John Diehl http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Nixon Signs Breastfeeding Protections Bill Into Law; Ellinger Attends Ceremony http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/nixon-signs-breastfeeding-protections-bill-law-ellinger-attends-ceremony <p><a href="http://governor.mo.gov/">Governor Jay Nixon</a> has signed legislation that would allow breastfeeding moms to be exempted from jury duty in Missouri.</p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 02:49:09 +0000 Marshall Griffin 35018 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Nixon Signs Breastfeeding Protections Bill Into Law; Ellinger Attends Ceremony Politically Speaking: Rep. Diehl On The Income Tax Cut Bill And Veto Session http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/politically-speaking-rep-diehl-income-tax-cut-bill-and-veto-session <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Every week, St. Louis Public Radio’s Chris McDaniel joins the St. Louis Beacon’s Jo Mannies and Jason Rosenbaum to talk about the week’s politics.</p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 18:29:16 +0000 Chris McDaniel 29092 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Politically Speaking: Rep. Diehl On The Income Tax Cut Bill And Veto Session Mo. Lawmaker Who Threatened To Resign Over Bills' Failure To Pass Changes His Mind http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-lawmaker-who-threatened-resign-over-bills-failure-pass-changes-his-mind <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A Missouri lawmaker who threatened to resign unless one or both of his key bills survived the last day of the 2013 legislative session is staying put, even though both bills failed to make it out by Friday's deadline.</span></p> Tue, 21 May 2013 15:46:52 +0000 Marshall Griffin 26591 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. Lawmaker Who Threatened To Resign Over Bills' Failure To Pass Changes His Mind Mo. Gen. Assembly Sends $25 Billion State Budget To Gov. Nixon http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-gen-assembly-sends-25-billion-state-budget-gov-nixon <p>Missouri lawmakers have sent a nearly $25 billion budget to <a href="http://gov.mo.gov/">Governor Jay Nixon</a> (D).</p> Fri, 10 May 2013 07:43:13 +0000 Marshall Griffin 26261 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. Gen. Assembly Sends $25 Billion State Budget To Gov. Nixon Mo. House leaders announce "compromise" on tax credit bill http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-house-leaders-announce-compromise-tax-credit-bill <p><a href="http://house.mo.gov/">Missouri House</a> leaders have announced &quot;a compromise proposal&quot; on the tax credit bill that&#39;s become stalled during the ongoing special legislative session.</p><p>In a press release issued today,<a href="http://house.mo.gov/member.aspx?year=2011&amp;district=087"> State Representatives John Diehl </a>(R, Town and Country) and <a href="http://house.mo.gov/member.aspx?year=2011&amp;district=018">Anne Zerr </a>(R, St. Charles) said that they had worked with <a href="http://gov.mo.gov/">Governor Jay Nixon</a> (D) on crafting an alternate proposal.&nbsp; However, the press release contains no details on what&#39;s in it.&nbsp; Zerr says she cannot disclose what&#39;s in the compromise because it&#39;s still being worked on. Wed, 21 Sep 2011 16:53:51 +0000 Marshall Griffin & The Associated Press 2094 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. House leaders announce "compromise" on tax credit bill Mo. House, Senate negotiators fail to agree on redistricting maps http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-house-senate-negotiators-fail-agree-redistricting-maps <p><a href="http://www.house.mo.gov/">House</a> and <a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/">Senate</a> negotiators have failed to reach an agreement on a congressional redistricting map before today&rsquo;s self-imposed deadline.</p><p>Republican House&nbsp;leaders had wanted a compromise map ready to pass before Easter Weekend, in order to have time to override a potential veto from Democratic <a href="http://governor.mo.gov/">Governor Jay Nixon </a>during the regular session. Fri, 22 Apr 2011 11:22:54 +0000 Marshall Griffin 1017 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. House, Senate negotiators fail to agree on redistricting maps Mo. House rejects Senate redistricting map, asks for conference http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-house-rejects-senate-redistricting-map-asks-conference <p>The <a href="http://www.house.mo.gov/">Missouri House </a>has rejected the changes made to its redistricting map by the Senate, which on Wednesday took its own map and substituted it in the House bill before passing it.</p><p>The main sticking point appears to be how much of Jefferson County will fall into the rural southeastern Missouri congressional district. Thu, 14 Apr 2011 23:55:20 +0000 Marshall Griffin 956 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. House rejects Senate redistricting map, asks for conference Negative feedback for Mo. House committee's redistricting map http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/negative-feedback-mo-house-committees-redistricting-map <p>A <a href="http://www.house.mo.gov/default.aspx">State House</a> committee&rsquo;s <a href="http://www.house.mo.gov/largemap.aspx">plan to redraw Missouri&rsquo;s congressional districts </a>is drawing fire from both urban and rural residents and from both political parties.</p><p>The state is losing a seat in Congress based on the latest <a href="http://2010.census.gov/2010census/data/">U.S. Census </a>figures. Thu, 31 Mar 2011 23:22:54 +0000 Marshall Griffin 855 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Negative feedback for Mo. House committee's redistricting map