Mike Talboy http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Rush Limbaugh inducted into Hall of Famous Missourians http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/rush-limbaugh-be-inducted-hall-famous-missourians <p>Conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh was inducted into the<a href="http://house.mo.gov/famous.aspx"> Hall of Famous Missourians </a>today, in a ceremony that was kept under wraps until less than an hour before it happened.</p><p>Word of the ceremony leaked out after various media members spotted Limbaugh inside the Missouri Capitol.&nbsp; The ceremony was by invitation only, and the audience consisted of Republican lawmakers and family and friends.&nbsp; Limbaugh told the audience that other members of his family were more deserving of the honor, but he also thanked<a href="http://house.mo.gov/member.aspx?district=106&amp;year=2012"> House Speaker Steven Tilley </a>(R, Perryville)&nbsp;for not rescinding it. Mon, 14 May 2012 18:02:07 +0000 Marshall Griffin & Kelsey Proud 3692 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Rush Limbaugh inducted into Hall of Famous Missourians Mo. lawmakers leave Capitol for spring break http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-lawmakers-leave-capitol-spring-break <p>Missouri lawmakers have left Jefferson City for their annual spring break.</p> Fri, 09 Mar 2012 01:42:30 +0000 Marshall Griffin 3236 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. lawmakers leave Capitol for spring break Mo. House GOP touts accomplishments at 2011 halfway point http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-house-gop-touts-accomplishments-2011-halfway-point <p>The halfway point of Missouri&rsquo;s legislative session has arrived, as lawmakers take a week off for spring break.</p><p>Before leaving town, Republican leaders in the <a href="http://www.house.mo.gov/">House</a> trumpeted their first-half accomplishments to reporters. Fri, 18 Mar 2011 21:39:32 +0000 Marshall Griffin 759 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. House GOP touts accomplishments at 2011 halfway point 2011 Missouri Legislative Preview http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/2011-missouri-legislative-preview <p>Missouri lawmakers return to Jefferson City this week for the 2011 legislative session.&nbsp; There’ll be many new faces, thanks to term limits, along with new leaders for both the <a href="http://www.house.mo.gov/">State House</a> and <a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/">Senate</a>.&nbsp; And Republicans now hold a veto-proof majority in the Senate and fall only three votes short of one in the House.&nbsp; St. Louis Public Radio’s <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/people/marshall-griffin">Marshall Griffin</a> takes a closer look at the major issues they’ll be facing this year.</p><p> Mon, 03 Jan 2011 17:40:02 +0000 Marshall Griffin 227 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org 2011 Missouri Legislative Preview