Peter Kinder http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Nixon, Zweifel Report Raising Little Campaign Money — Unlike Kander, Jones http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/nixon-zweifel-report-raising-little-campaign-money-unlike-kander-jones <p>In the midst of his second term, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has continued to travel the state to promote his agenda for the state. He has heightened his profile even more in recent days, as he has blasted a tax-cut proposal that the General Assembly has landed on his desk.</p><p>But Nixon has effectively dropped one activity that used to take up a lot of his time: campaign fundraising.</p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:46:41 +0000 Jo Mannies 35423 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Nixon, Zweifel Report Raising Little Campaign Money — Unlike Kander, Jones Kinder Says He's Tired Of Being Ignored By Governor http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/kinder-says-hes-tired-being-ignored-governor <p><em><strong>(Updated 11:45 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22)</strong></em></p><p>Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder’s office in the Missouri Capitol is just around the corner from the official quarters of Gov. Jay Nixon.</p><p>But they might just as well be in different universes.</p><p>At least that’s the view of Kinder, a Republican, who on Wednesday vented about his long-standing lack of communication with Nixon, a Democrat.&nbsp; Kinder believes their non-relationship has had a negative impact on public policy.</p> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 23:11:11 +0000 Jo Mannies 33185 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Kinder Says He's Tired Of Being Ignored By Governor Kinder, Black Caucus Up Ante In Low-Income Housing Fight With Nixon http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/kinder-black-caucus-ante-low-income-housing-fight-nixon <p style="margin-left:.5in;">State Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, chair of the Missouri General Assembly’s Black Caucus, is threatening to block Senate action on several of Gov. Jay Nixon’s key appointments because of the governor’s action to delay state tax breaks for several low-income housing projects.</p> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 21:42:07 +0000 Jo Mannies 32507 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Kinder, Black Caucus Up Ante In Low-Income Housing Fight With Nixon Conservatives Rally At CPAC St. Louis http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/conservatives-rally-cpac-st-louis <p>Thousands of conservatives attended CPAC St. Louis on Saturday to listen to more than 40 conservative leaders and rising stars. There were a number of last-minute speaking cancellations for the conference. Members of the US House had to stay in DC to work on a fix to avoid a partial government shutdown.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Republican Senator Roy Blunt of Missouri also </span>cancelled<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, saying he was working on a deal even though the Senate wasn&rsquo;t in session. That decision drew the ire of many conservatives.</span></p> Sat, 28 Sep 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Chris McDaniel 30236 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Conservatives Rally At CPAC St. Louis Kinder: Right To Work Likely To Go To Mo. Ballot http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/kinder-right-work-likely-go-mo-ballot <p>Missouri Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder is predicting that voters will get a chance to decide whether to make Missouri the 25th state to enact a right-to-work law.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kinder said while attending a Chicago conference of the American Legislative Exchange Council that he believes fellow Republicans in the Legislature will refer the measure to the ballot next year.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The measure would prohibit union membership or fees from being a condition of employment in Missouri.</span></p> Fri, 09 Aug 2013 14:59:50 +0000 The Associated Press 28954 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Kinder: Right To Work Likely To Go To Mo. Ballot Politically Speaking: Mayoral Results, Democrat Days and Kinder's Lawsuit http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/politically-speaking-mayoral-results-democrat-days-and-kinders-lawsuit <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; 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.</span></p> Thu, 07 Mar 2013 22:02:46 +0000 Chris McDaniel 9986 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Politically Speaking: Mayoral Results, Democrat Days and Kinder's Lawsuit 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 This Week's Politically Speaking Podcast http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/weeks-politically-speaking-podcast-16 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Jason </span>Rosenbaum<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is out this week, so we have St. Louis Public Radio's Marshall Griffin filling in. Marshall joins Jo </span>Mannies<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> of the St. Louis Beacon and Chris McDaniel of St. Louis Public Radio to discuss the week in politics.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On this week's show: the special elections bill that's speeding through the statehouse, the early morning voter ID committee and the $6 million plane.</span></p> Fri, 25 Jan 2013 00:29:46 +0000 Chris McDaniel 8675 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org This Week's Politically Speaking Podcast Special Elections Bill Receives First-Round Approval In The Mo. House http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/special-elections-bill-receives-first-round-approval-mo-house <P>The <A href="http://www.house.mo.gov/default.aspx">Missouri House</A> has given first-round approval to legislation that would require special elections to fill vacancies in statewide offices.</P> <P>If passed, <A href="http://www.house.mo.gov/billsummary.aspx?bill=HB110&amp;year=2013&amp;code=R">House Bill 110</A> would only allow the Governor to appoint a temporary placeholder who would not be eligible to run in the special election.&nbsp; <A href="http://www.house.mo.gov/member.aspx?year=2013&amp;district=120">House Speaker Pro-tem Jason Smith</A> (R, Salem), the bill’s sponsor, says it’s not a deliberate swipe at Democratic <A href="http://gov.mo.gov/">Governor Jay Nixon</A>. Wed, 23 Jan 2013 03:43:00 +0000 Marshall Griffin 8602 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Special Elections Bill Receives First-Round Approval In The Mo. House Emerson Resigns, Special Election Date Announced http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/emerson-resigns-special-election-date-announced <p><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Reporting by Jacob McClelland and Chris McDaniel.</em></p><p><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Updated at 2:28 with announcement of the date of the special election.</em></p> Tue, 22 Jan 2013 18:27:56 +0000 Chris McDaniel & KRCU 8582 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Emerson Resigns, Special Election Date Announced