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January 2009 Stories
Newspaper Story - Only one Senator dissented with the resolution
Newspaper Story - Five bills have been introduced seeking to restrict handheld phone usage while driving
Radio Story - House Republicans say the governor's budget is too dependent on a federal government bailout.
Radio Story - One Mo. Representative has introduced legislation so veterans wouldn't have to pay for metered parking
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Radio Story - Missouri Supreme Court Justice calls for more money to defend accused criminals
Newspaper Story - Funds for higher education capital improvement projects under review by Office of Administration
Radio Story - Governor Jay Nixon sent letters to universities across the state Wednesday terminating a three-hundred million dollar program initiated by the former governor.
Newspaper Story - The Senate Select Committee met Wednesday to discuss how a proposed federal stimulus package could best be utilized
Radio Story - One bill would require insurance companies to cover autism
Newspaper Story - The Public Service Commission approved a rate increase for AmerenUE electricity consumers.
Radio Story - Rate increases are on the way from AmerenUE.
Newspaper Story - The governor's State of the State address focused on job creation and health care with a mixed response from legislators.
Radio Story - Gov. Nixon's campaign promises leave one senator unimpressed with State of State address
Newspaper Story - The Missouri governor's State of the State address pointed to a Missourian who went to Kansas because of lower tuition.
Radio Story - There are unclaimed veterans remains all over Missouri but one state representative wants to end that and give fallen Americans a proper burial.
Radio Story - Lieutenant Governor Peter Kinder attacks Governor Jay Nixon for banking on funds for the Missouri Budget that don't yet exist in the Republican response to Nixon's first ever State of the State address.
Newspaper Story - Nixon's proposed budget to rely on $800 million from federal stimulus package
Radio Story - Missouri's Governor wants to cut more than 1300 governmental jobs by July 1.
Radio Story - The Governor addressed a federal stimulus package in a single sentence at his State of the State address.
Radio Story - Witnesses at a House bill hearing made it clear they want to expand their businesses.
Newspaper Story - Funeral industry representatives urge Senate committee to regulate the funeral industry.
Radio Story - Representatives from Missouri's funeral industry urged Senators to increase regulation in order to ensure legitimate pre-need contracts.
Newspaper Story - State legislative leaders await balanced budget, bipartisanship cooperation in Nixon's State of the State address
Radio Story - Missouri's House firmly voted down a pay raise for elected officials.
News summary for the week of January 19, 2009
Newspaper Story - The bill that would allow AmerenUE to raise its rates to build a second nuclear power plant in Callaway.
Radio Story - A bill in the Missouri senate would require insurance companies to cover autism
Radio Story - Governor Jay Nixon makes a major higher education funding announcement less than a week his first state of the state address.
Radio Story - 12 circuits in the Children's Division of the Missouri Department of Social Services have yet to meet national accreditation standards.
Newspaper Story - Nixon vows against 2010 higher education budget cuts
Newspaper Story - Roads and bridges could start deteriorating by next year without citizen funding
Radio Story - Speakers for a Senate Transportation Seminar says Missouri's system which keeps the poor poor will not vanish anytime soon.
Radio Story - A bill is proposed in the Missouri House which may put the magnifying glass on minorities more often when drafting legislation.
News summary for the week of January 12, 2009
Radio Story - Dixon appointed Chair of House Committee on Transportation
Newspaper Story - Gov. Jay Nixon on Wednesday announced a plan to revamp how local motor vehicle and driver license offices are awarded in the state, claiming,
Newspaper Story - At Gov. Jay Nixon's first press conference aimed at highlighting the first official efforts of the Show Me Jobs initiative, his staff tried to seize the cell phones of the press, initially saying it was a security matter.
Newspaper Story - The Callaway 2 plant has taken center stage in Missouri's debate on energy policy. In an educational seminar Tuesday afternoon, senators listened to presentations made by advocates of different groups, including AmerenUE, renewable energy and consumers.
Newspaper Story - Missouri's new governor promises a "new day" in his inaugural address
Newspaper Story - The pomp and circumstance of the inauguration of Jay Nixon as governor gave Missourians a chance to meet their new governor and first lady.
News summary for the week of January 5, 2009
Newspaper Story - Sen. Kit Bond will not seek reelection, says 40 years in politics is enough
Newspaper Story - State legislature opens with higher education reform, emphasis on economic development
Newspaper Story - House leaders anticipate bipartisanship in upcoming session
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