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2013 Business & Consumer Stories
Radio Story - Lawmaker looks to crack down on drug dealers
Radio Story - Boeing's tax break proposal passes Senate, awaits House
Newspaper Story - Both Senate and House committees pass incentives for Boeing
Radio Story - Missouri lawmakers convene for Boeing deal
Radio Story - African-American Missouri Clergy met with Gov. Nixon Monday
Radio Story - Motions have been filed to cease harassment from Ameren Electric Company
Radio Story - Democrats walk out of a Senate committee on Medicaid.
Radio Story - The state will spend one million dollars to reopen the Missouri State Penitentiary for tourism next Spring
Newspaper Story - State lawmakers halt increased cap on ethanol in gasoline
Newspaper Story - State lawmaker wants Missouri to fight for Fortune 500 company. State official not sure Missouri is doing anything.
Radio Story - Missouri officials not sure if state has made efforts to attract moving fortune 500 company ADM.
Newspaper Story - Top Republican on Education Appropriations committee says Gov. Nixon needs to stop going around legislature
Radio Story - Department of Insurance will license and regulate Obamacare
Radio Story - MoDOT backs new ballot initiative to increase sales tax for road improvements
Radio Story - Overrides on the veto of House Bills 339 and 650 could lead to lawsuits.
Radio Story - The Missouri Supreme Court listens to appeal from man struck in the face by a hot dog at a Royals game.
Radio Story - Gov. Nixon still considers today a success even though he may have most overridden bills in history.
Radio Story - Missouri House fails to override Gov. Nixon's veto of controversial tax bill
Radio Story - A legislative committee spent Monday afternoon hunting for solutions to a deer and elk disease problem
Radio Story - AG Koster outlines his opposition to federal gun nullification law by sending letter to the entire General Assembly
Newspaper Story - New Missouri laws went into effect today. Find out what changes to expect across the state.
Radio Story - Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander criticizes Texas Gov. Rick Perry's plan to lure Missouri businesses
Radio Story - House sends Second Injury Fund fix to Nixon
Newspaper Story - Fix to Second Injury Fund including occupational disease coverage sent to Nixon
Newspaper Story - Lawmakers approved a fix to the state's Second Injury Fund
Newspaper Story - Lawmakers vote to move occupational diseases to workers' compensation fund
Radio Story - Groups line capitol steps with paper lanterns in Medicaid protest
Radio Story - Lawmakers send 'right-to-farm' measure to 2014 ballot
Radio Story - Mo. House approved a measure to put a one cent sales tax increase to fund highways on the ballot
Radio Story - Missouri House sends paycheck protection bill to Gov. Nixon
Radio Story - As session winds down, House backs $1.2B bond measure
Radio Story - Lawmakers say DMV will receive only eight months of funding while scanning investigation continues
Radio Story - A new measure would fund Capitol improvements and new MoDot offices
Newspaper Story - Legislation to ban requiring employees to join unions is not likely to get very far this session.
Newspaper Story - Missouri lawmakers supported a measure that would expand the state's firearm manufacturing industry.
Radio Story - Senators clash on tax credit reform
Radio Story - A House committee is asked to let gamblers borrow at gambling boats to gamble more.
Newspaper Story - Spring forward no more: Mo. lawmakers push to end daylight saving time
Radio Story - House approves bill allowing guns in company cars
Radio Story - House Budget Committee takes a second crack at building bond measure
Newspaper Story - House and Senate set to hash out details of major tax credit changes in conference.
Radio Story - Tax overhaul measure sails easily through House Fiscal Review Committee
Radio Story - House bill allows certain gamblers to take out tokens, coins on credit.
Radio Story - Gov. Nixon rallies with Missourians for Medicaid expansion
Radio Story - Welfare benefits would be restricted after Senate gives initial approval bill
Radio Story - House members put tax credit for the poor on the chopping block
Radio Story - Nixon presses Medicaid expansion with Senate GOP; Republicans say no deal
Radio Story - Mo. Republicans back previously unsupported Medicaid provision
Radio Story - Union workers are fighting the Senate's paycheck protection bill in the House
Newspaper Story - Debate in the Senate on a bill to extend the New Markets Tax Credit program shows difficulty of reform
Radio Story - Lt. Governor Peter Kinder says he is not worried about safety risks of a new pipeline in Missouri
Radio Story - After passing the Senate floor in 5 hours, a tax overhaul bill meets debate in a House Committee
Newspaper Story - After passing the Senate floor in 5 hours, a tax overhaul bill meets opposition from a Republican Rep. in the House
Newspaper Story - Medicaid debate fireworks begin as House passes 2014 budget
Radio Story - $24.8B budget clears House without Medicaid expansion
Radio Story - No actual trade required as part of Nixon's $1.9 billion trade agreement with Taiwan and South Korea
Radio Story - An audit is raising concerns over how the state spent millions of dollars in federal funds.
Radio Story - Leaders in Missouri's General Assembly express satisfaction with first half progress
Radio Story - Senate Democrats filibuster paycheck protection and force an amendment
Radio Story - Gov. Nixon said in press release that proposed tax reform hurts families, elderly and veterans the most
Radio Story - Missouri Senate sends tax overhaul plan that would cut income taxes and raise sales taxes to the House
Radio Story - Missouri Republicans support labor unions deducting from payroll to contribute to political campaigns
Radio Story - The Missouri Senate gives preliminary approval to income tax cuts and sales tax increase.
