http://news.stlpublicradio.org en No Retail Shopping On Thanksgiving, Other Bills, Prefiled In Mo. For 2013 Session http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/no-retail-shopping-thanksgiving-other-bills-prefiled-mo-2013-session <P>Today is&nbsp;the first full day that Missouri lawmakers in both chambers can prefile bills for next year’s regular session.</P> <P>One bill in particular comes in the wake of the annual holiday shopping surge that surrounds the Thanksgiving holiday weekend:&nbsp; <A href="http://www.house.mo.gov/billsummary.aspx?bill=HB37&amp;year=2013&amp;code=R">HB 37 </A>would make it illegal for retail stores to open for business on Thanksgiving Day.&nbsp; The proposal is sponsored by<A href="http://www.house.mo.gov/member.aspx?district=113&amp;year=2013">&nbsp;State Representative-Elect&nbsp;Jeff Roorda </A>(D, Barnhart).&nbsp; He says it’s in response to the ongoing push by retailers to open for business on nationally-recognized holidays. Tue, 04 Dec 2012 00:32:46 +0000 Marshall Griffin 7015 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org No Retail Shopping On Thanksgiving, Other Bills, Prefiled In Mo. For 2013 Session Mo. Lawmakers Begin Pre-Filing Bills For 2013 Session http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-lawmakers-begin-pre-filing-bills-2013-session <p><span style="FONT-SIZE: 12pt"><font color="black" face="Arial,sans-serif" size="4"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 13.5pt">Members of the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/">Missouri Senate</a> have begun pre-filing bills for the 2013 regular session.</span></font></span></p> Fri, 30 Nov 2012 23:34:00 +0000 Marshall Griffin 6954 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. Lawmakers Begin Pre-Filing Bills For 2013 Session