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Politics
8:25 am
Wed May 15, 2013

Mo. House passes bill to stop document scanning

Legislation would make English the sole language on driver's license tests.
File KBIA

The Missouri House has approved legislation barring the state Revenue Department from scanning the personal documents of drivers' license applicants into a state computer system.

The House passed the measure 118-40 on Tuesday. It now returns to the Senate.

The Revenue Department began scanning documents, such as birth certificates and concealed weapons permits, in December. Agency officials say it provides more security to licensing. But Republican lawmakers objected to the procedures and argue it is an invasion of privacy.

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Politics
4:58 pm
Mon April 29, 2013

Mo. House panel OKs plan to stop document scans

Republicans in the Missouri Senate want to make sure the governor doesn't create a health care exchange without their consent.
Jacob Fenston KBIA

A Missouri House committee has adopted a measure to stop the state Revenue Department from scanning driver's license applicants' personal documents.

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Politics
8:34 am
Mon April 22, 2013

Mo. offering tax break on some appliances

The Columbia Power Plant has been serving the energy needs of Columbia residents in some capacity since 1914. The EPA will soon enforce a rule that will require the plant to cut emission levels.
Matt Veto KBIA News

Missouri consumers are being offered a temporary break on the state sales tax on energy-efficient appliances.

The Revenue Department says its fifth annual Show-Me Green Sales Tax Holiday runs through Thursday of this week. The event lifts the 4.2 percent state sales tax on dishwashers, furnaces, air conditioners and other appliances that carry the Energy Star label.

The agency says 11 counties, 51 cities and 18 special taxing districts are also taking part, meaning buyers will be spared the local sales taxes as well.
 

Politics
4:23 pm
Thu December 13, 2012

Mo. Gov. Nixon announces position changes

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Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is shuffling some positions within his administration.

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