stimulus http://news.stlpublicradio.org en In Wake Of New Ads, Akin Calls On McCaskill To Release Husband's Tax Returns http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/wake-new-ads-akin-calls-mccaskill-release-husbands-tax-returns <p>Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill released <a href="http://clairemccaskill.com/survivors-speak-out" target="_blank">a trio of new campaign ads</a> Wednesday that feature rape survivors discussing their opposition to her Republican opponent, Todd Akin.</p><p>The ads are grim and without music. They feature three sexual assault survivors, some of whom say they are Republican and pro-life, condemning Akin's stance on emergency contraception.</p> Wed, 10 Oct 2012 20:33:42 +0000 Chris McDaniel 5238 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org In Wake Of New Ads, Akin Calls On McCaskill To Release Husband's Tax Returns Feds Paid $40M To Firms Tied To McCaskill's Spouse http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/feds-paid-40m-firms-tied-mccaskills-spouse <p>Businesses affiliated with the husband of Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill have received almost $40 million of federal subsidies for low-income housing developments during her first five years in office.</p><p>McCaskill's Republican challenger, Todd Akin, claims the payments represent a "conflict of interest and a breach of trust" with voters. The Democratic senator's campaign says that is "flat-out wrong."</p> Tue, 09 Oct 2012 18:37:36 +0000 The Associated Press & Chris McDaniel 5188 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Feds Paid $40M To Firms Tied To McCaskill's Spouse Federal Reserve Announces New Round Of Economic Stimulus http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/federal-reserve-announces-new-round-economic-stimulus <strong>Update at 12:31 p.m. ET. Thu, 13 Sep 2012 16:59:20 +0000 4591 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Federal Reserve Announces New Round Of Economic Stimulus Audit finds problems with state oversight of federal money http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/audit-finds-problems-state-oversight-federal-money <p><a href="http://auditor.mo.gov/press/2011-11.pdf">An audit</a> released today finds that several state agencies in Missouri have not adequately kept track of how federal stimulus dollars are being spent.</p><p>The state has spent about $2.6 billion in money received through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. Thu, 24 Mar 2011 15:31:03 +0000 Marshall Griffin & Rachel Lippmann 799 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Audit finds problems with state oversight of federal money