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2008 Business & Consumer Stories
Newspaper Story - As the former attorney general prepares to take the office of governor, more Missourians are reporting consumer complaints.
Newspaper Story - Despite the gov.-elects stance against robocalls, the issue continues to split Missouri legislature
Newspaper Story - While Missouri sperm counts were low in a recent study, a bill has been prefiled that would make infertility treatments a mandatory part of health care.
Newspaper Story - A brief on a Senate bill that would create the Business Premises Safety Act
Radio Story - A Missouri representative introduced a bill to legalize immitation butter.
Newspaper Story - Gov.-Elect Nixon announces a plan to put all contracted license fees offices up for bid in January.
Radio Story - With the Missouri auto industry declining, a new Missouri government says new technologies will bring new infrastructure to the state.
Radio Story - Missouri's Chief Environmental Officer says he can't see himself in Governor-Elect Nixon's Cabinet
Newspaper Story - A feature on job creation. As Gov.-Elect Jay Nixon prepares to take office in office in January, the economy continues to be an important issue in Missouri as more workers are let go and the Chrysler plant has shut down.
Radio Story - Two Missouri State Agencies have different opinions on how to deal with the unemployment problem
Radio Story - Senators discuss pros and cons of telephone company deregulation, and how it effects how much you pay for your phone service.
Newspaper Story - Missouri's state budget faces a 340 million dollar shortfall this year
Radio Story - Chairman of the Missouri Public Service Commission Jeff Davis says the deregulation of the Missouri telephone industry leaves the future uncertain.
Radio Story - New jobs are being created throughout Missouri; however, unemployment rates are still relatively high.
Radio Story - High rollers rejoice, Missouri gamblers can spend as much as they want at casinos effective immediately.
Newspaper Story - GOP VP nominee Sarah Palin's holds a rally in Jefferson City, Mo.
Newspaper Story - Department of Natural Resources comes under fire in third attorney general candidate debate
Radio Story - Proposition B's lead author says the union it could create is not the focus because the bill is directed at those who need the care.
Radio Story - State Treasurer Sarah Steelman calls for criminal charges to be brought against certain companies helped bailout bill
Newspaper Story - Renewable energy ballot initiative faces little opposition
Newspaper Story - A proponent and opponents of Proposition A and a problem gambler sound off on the Nov. 4 ballot issue
Radio Story - Kenny Hulshof Attacks Attorney General Jay Nixon.
Radio Story - With the economy in a decline more Missourians need outside help.
Radio Story - It is not only wall street big wigs who will feel the effects of yesterday's stock market plunge
Radio Story - Stock Market Crashing
Radio Story - A stagnant housing market actually helps Missouri banks in the midst of a national credit crisis.
Newspaper Story - Matt Blunt's out of office in January, but he isn't letting go of the money he raised in his campaign.
Newspaper Story - Missouri Gov. Matt Blunt came out in opposition to Bush's bail out plan
Radio Story - Turf specialists say Missouri's heavy rain is ruining lawns.
Radio Story - Legislator disagree and factors contributing to MOHLEA losses
Newspaper Story - The Wall Street's meltdown has prompted workshops to help local governments to protect their funds.
Newspaper Story - The recent Wall Street financial downturn is predicted to have little effect on Missouri government's investments.
Radio Story - Missouri's investments remain stable despite stock market crisis according to the State Treasurer.
Radio Story - Despite low figures, MOHELA does not regret the Lewis and Clark Discovery Initiative from 2006 and 2007.
Radio Story - The bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers is thought to have only short term effects
Newspaper Story - Gibbons and Koster speak against political automated calls in first candidate debate
Radio Story - The two candidates running for Missouri Attorney General denounce political robo-call, but use it in their campaigns.
Newspaper Story - The bankruptcy of a major Missouri pre-need burial service comes under legislative investigation.
Newspaper Story - Two of the state's largest utilities express neutrality after a renewable energy requirement is placed on the November ballot.
Radio Story - 55,000 Missourians pay in-advance for funeral costs, but their money is not good enough anymore.
Radio Story - State Democrats want to know why Gubernatorial candidate Kenny Hulshof supports business deals with China
Radio Story - Missouri's Attorney General announced Tuesday he's going after political robo-calls. But Jay Nixon is finding less than enthusiasm from within his own party.
Newspaper Story - Political robo-calls draw the attention of the top Missouri Democrat on the statewide ballot.
Radio Story - Republican Senator Mike Gibbons doesn't have a problem with automated campaign phone calls but wants them to abide by federal regulations.
Radio Story - The Missouri House has repealed last year's controversial one man village law.
Radio Story - A French Canadian aircraft company may decide to land in the Kansas City area.
Radio Story - The Missouri House sent a bill that would partially deregulate telecommunication services to the governor for final approval.
Radio Story - Senate Approves Bill Giving Identity Theft Victims right to Credit
Newspaper Story - Missouri's Senate voted to give up to $240 million in tax credit to a Canadian aircraft company.
Radio Story - An effort to provide partial deregulation of phone rates ranto a rural fillibuster over dead birds.
Radio Story - A KMOX investigation has found that a legislator with a major voice in gaming legislation received money to stay at the Ameristar Casino.
Radio Story - Missouri Corn Merchandising Council funded a study saying Ethanol will save Missourians nearly 10 cents a gallon at the pump.
Radio Story - A bill that passed through from the House on Tuesday would block politicians and their relatives from benefiting from tax credits of large-scale projects. Rebecca Layne has more from Jefferson City.
Radio Story - A Senate filibuster stalls confirmation for the chief of staff to a former Missouri congressman.
Radio Story - Missouri's Senate gives first round approval to a measure to crack down on home mortgage fraud.
Radio Story - Republican Senator Tom Dempsey introduced a bill to the Ways and Means Committee that would allow weapons sold to foreign countries by Missouri companies and dealers to go untaxed.
Newspaper Story - The Senate Judiciary Committee is looking at modifying taxes on munition sales to foreign governments.
Newspaper Story - Rep. Hodges introduces a bill that would require insureance companies to cover infertinity treatment such as invitro.
Radio Story - St. Louis school children are urging Missouri lawmakers to make the ice cream cone the official state dessert.
Radio Story - Missouri lawmakers attempt to prohibit lawsuits against businesses for failing to protect their customers against possible crimes.
Radio Story - Children filled the Senate hearing today in hopes of declaring the ice cream cone as Missouri's official state dessert. Erika Navarrete (Nahv-ah-rett) has more from the capitol.
Radio Story - Eight people testified in support of changes in the minimum wage structure during Tuesday's hearing.
Radio Story - The minimum wage increase is forcing business owners to boost payroll and seek changes in the law.
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