Jeanie Riddle http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Missouri House Republicans Unveil Plan For New Fulton State Hospital http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/missouri-house-republicans-unveil-plan-new-fulton-state-hospital <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Republicans in the Missouri House have unveiled their proposal for funding construction of a new state mental hospital in Fulton.</span></p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 05:21:59 +0000 Marshall Griffin 33963 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Missouri House Republicans Unveil Plan For New Fulton State Hospital Mo. House Republicans Defeat Attempt By Democrats To Ban Smoking In Members' Offices http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-house-republicans-defeat-attempt-democrats-ban-smoking-members-offices <P><FONT size=3><FONT face="Times New Roman">A proposal to ban smoking in the Capitol offices of Missouri House members has been snuffed out by a committee.</FONT></FONT></P> <P><FONT size=3><FONT face="Times New Roman">The House Rules Committee rejected the office smoking ban Tuesday on an 8-4 vote, with all Republicans against it and all Democrats for it.&nbsp; </FONT></FONT><FONT size=3><FONT face="Times New Roman">House rules already prohibit smoking in the hallways and the chamber while lawmakers are in session. Tue, 15 Jan 2013 23:07:03 +0000 The Associated Press 8383 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. House Republicans Defeat Attempt By Democrats To Ban Smoking In Members' Offices