mary still http://kbia.org en Schaefer wins another term in Missouri Senate 19 http://kbia.org/post/schaefer-wins-another-term-missouri-senate-19 <p></p><p>Incumbent State Senator Kurt Schaefer met rounds of applause from family and supporters for his victory over challenger Mary Still at his watch party in Columbia’s Holiday Inn Expo Center.</p><p> Wed, 07 Nov 2012 07:46:31 +0000 andrew yost 24119 at http://kbia.org Schaefer wins another term in Missouri Senate 19 Still wants to advocate for higher education in State Senate http://kbia.org/post/still-wants-advocate-higher-education-state-senate <p>KBIA’s Ryan Famuliner interviewed State Representative Mary Still, who is running for the 19<sup>th</sup> District State Senate seat against incumbent Republican Kurt Schaefer.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 02 Nov 2012 22:20:44 +0000 23913 at http://kbia.org Still wants to advocate for higher education in State Senate State and local candidates forum sees comment from Still, Schaefer http://kbia.org/post/state-and-local-candidates-forum-sees-comment-still-schaefer <p>Candidates vying for office faced off at a State and Local Candidates Forum in Columbia last night. &nbsp;</p><p>The candidates sat at a table and debated issues such as tax regulations, road repair, and education. &nbsp;State Senator Kurt Schaefer, the incumbent candidate for the 19th District seat, spoke about the importance of cooperation among government officials.</p> Fri, 19 Oct 2012 16:59:09 +0000 Coleman Bandy 23103 at http://kbia.org State and local candidates forum sees comment from Still, Schaefer Newscast for October 3, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-october-3-2012-0 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>More Akin abortion remarks stir criticism</li><li>Sweetener company CEO headed back to Missouri</li><li>Schaefer, Still square off in debate on MU campus</li><li>McCaskill says she raised $5.8M for Mo. Senate bid</li></ul> Wed, 03 Oct 2012 23:58:48 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 22238 at http://kbia.org Schaefer, Still square off in debate on MU campus http://kbia.org/post/schaefer-still-square-debate-mu-campus <p>Higher education funding and the state budget were the dominant topics in the most recent state senate debate between incumbent Republican Senator Kurt Schaefer and his Democratic challenger, Representative Mary Still. Wed, 03 Oct 2012 17:14:31 +0000 Connor Wist & Jessica Reese 22201 at http://kbia.org Schaefer, Still square off in debate on MU campus It'll be Still vs. Schaefer in the 19th Senate District http://kbia.org/post/itll-be-still-vs-schaefer-19th-senate-district <p>Democratic State Representative Mary Still will try to unseat Republican Kurt Schaefer from his 19<sup>th</sup> district Senate seat in November. Wed, 08 Aug 2012 22:49:15 +0000 Matt Evans 19029 at http://kbia.org It'll be Still vs. Schaefer in the 19th Senate District If you tax them, they will quit http://kbia.org/post/if-you-tax-them-they-will-quit <p>You have probably heard the statistic: Missouri has the lowest cigarette tax in the nation &ndash; just 17 cents a pack, compared to the national average of $1.46. In this week&#39;s Health &amp; Wealth update, public health advocates want to raise Missouri&#39;s tobacco tax to deter people from smoking, and to help offset the costs that tobacco incurs.</p><p class="Radiotrax"><o:p></o:p></p><p> Wed, 02 May 2012 15:03:09 +0000 Jacob Fenston 13409 at http://kbia.org If you tax them, they will quit MU student representatives lobby against higher education cuts http://kbia.org/post/mu-student-representatives-lobby-against-higher-education-cuts <p>Members of the Missouri Student Association traveled to Jefferson City Tuesday to ask state officials to rethink their proposal that would raise student tuition next year. Wed, 15 Feb 2012 15:13:43 +0000 Jonathan Ingram 8842 at http://kbia.org MU student representatives lobby against higher education cuts Nixon softens budget cut to colleges http://kbia.org/post/nixon-softens-budget-cut-colleges <p><span style="background-color: rgb(242, 242, 255); font-family: 'Courier New'; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; ">Governor Jay Nixon&#39;s office announced late Tuesday it may reduce the level of proposed 2013 cuts to higher education by six percent.</span></p><p>Columbia Representative Mary Still says while she&#39;s encouraged, she still thinks the cuts are deep.</p><p> Tue, 07 Feb 2012 23:42:46 +0000 Scott Kanowsky 8389 at http://kbia.org Legislature will consider loan interest cap http://kbia.org/post/legislature-will-consider-loan-interest-cap <p>A Missouri House member is proposing legislation that would ask voters to approve tougher regulation of certain installment loans. Fri, 13 Jan 2012 17:11:02 +0000 Associated Press 6982 at http://kbia.org Legislature will consider loan interest cap