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2013 Children & Families Stories
Radio Story - Lawmaker looks to crack down on drug dealers
Radio Story - Lawmakers push for felon food stamp eligibility
Radio Story - A St. Louis County Senator looks to stiffen gun possession laws
Radio Story - President Obama met with state officials on canceled health insurance plans, Missouri not included.
Radio Story - DESE Commissioner Nicastro aided in lobbyist funded initiative
Radio Story - African-American Missouri Clergy met with Gov. Nixon Monday
Radio Story - Democrats walk out of a Senate committee on Medicaid.
Radio Story - Attendance to the Missouri State Fair continues an upward trend despite rodeo clown incident.
Radio Story - K-12 education is vital to Missouri's economic competitiveness, says Gov. Nixon
Radio Story - An educational consulting firm has plans to help Kansas City Public Schools
Radio Story - Missouri's education department says anxiety is high over debt ceiling breach
Radio Story - Missouri lawmaker asks governor to address lethal injection concerns
Radio Story - New technology at the Lake of the Ozarks will raise more efficiently transmit power to homes.
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 - St. Louis Senator calls for teacher tenure reform statewide, not just St. Louis Public Schools
Radio Story - Missouri High Schools will release a report on the number of concussions this year
Radio Story - House Rep. Charlie Davis expects easy override of bill regarding fingerprinting of foster parents.
Radio Story - Missouri's March on Washington Tribute Honors Original Format
Radio Story - Missouri Hosts Martin Luther King Tribute on Capitol Steps
Radio Story - DESE has hired an outside vendor to investigate and offer solutions toward fixing Missouri's failing schools
Radio Story - Groups line capitol steps with paper lanterns in Medicaid protest
Radio Story - Mo. Medicaid director replaced as session nears its end
Radio Story - Missouri House votes to repeal tax credits for low income elderly & disabled renters in order to balance budget.
Radio Story - A revitalized special education funding proposal gets first-round approval in the House.
Radio Story - A new bridge will be named after Missouri baseball great Stan Musial and Congressman Bill Clay.
Radio Story - House backs measure to allow school teachers to carry guns
Newspaper Story - Republicans in both chambers push gun laws despite opposition from the vocal Democratic minority.
Radio Story - The House approved a sex offender bill that lets low risk offenders off the registry after five years.
Radio Story - House Budget Committee takes a second crack at building bond measure
Newspaper Story - State Rep. says "Don't Get Sick" bill would break poverty cycle
Radio Story - Bill passes through the House that restricts state officials from enforcing federal gun laws
Radio Story - House Republicans voice approval for armed teachers
Radio Story - State senator challenged to duel in citizen letter to Columbia Daily Tribune
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 - Lawmakers fight to help special needs children throughout Missouri
Radio Story - Amendment on bill that allows St. Louis schools to fire incompetent tenured teachers is halted in House committee
Radio Story - Welfare benefits would be restricted after Senate gives initial approval bill
Newspaper Story - Lawmakers work to recognize baseball great Jackie Robinson
Newspaper Story - Mo. Senate approves measure in support of gun ownership protection
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 - House passes measure capping non-economic damages in medical lawsuits
Radio Story - $24.8B budget clears House without Medicaid expansion
Radio Story - House opens budget debate with Medicaid fireworks
Radio Story - Back from legislative recess, Senate Republicans reload on measure to block federal gun proposals
Newspaper Story - A House committee hears emotional testimoney to expand daycare regulation.
Radio Story - Social Services Department won't talk about audit; 13 corrective action plans issued
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 - Gov. Nixon said in press release that proposed tax reform hurts families, elderly and veterans the most
Radio Story - Democrat says abortion bill puts state on slippery slope by giving corporations "a conscience"
Radio Story - The Missouri House perfects bill allowing doctors to refuse birth control to patients
Newspaper Story - Despite bill language, state representative says his legislation would not ban sex-selection abortions.
Radio Story - Mo. House Republicans flexed their supermajority muscle today by pushing a pair of education bills to the Senate
Radio Story - Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal seeks to lighten Mo. immigration laws
Radio Story - Mo. senator says gun bill could increase urban violence
Radio Story - Republicans push bills to resist federal gun control efforts
Radio Story - Gun legislation for classes stripped of ammo after many mandates were changed to suggestions.
Radio Story - Missouri legislators are debating a bill that would eliminate the statute of limitations for sexual assault.
Radio Story - A bill would allow doctors to refuse abortion treatment because of personal beliefs.
Radio Story - Injured Missourians who have been waiting for compensation get some good news from the state Capitol.
Newspaper Story - Mo. Republican pushes to allow more evidence in child sex abuse cases
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 - State Senator proposes bill that would give less juveniles adult sentences, and names it after suicide victim.
Radio Story - Benevolent tax credits bill heads from House to Senate
Radio Story - Sen. Schaefer purposes increase to gifted funding.
Radio Story - Missouri community leaders deliver letters in support of Medicaid expansion to Rep. Sue Allen
Newspaper Story - Missouri Senate sends amateur sports, benevolent tax credit bills to House
Newspaper Story - Mo. Senate heard a testimony today on a bill that would criminalize adults that fail to report child sexual abuse
Radio Story - Missouri lawmakers discuss bill requiring witnesses to report child sexual abuse.
Newspaper Story - Despite vocal opposition to Medicaid expansion, state lawmakers would consider funding Medicaid fraud control
Radio Story - Medicaid fraud investigators want more funding
Radio Story - St. Louis City Senator Jamilah Nasheed pushes to give power back to elected school board
Radio Story - Missouri State Senators announce plan to name St. Louis bridge after Stan "The Man"
Radio Story - Rep. Casey Guernsey moves to stop Obama gun proposals in MO
Radio Story - Gov. Nixon says Missouri should expand Medicaid so Missourians get their federal tax dollars back
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