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2013 Health Stories
Radio Story - Lawmaker looks to crack down on drug dealers
Radio Story - Lawmakers push for felon food stamp eligibility
Radio Story - Mo. Dept of Insurance to health insurance companies: allow coverage renewal for plans canceled under ACA
Newspaper Story - Missouri Changes Physical Education
Radio Story - President Obama met with state officials on canceled health insurance plans, Missouri not included.
Radio Story - Gov. Nixon calls off Medicaid talks after lawmakers change venue
Newspaper Story - Missouri Medicaid talks turn into turf war after lawmakers call for change of venue
Radio Story - African-American Missouri Clergy met with Gov. Nixon Monday
Radio Story - Obama says old insurance plans can continue through 2014, but Missourians may not be able to reverse cancellations
Newspaper Story - A Senate committee rejects Gov. Nixon's call to expand Medicaid to the working poor
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
Radio Story - Missouri public defender system faces budget battles
Radio Story - Rep. Stacy Newman, among other state officials, pressure Nodaway Co. Prosecutor to reopen Coleman case.
Radio Story - After controversy, the Mo. Dept. of Corrections will return it's shipment of propofol to the distributor
Radio Story - Missouri lawmaker asks governor to address lethal injection concerns
Newspaper Story - State lawmaker asks governor to carry out upcoming executions
Radio Story - Missouri Senate Medicaid committee still indecisive about expanding Medicaid
Radio Story - CDC data shows a sharp decrease in cases of West Nile virus
Newspaper Story - CDC is reporting major drop off in West Nile Virus cases in Missouri
Newspaper Story - Several state departments could face implications if feds shut down government
Radio Story - New technology at the Lake of the Ozarks will raise more efficiently transmit power to homes.
Newspaper Story - Missouri has few licensed navigators for Obamacare's Tuesday implementation.
Newspaper Story - @jaybarnes5 led interim committee on federal waivers for Medicaid, looked to other states for guidance
Radio Story - Opposing parties teamed up in an attempt to brainstorm ideas to fix the state Medicaid program.
Radio Story - Missouri dropped 20 spots in health ranking in the past two decades
Newspaper Story - Federal health care advisors face Missouri regulation, concerns arise
Radio Story - Department of Insurance will license and regulate Obamacare
Radio Story - Overrides on the veto of House Bills 339 and 650 could lead to lawsuits.
Radio Story - Missouri High Schools will release a report on the number of concussions this year
Radio Story - Another confirmed case of Cyclospora brings Missouri's total to 5. Neighboring Iowa reported 155 cases this year.
Radio Story - Groups line capitol steps with paper lanterns in Medicaid protest
Radio Story - Mo. Medicaid director replaced as session nears its end
Newspaper Story - State Rep. says "Don't Get Sick" bill would break poverty cycle
Newspaper Story - Advocates push for crime victim rights in U.S. House on eve of Mo. Capitol crime victim ceremony
Newspaper Story - Missouri Medicaid overhaul appeared to have some life in the House Wednesday before failing a second time.
Radio Story - The Missouri Senate has defeated Medicaid expansion in what could be the final vote on the issue this year.
Radio Story - Lawmakers push to provide workers compensation coverage for police officers injured in the line of duty.
Newspaper Story - Missouri House pushes to include police psychological disorders in workers compensation
Radio Story - A House committee questioned a contract that would move disabled Missourians to federal welfare program.
Newspaper Story - Missouri lawmakers have stalled in discussion of Medicaid expansion in the state.
