ozark national scenic riverways http://kbia.org en Kinder, Kelly debate future of Ozark National Scenic Riverways http://kbia.org/post/kinder-kelly-debate-future-ozark-national-scenic-riverways <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The future of the Ozark National Scenic Riverways continues to be a matter for debate – particularly between Lieutenant Governor Peter Kinder and state Representative Chris Kelly. The two politicians have been sparring over the park issue on Twitter, and on Saturday they met in the small southern Missouri town of Eminence for a formal debate.</p><p></p> Mon, 05 May 2014 12:14:37 +0000 Bridgit Bowden 52429 at http://kbia.org Kinder, Kelly debate future of Ozark National Scenic Riverways Kelly, Kinder to debate future of Ozark Scenic Riverways National Park http://kbia.org/post/kelly-kinder-debate-future-ozark-scenic-riverways-national-park <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.5;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:11pt;">&nbsp;</p> Thu, 01 May 2014 22:07:45 +0000 Bridgit Bowden & Meredith Turk 52278 at http://kbia.org Kelly, Kinder to debate future of Ozark Scenic Riverways National Park Date set for Kelly-Kinder riverways debate http://kbia.org/post/date-set-kelly-kinder-riverways-debate <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder and state Rep. Chris Kelly are scheduled to debate the future of the Ozark National Scenic Riverways.</p><p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:33:25 +0000 Associated Press 51283 at http://kbia.org Date set for Kelly-Kinder riverways debate Mo. House Blocks Medicaid Expansion, Sets Aside $6M For New State Park, While Approving State Budget http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-blocks-medicaid-expansion-sets-aside-6m-new-state-park-while-approving-state-budget <span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Missouri House has given first-round approval to next year's state budget -- after spending most of Tuesday on amendments to the FY 2015 budget, including two attempts to expand Medicaid.&#160; Both failed, and both were sponsored by state Rep. Jill </span>Schupp, D-Creve<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Coeur.</span><p>"Ladies and gentlemen, when rural hospitals close, (your) actions here today will be remembered," Schupp said. Wed, 26 Mar 2014 12:45:32 +0000 Marshall Griffin 50248 at http://kbia.org Mo. House Blocks Medicaid Expansion, Sets Aside $6M For New State Park, While Approving State Budget Management of Ozark National Scenic Riverways sparks controversy http://kbia.org/post/management-ozark-national-scenic-riverways-sparks-controversy <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Deep in the heart of the Ozark Mountains in southern Missouri a battles rages over the use of a National Park, The Ozark National Scenic </span>Riverways<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. This National Park is visited by millions each year and was the first federally protected river system, established in 1964.</span></p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 12:04:00 +0000 Meredith Turk 49767 at http://kbia.org Management of Ozark National Scenic Riverways sparks controversy Missouri Senate adopts Ozark Riverways resolution http://kbia.org/post/missouri-senate-adopts-ozark-riverways-resolution <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Missouri&nbsp;senators have adopted a resolution asking the state's congressional delegation to block the federal government's proposed management plan of the Ozark National Scenic </span>Riverways<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 22:33:23 +0000 Associated Press 48468 at http://kbia.org Missouri Senate adopts Ozark Riverways resolution Mo. National Park sites reopen after shutdown http://kbia.org/post/mo-national-park-sites-reopen-after-shutdown <p>Visitors to Missouri can once again go up in the Gateway Arch in St. Louis and pitch tents at federally-run campsites, now that the government shutdown has ended.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 13:27:43 +0000 Marshall Griffin 42325 at http://kbia.org Mo. National Park sites reopen after shutdown Gov. Nixon proposes reopening National Park sites in Mo. http://kbia.org/post/gov-nixon-proposes-reopening-national-park-sites-mo <p>Missouri has joined a growing list of states looking to reopen national parks within their borders as the federal government shutdown continues. &nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 14 Oct 2013 13:25:37 +0000 Marshall Griffin 42066 at http://kbia.org Gov. Nixon proposes reopening National Park sites in Mo. Environmental groups push for protection of Missouri's Ozark National Scenic Riverways http://kbia.org/post/environmental-groups-push-protection-missouris-ozark-national-scenic-riverways <p>A statewide coalition of environmental groups and advocates has submitted five thousand signed petitions to the National Park Service, urging the agency to do more to protect the Ozark National Scenic Riverways in Missouri. As St. Louis Public Radio&#39;s Véronique LaCapra reports, the coalition is pushing for more enforcement and a stronger management plan for the Current and Jacks Fork rivers. Wed, 14 Dec 2011 16:56:24 +0000 Véronique LaCapra 5314 at http://kbia.org Environmental groups push for protection of Missouri's Ozark National Scenic Riverways