jeremy lafaver http://kbia.org en Mo. lawmaker pleads guilty to marijuana charges http://kbia.org/post/mo-lawmaker-pleads-guilty-marijuana-charges <p></p><p>A Missouri House member has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges of possessing marijuana and drug paraphernalia.</p><p>Democrat Jeremy LaFaver, of Kansas City, entered the pleas during a brief court hearing Friday in Boone County. He was fined $200 plus court costs on each charge and paid the penalties before leaving the courthouse.</p><p>The 33-year-old lawmaker says he made a mistake and is glad the incident is behind him.</p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 21:48:25 +0000 Associated Press 41233 at http://kbia.org Mo. lawmaker pleads guilty to marijuana charges PM Newscast for September 25, 2013 http://kbia.org/post/pm-newscast-september-25-2013 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>House Rep. LaFaver&nbsp;does not plan to contest drug charges</li><li>MU museum to move early</li><li>Mo. workers' compensation rates may increase</li></ul> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 21:39:42 +0000 Casey Morell 41106 at http://kbia.org House Rep. LaFaver does not plan to contest drug charges http://kbia.org/post/house-rep-lafaver-does-not-plan-contest-drug-charges <p>A Missouri House member charged in August with possessing marijuana and drug paraphernalia says he doesn't plan to contest the allegations.</p><p>Democrat Jeremy LaFaver, of Kansas City, told the Columbia Daily Tribune&nbsp;<a href="http://bit.ly/1bcDlZM">in a statement</a> Wednesday he publicly admitted his guilt when he was arrested. He's scheduled to appear before a Boone County judge on Friday.</p> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 21:11:06 +0000 Associated Press 41101 at http://kbia.org House Rep. LaFaver does not plan to contest drug charges House Rep. LaFaver arrested for marijuana possession http://kbia.org/post/house-rep-lafaver-arrested-marijuana-possession <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>State Representative Jeremy LaFaver was arrested Sunday in Boone County for possession of a small amount of marijuana.</p><p> Mon, 26 Aug 2013 17:12:09 +0000 Scott Pham 39439 at http://kbia.org House Rep. LaFaver arrested for marijuana possession Amazon cuts ties with online associates in Missouri http://kbia.org/post/amazon-cuts-ties-online-associates-missouri <p>Online retailer Amazon is severing ties with its online associates in Missouri because of a new state sales tax law.</p><p>Amazon Associates are people who write blogs or product reviews then link to Amazon.com. They collect commissions if people use their link to buy at Amazon.</p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 12:31:56 +0000 Associated Press 39045 at http://kbia.org Amazon cuts ties with online associates in Missouri