Rush Limbaugh http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Politically Speaking: Steve Tilley On His Time In The House, Becoming A Lobbyist And More http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/politically-speaking-steve-tilley-his-time-house-becoming-lobbyist-and-more <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> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 18:06:16 +0000 Chris McDaniel 29498 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Politically Speaking: Steve Tilley On His Time In The House, Becoming A Lobbyist And More Mo. House spent $1,100 on security camera for Limbaugh bust http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-house-spent-1100-security-camera-limbaugh-bust <p>The Missouri House has spent more&nbsp;than $1,100 on a security camera to keep watch over a new bronze&nbsp;bust of conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh.</p><p>House Clerk Adam Crumbliss said Thursday that he authorized the&nbsp;camera because of concerns that the Limbaugh bust might be&nbsp;vandalized.</p> Thu, 24 May 2012 19:05:15 +0000 The Associated Press 3777 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. House spent $1,100 on security camera for Limbaugh bust Limbaugh bust displayed at Missouri Capitol http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/limbaugh-bust-displayed-missouri-capitol <p>The bust of radio host Rush Limbaugh&nbsp;is on display at the Missouri Capitol with fellow members of the&nbsp;Hall of Famous Missourians.</p><p>Limbaugh&#39;s bust was positioned Monday near the doors to the&nbsp;House chamber, across the corridor from the bust of a fellow&nbsp;southeastern Missourian, former Democratic Gov. Warren Hearnes.</p> Mon, 21 May 2012 18:10:53 +0000 The Associated Press 3747 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Limbaugh bust displayed at Missouri Capitol 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 Morning headlines - Thursday, May 10, 2012 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-thursday-may-10-2012 <p><strong>Police chief outlines plan to preserve patrol officers despite cuts</strong></p><p>The St. Louis police chief says he&rsquo;ll reduce the department&rsquo;s command structure and turn some desk jobs currently held by officers over to civilians in an effort to blunt the impact of budget cuts.</p><p>Chief Dan Isom unveiled his budget plan to a Board of Aldermen committee yesterday.</p> Thu, 10 May 2012 11:34:39 +0000 Rachel Lippmann, The Associated Press & Joseph Leahy 3666 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines - Thursday, May 10, 2012 Location of Limbaugh bust unclear http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/location-limbaugh-bust-unclear <p>Rumors swept the Missouri Capitol that the bust of conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh was being delivered today, along with the bust of former slave Dred Scott.</p> Tue, 08 May 2012 20:36:58 +0000 Marshall Griffin & Kelsey Proud 3656 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Location of Limbaugh bust unclear Rally at Mo. Capitol opposes Limbaugh induction into Hall of Famous Missourians http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/rally-mo-capitol-opposes-limbaugh-induction-hall-famous-missourians <p>Around a hundred demonstrators rallied outside the State Capitol today&nbsp;to protest plans to induct conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh into the<a href="http://www.house.mo.gov/famous.aspx"> Hall of Famous Missourians</a>.</p><p>Limbaugh has come under fire for&nbsp;calling Georgetown University law student Sandra Fluke&nbsp;a&nbsp;&ldquo;slut&rdquo; and a &ldquo;prostitute&quot; on&nbsp;his nationally-syndicated radio program.&nbsp;&nbsp;Fluke had&nbsp;testified in favor of President Obama&rsquo;s birth control policies before Congressional Democrats.&nbsp; Fellow Democrat and <a href="http://www.house.mo.gov/member.aspx?year=2012&amp;district=059">State House Member Jeanette Mott Oxford </a>told the crowd in Jefferson City&nbsp;that it would be wrong for visitors to the State Capitol to see a bust of Limbaugh in the third floor Rotunda. Wed, 28 Mar 2012 22:23:40 +0000 Marshall Griffin 3376 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Rally at Mo. Capitol opposes Limbaugh induction into Hall of Famous Missourians Morning headlines: Tuesday, March 20, 2012 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-tuesday-march-20-2012 <p><strong>East St. Louis lays off more employees</strong></p><p>A tight budget has forced East St. Louis to lay off seven more employees, leaving the city&#39;s police officers without a support staff. &nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://bit.ly/GCaYPy">The Belleville News-Democrat reports </a>that the latest layoffs include Police Chief Michael Floore&#39;s secretary, the department&#39;s director of community programs and a records room employee responsible for logging all of the city&#39;s tows.</p> Tue, 20 Mar 2012 14:47:55 +0000 Julie Bierach, Marshall Griffin & The Associated Press 3303 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Tuesday, March 20, 2012 Mo. House Dems propose rules for induction into Hall of Famous Missourians http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-house-dems-propose-rules-induction-hall-famous-missourians <p>Missouri House Democrats are proposing new&nbsp;criteria and a requirement for bipartisan approval before people&nbsp;are inducted into the Hall of Famous Missourians - a reaction to&nbsp;criticism of t<a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/rush-limbaugh-be-inducted-hall-famous-missourians-state-capitol">he selection of Rush Limbaugh for the honor</a>.</p> Thu, 15 Mar 2012 16:25:42 +0000 The Associated Press 3272 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. House Dems propose rules for induction into Hall of Famous Missourians Mo. House Dems: don't allow installation of Limbaugh bust in state Capitol http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-house-dems-dont-allow-installation-limbaugh-bust-state-capitol <p><em>Updated 5:15 p.m. with information about Gov. Nixon&#39;s perspective.</em></p><p>After <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-house-dems-send-letter-opposing-limbaugh-famous-missourians-induction">sending a letter Tuesday</a> in opposition to the installation of a bust of radio broadcaster Rush Limbaugh in the Hall of Famous Missourians, Democrats in the Missouri House of Representatives have taken their opposition a step further.</p> Wed, 07 Mar 2012 21:05:09 +0000 Kelsey Proud & The Associated Press 3222 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. House Dems: don't allow installation of Limbaugh bust in state Capitol