From Missouri Digital News: https://mdn.org
Stories by Danel Aguirre include:
- 4/25/2000: Newspaper Story - The Ethics Committee in the House rejected to hear Mike Goodwin's request for investigating Rep. Mays' campaign contributions. Mays is chairman of the Utilities Committee, and received iver 10,000 in donations from utility companies.
- 4/18/2000: Newspaper Story - Five years after a 14 year-old girl died in an amusement park in Kansas City, legislators are trying to require parks to pass inspections every year.
- 4/18/2000: Newspaper Story - If you work for the University of Missouri and have hearing trouble, you might have to pay a high prize for the same devices others get for free.
- 4/17/2000: Newspaper Story - A proposal that makes the curremt 8 year term limit 4 years longers was approved Tuesday in the Missouri Senate by voice vote.
- 4/ 4/2000: Newspaper Story - Even if their committee aproved them and they dealed a big issue like insurance coverage of contraceptives, bills on the House are not going to do their way.
- 3/14/2000: Newspaper Story - Rep. Barbara Fraser, D-Saint Louis County, wants to make it more difficult to steal pets in Missouri by imposing penalties of up to seven years of jail.
- 3/ 7/2000: Newspaper Story - Super Tuesday ended with Texas Gov. George W. Bush and Vice President Al Gore each scoring a resounding victory in Missouri's first permanent presidential primary.
- 2/28/2000: Newspaper Story - Today, if you get an insurance plan in Missouri you might get Viagra for free, if you need it. Some legislators want to cut down the consequences of this requiring insurance firms to cover contraceptives.
- 2/22/2000: Newspaper Story - Governor Mel Carnahan said capital punishmeni is applied fairly in Missouri and he won't support a change in the actual policy unless cases are found to have been wrongly judged.
- 2/15/2000: Newspaper Story - Rep. Tom Hoppe is proposing a bill that would make illegal for persons under age 18 to possess cigarettes.
- 2/14/2000: Newspaper Story - In Valentine's Day, it was time to talk a bit about domestic violence in the House.
- 2/ 8/2000: Newspaper Story - Four bills in the Capitol deal with Hepatitis A, trying to make vaccines more popular among the workers.
- 2/ 1/2000: Newspaper Story - Today, legislators are allowed to drink alcoholic beverages in the Capitol. If one bill from Republican Bill Foster passes, this will no longer be possible.
- 1/31/2000: Newspaper Story - Proposed bills by republicans Jon Dolan and Steve Ehlmann would make scalping legal in Missouri. Scalepers don't think that bill would pass.
- 1/24/2000: Newspaper Story - A Senate committee discussed Monday whether to close off public information contained in the state's auto regristration and driver's license records.
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