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Missouri Government News for Week of Nov. 1, 1999


New Approach to Health Care Gets Reactions

Two legislative leaders in HMO regulation say they applaud Missouri's largest HMO for giving the power to choose what treatments it will cover back to doctors. Representative Tim Harlan and Senator Joe Maxwell say it's a step in the right direction in HMO regulation.


Governor and fire officials warn Missourians about open burning

The Fire Safety Division and Governor Carnahan are urging people not to do any burning because of the dry weather.

State Fire Marshall Bill Farr says there have been an increased number of brush fires.

See our radio story for details.


Commission studies affordability in education

The Missouri Commission on Affordability recommends colleges and universities slow down building construction as a step to keep costs down for students.

The recommendation was one of several in a draft report adopted by the commission that has been studying rising college tuition for the past year.

For more information see our newspaper story and our radio story.


Jingle Bells on Their Way to Missouri

The Salvation Army Bellringers Program will begin next Friday. The many volunteers and some actual employees who participate in the program will be in front of area stores. The program hopes to raise money for the needy.

Seee our radio story package for details.


Plane Disasters Create Economic Headaches for Companies Involved

Plane disasters such as the recent EgyptAir crash create major economic headaches for the companies involved.

St. Louis-based TWA saw a noticeable drop in business after their Flight 800 crash.

See our radio story for details.


GOP and Dems Agree to End Racebaiting in U.S. Senate Race

Missouri's Republican and Democratic parties adopted a pledge to improve the tone of the 2000 Senate race. They will no longer accuse the other party or its candidates of being racially biased.

For more information see our radio story and our newspaper story.


Missouri Repulicans want to stop talking about Carnahan's blackface performance

Republican Party spokesman Daryl Duwe says it's Carnahan who keeps bringing up the blackface performances, not the Republicans.

He says Carnahan must feel disturbed about the pictures surfacing because he's going on what Duwe calls an "apology tour."

See our radio story for details.