insurance http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Mo. Senate committee holds public hearing on insurance exchanges http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-senate-committee-holds-public-hearing-insurance-exchanges <p>A Senate committee was hearing from Missouri residents today about health insurance exchanges.</p><p>Every state is required by the year 2014 to set up an online exchange where customers can buy health coverage.&nbsp; States that fail to do so will have one created for them by the federal government, as part of the Affordable Care Act.</p><p>State Senator Joseph Keaveny of St. Louis city is a member of the committee.</p> Thu, 10 Nov 2011 19:30:43 +0000 Julie Bierach 2448 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. Senate committee holds public hearing on insurance exchanges Morning headlines: Wednesday, September 14, 2011 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-wednesday-september-14-2011 <p><strong>Mo. lawmakers meeting to discuss Nixon veto override</strong></p><p>Missouri lawmakers are convening&nbsp;today in an annual session to consider overriding vetoes by Gov. Jay Nixon. Nixon vetoed 14 bills approved during this year&#39;s regular session.</p> Wed, 14 Sep 2011 14:25:43 +0000 Julie Bierach & The Associated Press 2044 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Wednesday, September 14, 2011 Morning headlines: Wednesday, August 31, 2011 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-wednesday-august-31-2011 <p><strong>Mo. businesses team up with labor unions to tout tax incentive package</strong></p><p>The AFL-CIO has joined with the <a href="http://mochamber.com/mx/hm.asp?id=home">Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry </a>and several local chamber affiliates to push for passage of wide-ranging legislation during a special session&nbsp;set to&nbsp;begin Sept. 6.</p> Wed, 31 Aug 2011 14:22:58 +0000 Julie Bierach & The Associated Press 1966 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Wednesday, August 31, 2011 Insurance payout from Joplin tornado to be largest in Mo. history http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/insurance-payout-joplin-tornado-be-largest-mo-history <p>Missouri officials say the insurance payout from <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/list/term/1929">the May 22 Joplin tornado</a> will be the largest payout in the state&#39;s history.</p><p>The Missouri Department of Insurance says it expects the claims to eventually total between $1.5 billion and $2 billion.</p><p>The department says as of June 30, insurance companies had paid more than $509 million in tornado claims.</p> Tue, 26 Jul 2011 18:31:27 +0000 The Associated Press 1736 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Insurance payout from Joplin tornado to be largest in Mo. history Morning headlines: Friday, July 1, 2011 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-friday-july-1-2011 <p><strong>Obama issues federal emergency declaration</strong></p><p>President Barack Obama has issued a federal emergency declaration for Missouri because of flooding along the Missouri River system and flash floods in the northeast. Gov. Jay Nixon says his request for the declaration was granted Thursday.</p> Fri, 01 Jul 2011 14:34:32 +0000 Julie Bierach & The Associated Press 1548 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Friday, July 1, 2011