Violence Against Women Act http://news.stlpublicradio.org en McCaskill Pressures House To Quickly Pass Violence Against Women Act http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mccaskill-pressures-house-quickly-pass-violence-against-women-act <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Standing in the St. Louis Circuit Attorney's office, Senator Claire&nbsp;McCaskill (D-Mo) called out House Republican leadership for failing to renew the Violence Against Women Act -- legislation meant to protect victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Until recently, the act received bipartisan support since its inception in 1994.</span></p> Fri, 22 Feb 2013 22:08:19 +0000 Chris McDaniel 9568 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org McCaskill Pressures House To Quickly Pass Violence Against Women Act Three 'Vital' Bills McCaskill Says Are Being Ignored http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/three-vital-bills-mccaskill-says-are-being-ignored <p>Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill says she's frustrated with the House of Representatives for not taking up three pieces of legislation that she calls "bipartisan" and "vitally important."</p><p>The Democratic Senator says she doesn't understand why members of the House won't take up legislation on:</p> Wed, 28 Nov 2012 18:40:42 +0000 Julie Bierach 6872 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Three 'Vital' Bills McCaskill Says Are Being Ignored Morning headlines: Thursday, April 26, 2012 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-thursday-april-26-2012 <p><strong>Woman wins $6 million judgment against &quot;Girls Gone Wild&quot;</strong></p><p>A St. Louis judge in has awarded nearly $5.77 million to a woman who sued the makers of the &quot;Girls Gone Wild&quot; videos for using an image of her bare breasts without her consent.</p><p>The <a href="http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/girls-gone-wild-orderd-to-pay-million-to-student-it/article_0bbb7adf-757b-53cb-90ce-124a459dd28d.html">St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports</a> the verdict from Judge John Garvey came down in March, after no one showed up for the defense.</p> Thu, 26 Apr 2012 13:37:27 +0000 Rachel Lippmann, Alex King & The Associated Press 3574 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Thursday, April 26, 2012