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Radio Story - The bill is in response to a Kansas groups protests at military funerals.
Newspaper Story - The task force on eminent domain recommended that private property along with farmland be protected from eminent domain.
Radio Story - House Republican Rod Jetton says he will back a bill that to make kids get vision tests.
Radio Story - The recommendations go against the recent U.S. Supreme Court Decision.
Newspaper Story - Sen. Jason Crowell, R-Cape Girardeau announced today that he will pre-file four bills to make stronger abortion related laws.
Radio Story - Missouri Democrats say they wanted the seat filled in the already scheduled February special elections.
Radio Story - While the Task Force agrees on using eminent domain in rural areas, there are still questions concerning land in urban areas.
Radio Story - Dale Finke, director of the Missouri Department of Insurance, says he's revoking the license to issue bail bonds from all felons.
Radio Story - Some members believe the definition of blighted property needs to change, but others disagree.
Radio Story - A birth certificate or passport is needed before a driver's liscense is issued.
Newspaper Story - The Missouri Task Force on Eminent Domain presented a list of considerations to the governor.
Radio Story - Supporters and opponents of the state's eminent domain laws voiced their opinions at a public hearing.
Newspaper Story - The Missouri Senate approves the governor's abortion-restriction bill after nearly 12 straight hours of debate.
Radio Story - The Missouri House Judiciary Committee moved to repeal legislation that banned the publishing of certain information about public officials.
Newspaper Story - The Missouri Task Force on Eminent Domain, established this summer by Gov. Matt Blunt is studying the practice of eminent domain throughout the state. The task force is studying the use of eminent domain, the law allowing the seizure of private property without the consent of the owner as long as the property will be used for a public purpose and the owner is justly compensated.
Newspaper Story - In the special legislative session set to begin Sept. 6, legislators will reconsider two bills that failed earlier this year. In addition, the governor's call included nearly a dozen technical corrections to legislation passed earier.
Radio Story - A Democratic filibuster shelved an abortion bill.
Radio Story - The Missouri Senate has stopped debate on a bill placing more restrictions on abortions.
Radio Story - Jackson County Senator Matt Bartle says the Missouri Supreme Court has placed the safety of the state's school children in extreme jeopardy.
Radio Story - The Pensions committee heard testimony for the bill to legalize midwifery.
Radio Story - Police officers could arrest suspected criminals for failing to provide identification.
Newspaper Story - Two bills addressing incapacitated patients have received mixed reviews from some Missourians.
Newspaper Story - The bill would not allow children under three or pregnant women to receive immunizations containing mercury, the bill passed out of the Senate April 13.
Radio Story - The Missouri Supreme Court reverses a St. Louis school counselor's misconduct charges.
Radio Story - Republican Governor Blunt ruled the execution should take place, despite the findings of a parole board.
Radio Story - The bill opens up lawsuits against people assisting minors in getting an abortion without parental consent.
Radio Story - A filibuster on Senator John Loudon's "Open Contracting Act" by Democrat Victor Callahan in response to the removal of governmental power to regulate workers' benefits and training.
Radio Story - Shortly after the election of Pope Benedict XVI, legislators express their excitement.
Radio Story - Bill Alter was sworn into the senate today, before the Secretary of State's office recounted the votes.
Radio Story - Senate filibuster shelves bill removing helmet requirement
Newspaper Story - After extensive debate in senate, the lack of Republican votes put the bill to rest.
Radio Story - Democratic Senator Harry Kennedy's bill would create a state board and uniform practices.
Radio Story - The struggle over Terri Schiavo's death has lead two Missouri legislators to propose laws giving Missouri power to award custody of patients, or even take over patient care.
Newspaper Story - In response to the death of Terri Schiavo, Rep. Cynthia Davis, R-O'Fallon filed a bill today that would make it illegal to remove feeding tubes from patients.
Radio Story - Missouri lawmakers propose bills trying to prevent cases like Terri Schiavo's.
Radio Story - The bill would allow harsher penalties for trespassers in animal facilities.
Radio Story - Walk into you local porn shop... and, soon, that step alone could cost you five bucks.
Newspaper Story - Legislation would grant rights to mobile home tenants, limiting ability of owners to evict
Newspaper Story - By creating felony penalties for spam offenders, Missouri would join Virginia, Ohio, and Maryland that have similar legislation
Newspaper Story - The Missouri House ruled Tuesday that it is illegal to transport a minor out of state with the intention of receiving an abortion. Other changes to current abortion laws in Missouri were made.
Radio Story - Republican Matt Bartle from Jackson County supports state legislation to tax sexually oriented businesses.
Newspaper Story - The Zionist women's organiztion came to the capitol Wednesday hoping to halt a bill that would ban human cloning.
Radio Story - Sponsor touts bill in respons to ChoicePoint scandal
Newspaper Story - Bartlett will replace Bill Foster as the employer representative.
Newspaper Story - By a vote of 7-2 in favor of the legislation, the cloning issue now moves to the senate floor for further debate.
Radio Story - Saint Louis County Senator Rita Days has proposed a bill banning the use of credit scores to determine insurance rates. Supporters of current law say the ban could drive business from Missouri. The former state Insurance Director disagrees.
Radio Story - A state senator says he wants the Missouri State Parks Advisory Board to decide whether to raise the Confederate flag at two Civil War cemetaries.
Newspaper Story - Sen. Matt Bartle, R-Jackson County, presented his bill to the senate Judiciary committe that would ban human cloning.
Radio Story - Republican Representative Carl Bearden says he hopes the new ownership will work on a more fair and balanced newspaper. However, Democrats, like Senator Pat Dougherty argue the Post-Dispatch has done a good job of addressing controversial issues.
Radio Story - Disabled Missourians injured on the job spoke out today in opposition of workers' compensation regulation.
Radio Story - Governor Matt Blunt's executive order is effective immediately. Blunt's order bans all video games, both violent and non-violent from Missouri state prisons.
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