license plates http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Effort to discourage KU license plates in Mo. becomes law http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/effort-discourage-ku-license-plates-mo-becomes-law <p>No Kansas Jayhawks will be appearing on Show-Me State license plates - at least unless Missouri lawmakers say it is OK.</p><p>Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon signed into law Thursday a broader higher education measure that would require state lawmakers to approve specialty license plates for colleges and universities. State lawmakers <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-house-passes-measure-designed-bar-jayhawks-specialty-license-plate">were seeking to impede possible efforts by fans</a> to have the University of Kansas featured on a Missouri license plate.</p> Thu, 05 Jul 2012 21:43:19 +0000 The Associated Press 4060 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Effort to discourage KU license plates in Mo. becomes law Mo. House passes measure designed to bar Jayhawks specialty license plate http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-house-passes-measure-designed-bar-jayhawks-specialty-license-plate <p>The <a href="http://house.mo.gov/">Missouri House</a> has approved language designed to bar the creation of a Kansas Jayhawks specialty license plate.&nbsp; The measure was added onto a larger higher education bill passed by the House Tuesday.</p> Tue, 15 May 2012 20:17:07 +0000 Marshall Griffin 3701 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. House passes measure designed to bar Jayhawks specialty license plate Illinois considering selling ads on license plates http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/illinois-considering-selling-ads-license-plates <p>The look of the Illinois license plate has changed substantially over the years - just look at that blast from the past above for proof - but a pending bill in the <a href="http://www.ilga.gov/">Illinois Legislature</a> would push the cosmetic transition to a "for-profit" level.</p><p>The St. Louis Post-Dispatch <a href="http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/political-fix/article_86844d18-3537-11e0-8121-00127992bc8b.html?mode=story">reports</a> that <a href="http://ilga.gov/legislation/billstatus.asp?DocNum=1360&amp;GAID=11&amp;GA=97&amp;DocTypeID=SB&amp;LegID=57140&amp;SessionID=84">SB1360</a> would allow corporate sponsors to put their logos on license plates as a way to create revenue for the state.</p><p> Thu, 10 Feb 2011 19:37:48 +0000 Kelsey Proud 505 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Illinois considering selling ads on license plates