license fee offices http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Nixon Vetoes Increases To Drivers License Fees http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/nixon-vetoes-increases-drivers-license-fees <div>Missouri drivers will not see their license fees double.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Governor Jay Nixon has vetoed a bill that would have increased an array of fees at your local license office.</span></div><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Under the bill, the costs of registering a vehicle would have gone up by $1.50. It also would have doubled the application fee for titles and obtaining or renewing a driver's license.</span></p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 20:39:11 +0000 Kristi Luther 27750 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Nixon Vetoes Increases To Drivers License Fees Legislation Transfering Conceal Carry Process From DOR To Local Sheriffs Endorsed By Mo. House http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/legislation-transfering-conceal-carry-process-dor-local-sheriffs-endorsed-mo-house <P>The <A href="http://house.mo.gov/">Missouri House</A> has given first-round approval to legislation that would overhaul the state’s conceal carry process.</P> <P><A href="http://www.house.mo.gov/billsummary.aspx?year=2013&amp;bill=HB 859&amp;code=R">House Bill 859</A>&nbsp;would eliminate conceal carry endorsements in favor of conceal carry permits, which would be issued by county Sheriff’s offices instead of the<A href="http://dor.mo.gov/"> Department of Revenue</A>.&nbsp; It’s sponsored by <A href="http://www.house.mo.gov/member.aspx?district=055&amp;year=2013">State Representative Rick Wed, 24 Apr 2013 00:23:32 +0000 Marshall Griffin 25720 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Legislation Transfering Conceal Carry Process From DOR To Local Sheriffs Endorsed By Mo. House Lawsuit Filed Over Digital Copying Of Conceal Carry Application http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/lawsuit-filed-over-digital-copying-conceal-carry-application <P>A lawsuit has been filed in the Missouri Bootheel accusing the state of wrongfully requiring digital copies of vital records.</P> <P>The plaintiff, Eric Griffin of Stoddard County, was seeking a conceal carry endorsement.&nbsp; He says officials at his local license fee office told him that in order to receive it, his application, birth certificate and residency documents would have to be digitally scanned and stored by the&nbsp;<A href="http://dor.mo.gov/">Missouri Department of Revenue</A>.&nbsp; <A href="http://ltgov.mo.gov/">Lt. Governor Peter Kinder</A> (R) says any license fee office that makes that demand is breaking the law. Tue, 05 Mar 2013 06:24:10 +0000 Marshall Griffin & The Associated Press 9876 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Lawsuit Filed Over Digital Copying Of Conceal Carry Application Mo. House Committee Wants More Info On License Fee Office Bids http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-house-committee-wants-more-info-license-fee-office-bids <p>A St. Louis County lawmaker wants more cooperation from the Nixon Administration as her committee looks into the way contracts for license fee offices are awarded.</p><p><a href="http://house.mo.gov/member.aspx?year=2012&amp;district=092">State Representative&nbsp;Sue Allen</a> (R, Town and Country) chairs the House Interim Committee on Government Bidding and Contracting.&nbsp; She says the&nbsp;legislative&nbsp;liaison&nbsp;sent by the <a href="http://dor.mo.gov/">Department of Revenue (DOR)</a>&nbsp;to her committee hearing this week was unable to answer her questions.</p><p>“We started asking questions, and he could not answer," Allen said.&nbsp; "He came with a prepared statement…he couldn’t, or didn’t, go any further than that.” Thu, 27 Sep 2012 23:51:00 +0000 Marshall Griffin 4734 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. House Committee Wants More Info On License Fee Office Bids Schweich releases letter to Mo. Gov. Nixon on Maplewood fee office http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/schweich-releases-letter-mo-gov-nixon-maplewood-fee-office <P><A href="http://auditor.mo.gov/">Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich</A> (R) has released a letter he sent this week to <A href="http://gov.mo.gov/">Governor Jay Nixon </A>(D)&nbsp;expressing concerns over his administration’s handling of a contract for a St. Louis County license fee office.</P> <P>Earlier this year, the state <A href="http://dor.mo.gov/">Department of Revenue </A>awarded the contract for the Maplewood License Office to a company run by St. Fri, 24 Aug 2012 20:39:01 +0000 Marshall Griffin 4401 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Schweich releases letter to Mo. Gov. Nixon on Maplewood fee office Morning headlines - Friday, June 1, 2012 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-friday-june-1-2012 <p><strong>Police to step up weekend presence on Washington Ave.</strong></p><p>St. Louis police will be out in force on Washington Ave. this weekend in an effort to address the concerns of businesses and residents of the popular entertainment district.</p> Fri, 01 Jun 2012 13:11:01 +0000 Rachel Lippmann & The Associated Press 3829 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines - Friday, June 1, 2012 Audits examine Mo. license fee offices http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/audits-examine-mo-license-fee-offices <p><font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman">A pair of audits examining fee offices for driver&rsquo;s licenses and motor vehicles was released today by<a href="http://www.auditor.mo.gov/"> Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich </a>(R).</font></font></p><p><font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman">He told reporters&nbsp;the purpose of the audits was to see if the process of awarding bids to run the offices has been de-politicized.&nbsp;&nbsp;One of the audits&nbsp;turned up at least one case of&nbsp;a not-for-profit group&nbsp;using a subcontractor to run 10 license fee offices, which Schweich says is against&nbsp;regulations. Tue, 17 Apr 2012 18:58:21 +0000 Marshall Griffin 3507 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Audits examine Mo. license fee offices