 07 May 2013 22:58:40 +0000 Associated Press 33336 at http://kbia.org Mo. schools receive bump in state funding Mo. Senate gives initial approval of new academic standards http://kbia.org/post/mo-senate-gives-initial-approval-new-academic-standards <p>The Missouri Senate has given first-round approval to legislation requiring the state education department to hold public hearings on new standards for math, reading and writing.</p><p> Tue, 07 May 2013 22:53:23 +0000 Associated Press 33331 at http://kbia.org Mo. Senate gives initial approval of new academic standards Mo. senators holding hearing on driver's licenses http://kbia.org/post/mo-senators-holding-hearing-drivers-licenses <p>A Missouri Senate panel has scheduled four public hearings on new procedures for people seeking driver's licenses and concealed gun identification cards.</p><p>The Senate Appropriations Committee plans to hold hearings Friday in Springfield and Saturday in Kansas City. Additional hearings are scheduled for April 26 in Cape Girardeau and April 27 in O'Fallon.</p><p>Committee Chairman Kurt Schaefer says he wants to hear from the public before lawmakers decide on the budgets for the departments of Revenue and Public Safety.</p> Thu, 18 Apr 2013 20:43:04 +0000 Person: Associated Press 32293 at http://kbia.org Mo. senators holding hearing on driver's licenses Angel Investment Tax Credit Measure Being Considered By Mo. Senate Committee http://kbia.org/post/angel-investment-tax-credit-measure-being-considered-mo-senate-committee <P>Supporters of creating a so-called “Angel Investment” tax credit in Missouri testified in favor of legislation Wednesday before a <A href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/">State Senate</A> committee.</P> <P><A href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/13info/bts_web/Bill.aspx?SessionType=R&#38;BillID=17050456">Senate Bill 91</A>&#160;would provide incentives to wealthy investors, dubbed “Angels,” who are looking for start-up opportunities, preferably in high-tech and Internet-based businesses.&#160; <A href="http://www.kcmayor.org/">Kansas City Mayor Sly James</A>&#160;was one of several witnesses hoping to persuade committee members to approve the bill. Thu, 28 Feb 2013 14:21:54 +0000 Marshall Griffin 29629 at http://kbia.org Angel Investment Tax Credit Measure Being Considered By Mo. Senate Committee