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1996 Transportion & Safety Stories
Radio Story - The Missouri Department of Insurance releases a list ranking insurance companies by number of customer complaints.
Radio Story - The Department of Insurance publishes a new consumer complaint index on the state's top 40 insurance companies.
Radio Story - The GOP gubenatorial candidate calls for elimination of auto safety inspections.
Radio Story - Deer hunters may be chasing deer out into the roads, causing a hazard for drivers.
Radio Story - Highway deaths increase with new highway speeds.
Radio Story - Missouri's National Guard does not have troops in either Bosnia or Iraq.
Radio Story - Olympic bombing makes police more vigilant at state fair.
Radio Story - Police say no copy-cat threats made against state fair after Olympic bombing.
The House passed the Safe Schools Bill to crack down on violent and disruptive students.
Bill lets tailgaters into bars on Sunday morning
Bill lets wholesalers sell liquor with non-alcoholic products
Non-married, same-sex pigs authorized to carry concealed weapons under legislative staffer's suggested bill.
House reverses itself and rejects stronger regulation of flood-plain development.
As the Missouri River nears its banks, the House debated creating an office of flood plain management (newspaper story).
The House votes to toughen state control over development of flood plains.
House rejects efforts by black legislators to restrict alcohol advertising in minority areas.
A Legislator's efforts to ban advertising in black communities got shot down in the House.
Rains of recent weeks aren't worrying state officials about serious flooding.
Senate passes plan for reporting unfit drivers and retesting unfit drivers.
The death of an all-night convenience store clerk prompts legislation.
The House votes to print license plates that advertise selected special interests.
House sends governor bill to remove the upper age limit for school bus drivers.
Concealed weapons debate is most likely finished for this legislative session (radio story with digital audio).
A House committee rejects constitutional amendment to allow Missourians to carry concealed weapons (newspaper story).
The House votes to allow abandoned, stalled cars to be towed after 6 hours.
House votes to allow quicker towing of abandoned cars.
Missouri unveiled its new license plates which will be seen on cars in 1997.
NRA opposition kills effort to revive the concealed weapons bill.
Highway Department continues studies on what speeds to post on highways.
Staples lets tempers cool down, waits to bring up concealed weapons bill.
The House and Senate both pass zero-tolerance bills for teen drinking & driving.
New speed limit signs will appear the day after the governor signs the speed-limit bill.
Radio story on passage of the speed-limit bill, now on the governor's desk.
Governor gets speed limit bill, thanks to abandoned Senate filibuster.
House rejects speed deal.
Filibuster forces Senate to compromise on speed limits.
Senate filibuster forces speed-limit compromise.
Five-hour Senate filibuster forces deal on speed-limit bill.
A look at the pros and cons of making vehicular manslaughter a Class B felony.
Truckers would get fatter pay checks with faster speeds.
Senate delays action on speed-limit bill.
House-Senate conference committee rejects higher highway speeds approved by the Senate.
Senator Staples, sponsor of the speed limit bill, is opposed to raising speed limits.
Conference version of the speed limit bill hits opposition in the Senate.
Legislators propose tougher penalties against uninsured drivers.
Process debate derails speed-limit debate in Senate.
Speed limit bill sponsor threatens to kill bill if Senate raises urban speeds.
Governor's speed limit bill runs into trouble in the state Senate.
Patrol backs requiring auto headlights be on in bad weather.
House approves keeping part of the old speed limit law.
Driver's license loss proposed as threat to keep kids in school.
Truckers win key House vote on speed limit.
Law enforcement officials want a referendum for concealed weapons
Senate committee hears support for concealed weapons
Senate approves toughening penalities for speeding.
Senate committee hears bill to keep part of the 55 mph limit.
Senate Committee hears plea for stronger penalities with bill raising speed limits.
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