kevin engler http://kbia.org en Bill Sent To Mo. Gov. Nixon Would Cap Lead Contamination Punitive Damages http://kbia.org/post/bill-sent-mo-gov-nixon-would-cap-lead-contamination-punitive-damages One of two bills that would limit punitive damages in lead contamination cases is on its way to <a href="http://gov.mo.gov/">Governor Jay Nixon</a> (D).<p>The provision is designed to protect Doe Run Resources Corporation from being inundated with lawsuits. &#160;The company<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&#160;purchased old lead mining sites in St. Thu, 16 May 2013 14:10:30 +0000 Marshall Griffin 33850 at http://kbia.org Bill Sent To Mo. Gov. Nixon Would Cap Lead Contamination Punitive Damages Will Missouri Adopt A Prescription Drug Monitoring Program? http://kbia.org/post/will-missouri-adopt-prescription-drug-monitoring-program <p>Efforts to establish a prescription drug monitoring program in Missouri are making a comeback this year. But there’s a twist: the main opponent of establishing such a program is now sponsoring legislation.</p><p>“I think it’s a severe intrusion of our liberty to have the government create a database that is accessible by thousands of people, if not tens of thousands of people, who would then have access to sensitive private information,” said Republican Senator Rob Schaaf, a physician in St. Joseph, Mo.</p> Wed, 06 Feb 2013 15:06:33 +0000 Elana Gordon 28431 at http://kbia.org Will Missouri Adopt A Prescription Drug Monitoring Program? Newscast for March 5, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-march-5-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA news room, including:</p><ul><li>A shooting in Columbia&nbsp;during the weekend leaves one man dead.</li><li>A Missouri state senator proposes legislation&nbsp;protecting the elderly from&nbsp;financial exploitation.</li><li>Marching Mizzou&nbsp;to go to&nbsp;Ireland for St. Patrick&#39;s Day.</li></ul> Mon, 05 Mar 2012 15:01:02 +0000 Scott Kanowsky 9969 at http://kbia.org Newscast for March 5, 2012 State senator wants new judicial panel election process http://kbia.org/post/state-senator-wants-new-judicial-panel-election-process <p>Some Missouri lawmakers are making a renewed push to change the way appellate judges are selected. Mon, 16 Jan 2012 15:26:12 +0000 Associated Press 7102 at http://kbia.org State senator wants new judicial panel election process