David Sater http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Mo. House Gives 1st-Round Approval To 72-Hour Waiting Period For Abortions; Senate Version Blocked http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-house-gives-1st-round-approval-72-hour-waiting-period-abortions-senate-version-blocked <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Legislation that would require a 72-hour waiting period for abortions is moving forward in the Missouri House, while its Senate counterpart is stalled.</span></p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 08:51:07 +0000 Marshall Griffin 34203 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. House Gives 1st-Round Approval To 72-Hour Waiting Period For Abortions; Senate Version Blocked Mo. House panel backs governor on busing aid http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-house-panel-backs-governor-busing-aid <p><strong>Updated 3:29 p.m. March 15, 2011 with information from committee meeting.</strong></p><p>A Missouri House committee has opted not to try to increase funding for school busing and the state&#39;s <a href="http://dhe.mo.gov/ppc/grants/aplusscholarship.php">A+ scholarship program</a>.</p><p>Some lawmakers had distributed amendments Tuesday that would have provided about $35 million of additional money for public school transportation. But the committee did not vote on any of those amendments Tuesday.</p> Tue, 15 Mar 2011 16:06:45 +0000 The Associated Press 722 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. House panel backs governor on busing aid Mo. House committee passes bill restricting "late term" abortions http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-house-committee-passes-bill-restricting-late-term-abortions <p>A&nbsp;<a href="http://www.house.mo.gov/">Missouri House </a>committee has passed a bill that would bar abortions of fetuses deemed&nbsp;capable of living&nbsp;outside the womb.</p><p>The bill would ban abortions&nbsp;after 20 weeks unless two doctors verify that a fetus is either not viable or is a medical threat to the mother. Wed, 16 Feb 2011 23:26:47 +0000 Marshall Griffin 550 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. House committee passes bill restricting "late term" abortions