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Newscast for May 30, 2012

May 30, 2012

Regional news coverage from the KBIA News room, including:

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An angry email that named four Missouri state senators and mentioned an Arizona congresswoman who was shot and wounded last year has been traced to an eastern Missouri resident.

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Sparked by past events around the nation, one Missouri senator is trying to make disrupting a house of worship punishable by up to 15 days in jail and a three hundred dollar fine for first time offenders.

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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The Missouri Senate has unanimously passed legislation to move the filing period for the state’s party primaries back by one month.  The bill is moving rapidly because the filing period is currently set to begin February 28th and end in late March.

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Senate Republicans have scuttled Gov. Jay Nixon's nominee to direct the Missouri Department of Economic Development.

Legislation to make Missouri a "right-to-work" state is again coming up in state Senate.

A senate panel last week endorsed two bills that would make it a misdemeanor to require workers to pay union fees as a condition of employment.

One of the two proposals, sponsored by Senate President Pro Tem Rob Mayer, would go before voters if it passes the Legislature. The other would go to the governor's desk.

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Legislation that would change Missouri’s workplace discrimination standards is getting attention this week by both State House and Senate members.

Watch the show and join the conversation on the Intersection website.

The head of the Missouri Senate has announced he’s going to pull the plug on the special legislative session next week.