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Former President of the Benton-Stephens Neighborhood Association, Democrat Kip Kendrick, announced Thursday he will run for the 45th District House seat.  Democratic Representative, Chris Kelly, endorsed him. 

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Columbia’s new Ronald McDonald House opened Wednesday and is ready for new families.  

These charities provide a low or no cost place to stay for families with children currently undergoing treatment at a Columbia health facility. Those facilities are mainly funded through private donations. After two years of work, Columbia’s new Ronald McDonald house in Columbia has officially accepted families to move in.

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Missouri House members have endorsed a 1-cent sales tax that would be dedicated to paying for state and local transportation projects.

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The Missouri House has passed a bill that would require the state to seek a federal waiver to put photo IDs on electronic benefits cards.

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The Missouri House has passed legislation attempting to make criminals out of U.S. authorities who enforce federal firearm laws in Missouri.

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The Missouri House Budget Committee has advanced legislation to abolish a tax credit of up to $750 a year for low-income seniors and disabled people who live in rental housing.

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The Missouri House has voted to give lawmakers authority over space in the Capitol that includes the Hall of Famous Missourians after controversy over the induction of radio host Rush Limbaugh.

Newscast for May 10, 2012

May 10, 2012

Regional news coverage from the KBIA News room, including:

Mo. senators continue budget negotiations

May 2, 2012
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The Missouri Senate took the next step Tuesday toward beginning final negotiations with the House on next year’s state budget.  Senate members struggled with whether to bind themselves to various positions they support.

State House members have approved a proposed amendment to the Missouri Constitution guaranteeing the right to own and manufacture ammunition.

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Missouri House members are seeking to boost funding for veterans' homes by diverting more of Missouri's lottery proceeds to the state budget — leaving less for prizes.

House members debate day care bill

Mar 1, 2012

Legislation cracking down on unlicensed day care providers evoked emotional testimony in a House committee hearing.

Newscast for February 21, 2012

Feb 21, 2012
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Regional news coverage from the KBIA News room, including:

  • The UM Curators approve tuition increases.
  • Missouri legislators push law making English the only language on driver's license tests.
  • A law in the general assembly punishing unruly behavior at religious centers.
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Debate began Monday in the Missouri House on legislation to require voters to show photo identification at the polls.  As Marshall Griffin tells us from Jefferson City, the back-and-forth got pretty heated at times.

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A Missouri judge could rule in mid-February on a lawsuit challenging new boundaries for state House districts.