concealed gun permits http://kbia.org en Missouri, Wisconsin create reciprocity agreement on guns http://kbia.org/post/missouri-wisconsin-create-reciprocity-agreement-guns <p>Missouri concealed weapons permit holders can now take their guns with them to Wisconsin.</p><p>Attorney General Chris Koster announced the two states had reached a reciprocity agreement when it comes to concealed weapons.</p><p>He says a new law requiring permit holders to undergo national background check upon renewal paved the way for the agreement. The same legislation also changed Missouri's gun permit to not include a photo of the holder.</p><p>Thirty-six other states also honor Missouri's concealed weapons permits. Missouri recognizes gun permits from any state that issues them.</p> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 13:53:36 +0000 Associated Press 46881 at http://kbia.org Missouri, Wisconsin create reciprocity agreement on guns Nixon signs bill allowing state employees to keep guns in vehicles http://kbia.org/post/nixon-signs-bill-allowing-state-employees-keep-guns-vehicles <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Missouri </span>Gov<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Jay Nixon has signed legislation allowing state employees to keep guns in their vehicles, while they are on property owned or leased by the state.</span></p><p>The bill also allows fire chiefs with concealed-gun permits and special approval to carry weapons on the job. And it bars governments from running gun-buyback programs unless those guns are later offered for sale or trade to licensed firearm dealers.</p> Fri, 05 Jul 2013 21:25:51 +0000 Associated Press 36552 at http://kbia.org Nixon signs bill allowing state employees to keep guns in vehicles As states tighten gun restrictions, two central Missouri mayors seek to attract gun business http://kbia.org/post/states-tighten-gun-restrictions-two-central-missouri-mayors-seek-attract-gun-business <p>The mayors of Hallsville and Centralia, along with one Missouri legislator, have reached out to gun and ammunition manufacturers in an effort to attract those businesses as other states tighten gun restrictions.</p><p>State Representative Caleb Rowden said the decision to reach out to gun businesses is about improving the economy.</p><p>“This is a matter of jobs,” Rowden said. “If this was a different industry where it was so public that it made national news that these companies need relieving, I would have sent the same letter with some different bullet points.”</p> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 14:39:54 +0000 Anders Aarhus 35719 at http://kbia.org As states tighten gun restrictions, two central Missouri mayors seek to attract gun business 4 additional people named to Mo. legislature's DMV investigation http://kbia.org/post/4-additional-people-named-mo-legislatures-dmv-investigation <p>House Speaker Tim Jones has named additional members to a newly created House commission reviewing driver's license policies and the sharing of gun data. Mon, 13 May 2013 22:17:02 +0000 Associated Press 33664 at http://kbia.org 4 additional people named to Mo. legislature's DMV investigation Mo. House panel OKs plan to stop document scans http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-panel-oks-plan-stop-document-scans <p>A Missouri House committee has adopted a measure to stop the state Revenue Department from scanning driver's license applicants' personal documents. Mon, 29 Apr 2013 21:58:18 +0000 Associated Press 32873 at http://kbia.org Mo. House panel OKs plan to stop document scans Luetkemeyer: Feds assure Mo. gun info wasn't used http://kbia.org/post/luetkemeyer-feds-assure-mo-gun-info-wasnt-used <p>Missouri Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer says he was assured by a top federal official that an electronic list of people with Missouri concealed gun permits never was used by any federal agency.</p><p>Luetkemeyer says he spoke with Patrick O'Carroll, the inspector general of the U.S. Social Security Administration. He says O'Carroll confirmed that a Missouri-based investigator recently asked for and received a list of more than 160,000 concealed gun permit holders from the Missouri State Highway Patrol.</p> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 13:10:39 +0000 Associated Press 32044 at http://kbia.org Luetkemeyer: Feds assure Mo. gun info wasn't used