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September 2007 Stories
News summary for the week of September 24, 2007
Newspaper Story - Can the attorney general be fired from state cases?
Radio Story - Currently in the event of an emergency, Missouri does not have a communication system in place for statewide correspondence.
Radio Story - Democratic lawmaker calls the Missouri Speaker of the House's last minute actions disheartening. Fanna (FAWNA) Haile-Selassie (HIGH-lay-sel-LAH-say) spoke with the lawmaker.
Radio Story - Governor Blunt Announced his new plan to help needy Missourians through help from faith-based groups.
Radio Story - Missouri Republican leader Paul Sloca called for Democratic Senator Jeff Smith to step down from the Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee.
Radio Story - A Missouri Republican Party press release accused Attorney General and Democratic candidate for governor Jay Nixon of illegally using a state vehicle to attend political fundraising events.
Newspaper Story - Gov. Blunt created a new position for more effection emergency communication.
Newspaper Story - Attorney General Jay Nixon has been charged by the Republicans for using a state vehicle for fundraising, videos of Nixon using the vehicle have been posted on Utube.
Radio Story - State health officials and abortion providers are renegotiating provisions of pro-life legislation after a U.S. District judge called for the two sides to compromise. Planned Parenthood says the new law will not stop the educational services they provide to schools. Courtney Cox has more from Jefferson City.
Radio Story - Missouri was a non-participant at a meeting last week in which nearly half the states in the country tried to decide how your Internet purchases are taxed.
News summary for the week of September 17, 2007
Radio Story - The Missouri Senate's top Democrat says she is concerned about a proposed tax break for land development in St. Louis City.
Radio Story - A Missouri woman died last week due to infection caused by the West Nile virus. While summer is coming to an end, the threat of mosquito bites, and West Nile Virus is prominent until the end of October. Courtney Cox has more from Jefferson City.
Newspaper Story - As of this month, that truck you pass on Interstate 70 could be a Mexican or Canadian vehicle. And the new North Amercian trucking system is generating arguments about safety from the union for American truckers.
Radio Story - After an illegal immigrant drove his SUV into a restaurant patio in Clayton, a member of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce does not foresee any serious response from lawmakers.
Radio Story - The Missouri Highway Patrol has a system of multi-lingual officers to handle language barriers.
Newspaper Story - There are still unanswered questions surrounding Gov. Matt Blunt's new health insurance proposal to help low-income people, according to Missouri Budget Project
Radio Story - Two patrons at a Clayton restaurant were injured today when an SUV lost control and drove onto the restaurant's patio. Police had trouble communiating with the driver as he spoke little English. Courtney Cox has more from Jefferson City on what is required to get a driver's license in Missouri.
Radio Story - The Missouri Republican Party took the State's Ethics Commission to Court today.The Party claims the Ethics Commission violated the state's Sunshine Law when it voted on campaign contribution limits in a closed session last week.
Radio Story - Though no ban exists forbidding same-sex adoption, gay Missourians can run into difficulty being foster or adoptive parents.
Radio Story - As Terry Jarrett prepares to step in at the Public Service Commission, outgoing commissioner Steve Gaw issued a warning to rate payers in Missouri.
News summary for the week of September 10, 2007
Radio Story - MoDOT recieved a 2 million dollar grant to study the effects of rebuilding I-70 with 4 additional lanes.
Radio Story - Tour of Missouri rider Dan Schmatz can vouch that Missouri's armadillo population is growing.
Radio Story - The possible release of hazardous materials has one St. Louis City plant teaming up with the state.
Radio Story - At a press conference, Governor Matt Blunt remained steadfast in his backing of chief of staff Ed Martin.
Radio Story - Republican House Representatives selected their candidate for Speaker of the House if the GOP maintains the majority in 2009.
Radio Story - Jay Nixon's campaign will comply immediately to demands for the return of campaign funds
Radio Story - Legendary television host Bob Barker made his first trip to the state Capitol to be inducted in to the Hall of Famous Missourians
Newspaper Story - Chief of staff Ed Martin accused of making prejudice comments about Mexican community. Gov. Blunt reaffirmed his support for Marting in today's press conference.
Newspaper Story - TV personality Bob Barker inducted into the hall of famous Missourians
Newspaper Story - The Republican caucus chose Rep. Ron Richard, R-Joplin as their Speaker elect in a closed vote in the House chamber.
Radio Story - Cheif Justice Stith defended the confidentiality in selecting Missouri Supreme Court justices Tuesday afternoon
Radio Story - The Hispanic Community is calling for the resignation of the Governor's Chief of Staff. Many are calling statements made by Ed Martin
Radio Story - More than a year before the actual elections, House Republicans meet Wednesday to select their choice for the next House speaker.
Radio Story - Senate Republican deserter Chris Koster says he may leave politics altogether after quitting the Republican party only several weeks ago.
Radio Story - St. Louis Kingshighway to more than double it's current numbers.
Radio Story - Missouri Guard expands with two new battalions.
Radio Story - A Cole County judge will hear a request Tuesday to halt a 230 million dollar transfer from the Missouri college loan program to the state government to be used for the governor's building program.
Newspaper Story - The MoHELA Lawsuit begins Tuesday to try to stop the state mandated transfer of funds on Friday
Newspaper Story - House Republicans will meet Wednesday to choose a candidate for Speaker elect for the 2009 legislative session, Democrats charge the preliminary decisions are arrogant.
Newspaper Story - Missouri prepares dope testing for the Tour of Missouri.
News summary for the week of September 3, 2007
Newspaper Story - Judge to hear whether state is doing its part for lower education funding
Radio Story - Missourians are receiving advertisements for foreign vehicles in their license renewal forms sent by the state's department of revenue.
Radio Story - Tour of Missouri officials say a defective bridge will not stop the race.
Radio Story - Missourians will see more advertisements for foreign-made cars when they receive a licence renewal card in the mail. Fanna (FAWNA) Haile-Selassie (HIGH-lay-sel-LAH-say) tells us why
Radio Story - Tour de France champion to be challenged by defective bridge
Radio Story - Missouri's bridge improvement plan not to directly address similarities to Minneapolis bridge collapse.
Radio Story - Funding for bridges to come from federal government
Radio Story - The chief attorney for half of Missouri public schools anticipates that the fight to change school funding will continue.
Radio Story - Vice Chairman of the Committee for Education Equality was surprised by last Wednesday's school funding ruling, and anticipates an appeal
Radio Story - Ticket scalping will soon be a legalized practice. This thanks to legislation Governor Matt Blunt signed Tuesday afternooon.
Radio Story - Vietnam Veterans were honored in a ceremony at the Missouri State Capitol Tuesday.
News summary for the week of August, 27, 2007
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