eric burlison http://kbia.org en Lawmaker wants more death penalty oversight http://kbia.org/post/lawmaker-wants-more-death-penalty-oversight <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 15px; orphans: auto; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: auto; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">A Missouri House panel is considering legislation to give lawmakers oversight over the state's execution procedures.</p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 21:36:20 +0000 Associated Press 48782 at http://kbia.org Lawmaker wants more death penalty oversight Missouri House panel to hear 'right to work' bill http://kbia.org/post/missouri-house-panel-hear-right-work-bill <p></p><p>The first bill being considered by a&nbsp;Missouri&nbsp;House committee this year would prohibit the payment of union fees from being a condition of employment.</p><p>The legislation, known as "right&nbsp;to work," is getting a hearing in the House Workplace Development and Workplace Safety Committee.</p><p>It is a top priority for Republican House Speaker Tim Jones, of Eureka. He led a rally of about 100 activists in support of the bill before the legislative session opened last week.</p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 22:31:34 +0000 Associated Press 46595 at http://kbia.org Missouri House panel to hear 'right to work' bill House passes budget caps http://kbia.org/post/house-passes-budget-caps <p>One day after giving it first-round approval, the Missouri House has passed a proposed constitutional amendment to place spending caps on the state budget. Thu, 19 Jan 2012 22:45:36 +0000 Marshall Griffin 7336 at http://kbia.org House passes budget caps Mo. House panel endorses spending limit proposal http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-panel-endorses-spending-limit-proposal <p>A Missouri House committee has passed a proposed constitutional amendment that would place caps on all state spending.&nbsp; Wed, 11 Jan 2012 23:11:50 +0000 Marshall Griffin & Associated Press 6880 at http://kbia.org Mo. House panel endorses spending limit proposal