jason crowell http://kbia.org en Budget stalemate continues in the Missouri General Assembly http://kbia.org/post/budget-stalemate-continues-missouri-general-assembly <p>The Missouri House and Senate are still at an impasse over next year&rsquo;s state budget.&nbsp; The Senate has made no progress on persuading Republican Jason Crowell of Cape Girardeau to stop blocking legislation to fund veterans&rsquo; homes. Wed, 09 May 2012 12:56:37 +0000 Marshall Griffin 13821 at http://kbia.org Budget stalemate continues in the Missouri General Assembly $2 million ties up $24 billion budget http://kbia.org/post/2-million-ties-24-billion-budget <p>&nbsp;</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">A disagreement over $2 million for a university is contributing to a stalemate on Missouri&#39;s $24 billion budget plan.</p> Tue, 08 May 2012 22:09:34 +0000 Associated Press 13791 at http://kbia.org $2 million ties up $24 billion budget Crowell shuts down Missouri Senate http://kbia.org/post/crowell-shuts-down-missouri-senate <font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman">The&nbsp;<a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/index.htm">Missouri Senate</a> has been shut down by one Senator over which version of legislation for veterans&rsquo; homes will be adopted.</font></font><p><font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman"><a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/12info/members/mem27.htm">Jason Crowell </a>(R, Cape Girardeau)&nbsp;and several allies tied up the Senate for nearly 12 hours&nbsp;Monday&nbsp;night&nbsp;and are provoking a showdown with Senate leaders.&nbsp;&nbsp;In addition to&nbsp;using a filibuster to block&nbsp;the veterans&rsquo; homes bill, Crowell is using several motions to block&nbsp;all bills from being debated.</font></font><p><font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman">&ldquo;We have some issues that need to be resolved in the Senate before we move forward, and they&rsquo;re gonna be resolved one way or the other," Crowell&nbsp;said.&nbsp; "I will continue to make this series of motions on anything else that we do.&rdquo; Tue, 08 May 2012 16:09:21 +0000 Marshall Griffin 13758 at http://kbia.org Crowell shuts down Missouri Senate Newscast for May 8, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-may-8-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA News room, including: Tue, 08 May 2012 13:49:47 +0000 Scott Kanowsky 13752 at http://kbia.org Newscast for May 8, 2012 Mo. Republicans shut down debate in state Senate http://kbia.org/post/mo-republicans-shut-down-debate-state-senate <p>The Missouri Senate has been shut down by one Senator over which version of legislation for veterans&rsquo; homes will be adopted.&nbsp; Republican Jason Crowell and several allies tied up the Senate for nearly 12 hours Monday and are provoking a showdown with Senate leaders. Tue, 08 May 2012 13:27:55 +0000 Marshall Griffin 13749 at http://kbia.org Mo. Republicans shut down debate in state Senate Mo. GOP senators block passage of 2013 state budget http://kbia.org/post/mo-gop-senators-block-passage-2013-state-budget <p>The state budget for next year is being blocked in the Missouri Senate by a group of fiscally conservative Republicans. Tue, 24 Apr 2012 13:48:27 +0000 Marshall Griffin 12926 at http://kbia.org Mo. GOP senators block passage of 2013 state budget Newscast for April 24, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-april-24-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA News room, including:</p><ul><li>Missouri Senate Republicans block passage of state budget.</li><li>Charter Communications expands coverage in Columbia.</li><li>One Columbia bus route experiences rider shortage.</li></ul> Tue, 24 Apr 2012 13:30:08 +0000 Scott Kanowsky 12924 at http://kbia.org Newscast for April 24, 2012 Newscast for March 21, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-march-21-2012-0 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>State Sen. Jason Crowell&nbsp;objects to the state&#39;s 2013 budget.</li><li>Missouri newspaper publishers could have to pay more for supplies.</li><li>The state House gives approval to legislation that would restrict lawsuits against businesses.</li></ul> Wed, 21 Mar 2012 22:41:08 +0000 Nick Gass 10988 at http://kbia.org Business community seeks to reform workers' comp system http://kbia.org/post/business-community-seeks-reform-workers-comp-system <p>A new bill moving through the Missouri Senate aims to reform workers&#39; compensation in the state. Backers say the move is badly needed to improve the business climate in Missouri. But there is little consensus on the specifics.</p><p> Wed, 11 Jan 2012 23:33:18 +0000 Jacob Fenston 6882 at http://kbia.org Business community seeks to reform workers' comp system