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2013 Welfare Stories
Radio Story - Lawmakers push for felon food stamp eligibility
Radio Story - President Obama met with state officials on canceled health insurance plans, Missouri not included.
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
Radio Story - Motions have been filed to cease harassment from Ameren Electric Company
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 - On day two of a committee hearing on Medicaid reform, lawmakers are asking more questions.
Newspaper Story - Nixon's administration withdraws support for food stamp cuts
Radio Story - Lawmaker says Mo. Department of Corrections is part of larger problem
Radio Story - Missouri's education department says anxiety is high over debt ceiling breach
Radio Story - Missouri Senate Medicaid committee still indecisive about expanding Medicaid
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 - Mo. food banks warn national food stamp cuts could leave millions of Missourians hungry
Newspaper Story - Missouri food banks warn of consequences from food stamp cuts
Radio Story - New Missouri laws limit welfare use, aid verteran education and reduce risk to emergency workers on state highways.
Radio Story - DESE has hired an outside vendor to investigate and offer solutions toward fixing Missouri's failing schools
Radio Story - House sends Second Injury Fund fix to Nixon
Radio Story - Groups line capitol steps with paper lanterns in Medicaid protest
Radio Story - Lawmakers trade barbs on who will be to blame for Revenue Department cuts
Radio Story - Missouri House votes to repeal tax credits for low income elderly & disabled renters in order to balance budget.
Radio Story - Massive tax cut speeds to Governor on wave of GOP votes
Radio Story - A revitalized special education funding proposal gets first-round approval in the House.
Radio Story - Senators clash on tax credit reform
Newspaper Story - State Rep. says "Don't Get Sick" bill would break poverty cycle
Radio Story - Mo. DSS amends contract aimed at saving taxpayer money by moving state welfare recipients to federal disability
Newspaper Story - Missouri Medicaid overhaul appeared to have some life in the House Wednesday before failing a second time.
Newspaper Story - A welfare transfer program could save the state money, but some say it comes with moral and economic implications.
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 - Welfare benefits would be restricted after Senate gives initial approval bill
Radio Story - House members put tax credit for the poor on the chopping block
Radio Story - Nixon presses Medicaid expansion with Senate GOP; Republicans say no deal
Radio Story - Mo. Republicans back previously unsupported Medicaid provision
Newspaper Story - Gov. Jay Nixon cited an Arkansas Medicaid plan as potential model for Missouri Medicaid expansion
Newspaper Story - Mo. Department of Revenue offers 50 boxes of documents to Senate in response to rare subpoena
Radio Story - Senate votes to nix "circuit breaker" tax credit for low-income renters
Newspaper Story - Medicaid debate fireworks begin as House passes 2014 budget
Radio Story - $24.8B budget clears House without Medicaid expansion
Radio Story - Missouri lawmakers push to expand regulations for in home day care centers
Radio Story - Social Services Department won't talk about audit; 13 corrective action plans issued
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.
Radio Story - Democrat says abortion bill puts state on slippery slope by giving corporations "a conscience"
Radio Story - Agreement reached on a proposed bill that would regulate the use of welfare cards.
Radio Story - Mo. House Republicans flexed their supermajority muscle today by pushing a pair of education bills to the Senate
Radio Story - Lawmakers move to tighten workplace discrimination laws
Radio Story - In a House committee meeting Monday, representatives chose to vote down a bill that would expand Medicaid.
Radio Story - Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal seeks to lighten Mo. immigration laws
Radio Story - Mo. lawmakers target sales tax to fund road repairs
Newspaper Story - Missouri Democrats introduced legislation that would expand Medicaid in the state.
Radio Story - Missouri legislators are debating a bill that would eliminate the statute of limitations for sexual assault.
Radio Story - Missouri lawmakers want voters to tell them where state spending should stop
Radio Story - Mo. Republican pushes to allow more evidence in child sex abuse cases
Newspaper Story - Missouri lawmakers want to cap state spending with constitutional amendment
Newspaper Story - Mo. Republican pushes to allow more evidence in child sex abuse cases
Radio Story - Benevolent tax credits bill heads from House to Senate
Radio Story - After three days of debate, Senators are taking some time to make some changes to the Second Injury Fund bill
Radio Story - Missouri Senators searching for common ground on the Second Injury Fund.
Newspaper Story - A Missouri Senator proposes a cap on noneconomic damages, previously ruled unconstitutional
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
Radio Story - Medicaid fraud investigators want more funding
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