Radio Story - Missouri Senate votes to give home brewers a chance at festival spotlight.
Radio Story - House committee re-working bill that would raise utility prices
Newspaper Story - The inclusion of a new fund for toxic exposure diseases creates opposition to proposed Second Injury Fund fix.
Radio Story - Mo. House discusses tax credit dubbed “China hub light”
Radio Story - Some Republican House Members say a new bond proposal may fare better with legislature than voters
Radio Story - House panel signals its position in fight over tax credits
Radio Story - China hub debate heads to the Missouri House...again.
Radio Story - Lawmakers move to tighten workplace discrimination laws
Radio Story - House Republicans move energy legislation to Senate
Radio Story - The Senate Appropriations Committee has approved Kurt Schaefer's nearly $1 billion bonding bill.
Radio Story - A Senate committee has proposed tax cuts to keep up with the GOP-controlled Sunflower State.
Radio Story - Mo. lawmakers target sales tax to fund road repairs
Radio Story - The idea behind the failed "China hub" proposal is again making its way through the Missouri Capitol
Radio Story - A bill that would subject any car bought out of state to the Missouri sales tax passed the Senate Monday.
Newspaper Story - Joplin may receive state revenue to offset 2011 tornado effects
Newspaper Story - After years of debate and $28.1 million in liabilities, Senate lawmakers compromise on Second Injury Fund
Newspaper Story - Senate gives first round approval to a bill limiting eligibility for unemployment benefits
Radio Story - Proposed changes to Missouri's wage laws meets harsh opposition by business owners
Radio Story - St. Louis Developer Paul McKee tells a House committe he needs more time to collect on $95 million in tax credits
Newspaper Story - A bill vetoed last session limiting awards for discrimination lawsuits supported by Missouri businesses
Radio Story - Legislators heard testimony on Monday that could make whistleblowers more liable to face legal action.
Radio Story - A state senator wants to put limits on quality of life lawsuits up to a vote of the people.
Radio Story - A Missouri lawmaker looks to eliminate daylight saving time.
Newspaper Story - Senate committee will vote on ability to collect taxes on cars bought outside state
Radio Story - Large St. Louis car dealer voices support for a sales tax on cars.
Radio Story - Supporters and opponents of the right-to-work bill overflowed the House Committee hearing Wednesday morning
Newspaper Story - The Missouri Senate took no action on a Second Injury Fund bill but negotiations continue behind the scenes
Radio Story - After three days of debate, Senators are taking some time to make some changes to the Second Injury Fund bill
Radio Story - Keeping drones out of Missouri's skies gains support in House hearing.
Radio Story - Mo. senators push one-cent sales tax to fund road improvements
Newspaper Story - Higher education officials voice support for $950 million bond proposal
Radio Story - Power companies go to legislature for rate increase
Radio Story - Missouri Senators searching for common ground on the Second Injury Fund.
Newspaper Story - A Missouri Senator proposes a cap on noneconomic damages, previously ruled unconstitutional
Radio Story - Missouri lawmakers want to overturn a Supreme Court decision on medical malpractice with legislation
Radio Story - AP reports Gov. Nixon received large campaign donations while calling for campaign spending limits.
Newspaper Story - Missouri Senate sends amateur sports, benevolent tax credit bills to House
Radio Story - Sales tax increase possible if business taxes get slashed
Newspaper Story - A look into how the Second Injury Fund became an unfunded liability of about $28 million to Missouri.
Newspaper Story - A new plan for what was once known as "China Hub" has returned to the Missouri Senate
Radio Story - A proposal to create a cargo hub at Lambert St. Louis airport has returned to the Missouri legislature.
Radio Story - Nixon touts increased education funding, Medicaid expansion, and campaign contribution limits in State of State
Radio Story - Gov. Jay Nixon likes bond proposal, wants to highlight four areas.
Radio Story - Gov. Nixon's Budget Does Not Align with Senate GOP's Wishes on Taxes
Newspaper Story - Despite vocal opposition to Medicaid expansion, state lawmakers would consider funding Medicaid fraud control
Radio Story - The senate has endorsed legislation that lawmakers could attract more NCAA tournaments to the state
Radio Story - University economists testifies tax credits don't stimulates employment as promised
Newspaper Story - The model used by Department of Economic Development to calculate economic impacts criticized
Newspaper Story - GOP seeks to slash business tax rates to match other states
Radio Story - GOP chairwoman backpedals on plan to hold public hearing on voter I.D. when public couldn't get in Capitol.
Radio Story - Senators look to slash business taxes to match other states
Newspaper Story - Columbia Democrat to chair special House committee on $950 million bond issue.
Radio Story - House Speaker Tim Jones and Columbia democratic Rep. Chris Kelly look to deliver bi-partisan support for bond issue
Newspaper Story - Senior Democratic Missouri House member given control of one of the biggest bond issues in Missouri history
Newspaper Story - Injured workers owed $28 million as lawmakers scramble for solution
Radio Story - Missouri Senator said tax credits for sporting events could bring events like Final Fours back to Missouri
Radio Story - Missouri House and Senate announce what issues the Republican veto-proof majority will act on.
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