interim committee http://news.stlpublicradio.org en New Mo. House committee to examine state govt. contracts http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/new-mo-house-committee-examine-state-govt-contracts <p>A new temporary committee has been created in the<a href="http://house.mo.gov/default.aspx"> Missouri House </a>to examine how the<a href="http://oa.mo.gov/">&nbsp;Governor&rsquo;s Office of Administration&nbsp;(OA)&nbsp;</a>awards government contracts.</p><p>The Interim Committee on Government Bidding and Contracting may also be used to recommend new legislation for next year&rsquo;s regular session.&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="http://house.mo.gov/member.aspx?year=2012&amp;district=092">State Representative&nbsp;Sue Allen </a>(R,&nbsp;Town and Country) will chair the committee.&nbsp; She says last year&rsquo;s controversy surrounding former Medicaid contractor SynCare LLC&nbsp;played a part in the committee&rsquo;s creation. Thu, 14 Jun 2012 22:09:51 +0000 Marshall Griffin 3917 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org New Mo. House committee to examine state govt. contracts Mo. House committee on disaster recovery holds first meeting http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-house-committee-disaster-recovery-holds-first-meeting <div><p>A Missouri House committee formed to look into how the state handles natural disasters conducted its first public hearing today in Sedalia, nearly a month after a tornado there destroyed several mobile homes and damaged numerous&nbsp;businesses.</p><p>Several local officials and business leaders testified&nbsp;before the <a href="http://house.mo.gov/CommitteeIndividual.aspx?com=961&amp;year=2011&amp;code=R">House Interim Committee on Disaster Recovery</a>. Wed, 22 Jun 2011 22:32:59 +0000 Marshall Griffin 1484 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. House committee on disaster recovery holds first meeting