Radio Story - Gov. Nixon rallies with Missourians for Medicaid expansion
Radio Story - State lawmakers clash on the Senate floor over major current issues
Radio Story - Nixon presses Medicaid expansion with Senate GOP; Republicans say no deal
Newspaper Story - House wants attorney general to appeal federal contraception mandate under federal law
Radio Story - Lawmakers push attorney general to appeal federal contraception rule
Newspaper Story - Half a million Missouri citizens will be eligible for health care tax credits in 2014 under Obamacare
Radio Story - Thousands of Missourians could recieve federal health care tax credits
Newspaper Story - Gov. Jay Nixon cited an Arkansas Medicaid plan as potential model for Missouri Medicaid expansion
Radio Story - A House committee has passed a bill to expand Medicaid up to 100 percent of the poverty level
Radio Story - Lt. Governor Peter Kinder says he is not worried about safety risks of a new pipeline in Missouri
Newspaper Story - Medicaid debate fireworks begin as House passes 2014 budget
Radio Story - Miss America 2008 speaks out on eating disorders at the Missouri Capitol
Radio Story - House passes measure capping non-economic damages in medical lawsuits
Newspaper Story - Miss America fought for Missouri Legislators to pass a bill that would mandate eating disorders coverage
Radio Story - $24.8B budget clears House without Medicaid expansion
Radio Story - House opens budget debate with Medicaid fireworks
Newspaper Story - A look at the current state of Missouri's Medicaid system and the debate over expansion.
Radio Story - Leaders in Missouri's General Assembly express satisfaction with first half progress
Newspaper Story - Though Medicaid expansion has been defeated in both chambers, Missouri Democrats say the issue is still alive
Radio Story - Mo. House and Senate Committees have rejected Medicaid expansion.
Newspaper Story - The Missouri House has given preliminary approval to House Speaker Tim Jones' medical workers' rights legislation.
Radio Story - The Missouri House perfects bill allowing doctors to refuse birth control to patients
Newspaper Story - Mo. representative pushes for gluten-labeling on all hygiene products
Newspaper Story - Despite bill language, state representative says his legislation would not ban sex-selection abortions.
Newspaper Story - Senator sponsors a prescription drug monitoring bill he previously vowed to kill
Radio Story - Heroin help group rallied in front of the Capitol building to support the "good Samaritan" bill.
Newspaper Story - A House committee passed a bill to cap non-economic medical malpractice damages.
Newspaper Story - Fulton State Hospital will get much needed renovations if the House Speaker's bond proposal goes through
Radio Story - In a House committee meeting Monday, representatives chose to vote down a bill that would expand Medicaid.
Newspaper Story - House panel defeats Medicaid expansion bill
Radio Story - Mo. lawmakers dismissed from the Capitol early to prepare for the winter storm
Radio Story - Mo. senator says gun bill could increase urban violence
Radio Story - Senator seeks health insurance coverage for eating disorders
Radio Story - Missouri House Democrats have sponsored legislation to expand Medicaid coverage.
Newspaper Story - Missouri Democrats introduced legislation that would expand Medicaid in the state.
Radio Story - A bill would allow doctors to refuse abortion treatment because of personal beliefs.
Newspaper Story - Health care providers could object to abortions and other procedures based on their consciences
Newspaper Story - Several Missouri legislators are sponsoring bills to block or restrict various federal laws in Missouri.
Radio Story - Injured Missourians who have been waiting for compensation get some good news from the state Capitol.
Newspaper Story - Parents would be required to grant consent to teens wishing to tan in Missouri
Radio Story - Representatives debate over the safety of tanning beds.
Radio Story - Missouri Senator says lakes across the state could have more of a health risk than originally thought
Radio Story - A state senator wants to put limits on quality of life lawsuits up to a vote of the people.
Newspaper Story - A Senate bill presented today would create an alternative to the penal system for veterans.
Radio Story - Benevolent tax credits bill heads from House to Senate
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 - Nixon touts increased education funding, Medicaid expansion, and campaign contribution limits in State of State
Newspaper Story - Missouri's governor makes education, mental health and Medicaid top budget priorities.
Newspaper Story - Despite vocal opposition to Medicaid expansion, state lawmakers would consider funding Medicaid fraud control
Radio Story - Medicaid fraud investigators want more funding
Newspaper Story - Gov. Jay Nixon outlined his plan for his second term during the State of the State Address
Newspaper Story - Senior Democratic Missouri House member given control of one of the biggest bond issues in Missouri history
Radio Story - Missouri House Republicans extinguish a proposal to ban smoking in offices.
Radio Story - Gov. Nixon says Missouri should expand Medicaid so Missourians get their federal tax dollars back
Radio Story - Missouri House and Senate announce what issues the Republican veto-proof majority will act on.
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