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2008 Liberties 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
Radio Story - A new ballot initiative petition related to banning affirmative action programs was approved by Secretary of State Robin Carnahan.
Newspaper Story - A brief on a Senate bill that would create the Business Premises Safety Act
Radio Story - Senators discuss pros and cons of telephone company deregulation, and how it effects how much you pay for your phone service.
Radio Story - The theme of the moment is wall street's effect on main street and some Missouri towns are feeling the economy's strain.
Radio Story - Missouri is rated to be in the top six states for election day preparedness, and it is now up to the voters to ensure a smooth voting process.
Newspaper Story - ACORN is a national scandal, but the Secretary of State - the state top election official - is unavailable for comment.
Radio Story - A prefiled bill for the upcoming legislature could ban wireless cell phones while driving.
Newspaper Story - Protection for journalists emerges in the second debate of candidates for attorney general.
Newspaper Story - Constitutional Amendment 1 on the November Ballot would require that all government proceedings would be carried out in English.
Radio Story - Kenny Hulshof Attacks Attorney General Jay Nixon.
Radio Story - Stock Market Crashing
Newspaper Story - Missouri Right To Life, an anti-abortion rights group in the state, will not endorse either mainstream candidate in the 2008 election
Radio Story - Democrats and Republicans agree, sexism and news go hand-in-hand in this election
Newspaper Story - In the aftermath of the Palin appointment and the RNC, Republican and Democratic legislators agree that there is sexism in the media but disagree on what sexism entails.
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.
Newspaper Story - Missouri's Catholic Church has its own lobbyist in the statehouse.
Radio Story - The Speaker of the House is one of the lone supporters of a bill that was repealed by the Missouri House.
Newspaper Story - Senate Republicans pushed forward with a proposed constitutional amendment which would allow voter identification laws in the state. The issue is one of the most partisan issues to be raised in the session.
Radio Story - A joint resolution to require voter photo ID has passed into the Senate, but with only five days left in the legislative session, doubts remain that it will have a chance to pass.
Newspaper Story - Women lawmakers say descrimination remains in Missouri's statehouse.
Radio Story - The Missouri House gives preliminary approval to a bill that requires all voters to show a valid photo ID at the polls
Radio Story - Democratic attorney general candidates voiced approval of Attorney General Jay Nixon's lawsuit against Governor Blunt for destroying public e-mails, while a Republican candidate remains noncommittal.
Radio Story - Senate Approves Bill Giving Identity Theft Victims right to Credit
Radio Story - Gun rights advocates at a rally in the Capitol Tuesday urged support of a bill that would create criminal immunity for owners and users of gun ranges. Rebecca Layne has more from Jefferson City.
Newspaper Story - Members of the Senate say they accidentally passed a bill that would make the chemical abortion illegal
Radio Story - One bill passed through the House will require state government buildings to fly the state and national flags half-staff for a day when a Missouri resident is killed in combat
Radio Story - The midwifery bill is held over as senators debate liability.
Newspaper Story - Senate debates bill that would legalize midwifery
Radio Story - With only six weeks remaining in the legislature, a bill that seeks a moratorium of the death penalty in Missouri may have arrived too late. Rebecca Layne has more from Jefferson City.
Radio Story - Illegal aliens would not be able to enroll in public institutions of higher education under a bill passed by the House into the Senate. Rebecca Layne has more from Jefferson City.
Radio Story - A Kansas City Lawmaker says he doesn't like how the city has become a sanctuary for illegal immigrants
Radio Story - Republican Senator Gary Nodler of Joplin lashes out at Missouri Right to Life during a Senate Session hearing an abortion bill.
Newspaper Story - Missouri's House votes to ban drugs that induce abortions.
Radio Story - Missouri legislators urge changes regarding consent requirements for obtaining an abortion in a House Committee meeting on health care policy.
Radio Story - Missouri's House Education Committee chair Jane Cunningham says sexual misconduct by teachers is one of the Elementary and Secondary Education Committee's top priorities for this year's legislative process. The issue was raised in this weekend's edition of the public television program Jeff City Journal covered by Rebecca Layne.
Radio Story - The House gave first-round approval to a constituitonal amendment that would require government agencies, including schools, to allow voluntary prayer in their facilities.
Newspaper Story - House bill makes coersion a crime and requires women to wait 24 hours before the procedure
Radio Story - Missouri lawmakers were urged to vote yes to a 24 hour waiting period for abortions.
Newspaper Story - Doctors would lose lawsuit protections for medical malpractice when preforming abortions under a measure in Missouri's legislature.
Radio Story - High school students could face random drug testing if the senate judiciary chair gets his way.
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