truman school of public affairs http://kbia.org en US Senate will debate Marketplace Fairness Act http://kbia.org/post/us-senate-will-debate-marketplace-fairness-act <p>&nbsp;&nbsp; A new internet sales tax up for debate in the United States Senate could affect Missouri businesses. The Marketplace Fairness Act would allow states to tax online transactions from stores without a physical presence in Missouri.</p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 21:55:05 +0000 Amanda Weston 32742 at http://kbia.org Former congressman Skelton speaks at Mizzou http://kbia.org/post/former-congressman-skelton-speaks-mizzou <p>Former Missouri congressman Ike Skelton heads to the University of Missouri campus Wednesday to address aspiring politicians and other students in the Truman School of Public Affairs.</p><p>Skelton, a Democrat, spent 34 years in the U.S. House. He chaired the House Armed Services Committee from 2007 through 2010, the year he lost the general election to Republican Vicky Hartzler.</p><p>Skelton now lobbies in Washington for the Missouri law firm of Husch Blackwell. He's also on the advisory board of the Center for New American Security.</p> Tue, 05 Mar 2013 14:53:20 +0000 Associated Press 29876 at http://kbia.org