Do Not Call List http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Missouri no-call list extends to cellphones http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/missouri-no-call-list-extends-cellphones <p>Missouri cellphone users can now register their numbers on the state&rsquo;s no-call list under a bill signed by Governor Jay Nixon Thursday.</p><p>The law prohibits telemarketers from calling or texting those who sign up and gives the attorney general&rsquo;s office the power to punish violators. &nbsp;</p><p>Attorney General Chris Koster says the law expands Missouri&rsquo;s no-call list enacted 12 years ago for land lines. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Thu, 14 Jun 2012 21:18:00 +0000 Joseph Leahy 3916 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Missouri no-call list extends to cellphones Morning headlines - Thursday, June 14, 2012 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-thursday-june-14-2012 <p><strong>Missouri&#39;s no-call list set to expand</strong></p><p>Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon will be in St. Louis today to sign legislation that allows people to add cellphones to the state&rsquo;s Do Not Call list.</p><p>Nixon created the list when he was attorney general. Cellphone numbers added to the list would be off limits to most solicitations, including text messages.</p><p>Attorney General Chris Koster, whose office maintains the list, is expected to join Nixon. Koster says his office gets nearly 200 complaints a week from cellphone users about unwanted telemarketing calls.</p> Thu, 14 Jun 2012 11:33:54 +0000 The Associated Press & Tim Lloyd 3904 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines - Thursday, June 14, 2012 Mo. House OKs adding cellphones to No Call List http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-house-oks-adding-cellphones-no-call-list <p>Legislation allowing Missourians to&nbsp;place their cellphone numbers on the state&#39;s telemarketing No Call&nbsp;List is moving forward.</p><p>The House voted 147-0 Thursday for the bill allowing the&nbsp;addition of cellphones to the list, which would put them off-limits&nbsp;to most solicitations by phone call or text message. Sponsoring&nbsp;House member Todd Richardson, a Republican form Poplar Bluff, says&nbsp;expanding the registry would protect the privacy of Missourians.</p><p>The legislation moves to the Senate, which has already endorsed&nbsp;a similar bill.</p> Thu, 12 Apr 2012 19:34:22 +0000 The Associated Press 3480 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. House OKs adding cellphones to No Call List Morning headlines: Friday, February 17, 2012 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-friday-february-17-2012 <p><strong>Missouri Senate votes to allow cell phones on no-call list</strong></p><p>The Missouri Senate has passed a measure that would let people put cell phone numbers on the state&#39;s no-call list for telemarketers. The Senate voted 34-0 Thursday, to expand the list which is currently limited to land lines.</p><p>The measure would also forbid telemarketers from sending unwanted images or text messages to cell phones on the no-call list.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 17 Feb 2012 14:37:40 +0000 Alex King & The Associated Press 3089 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Friday, February 17, 2012 Mo. Senate endorses adding cell phone numbers to No-Call list http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-senate-endorses-adding-cell-phone-numbers-no-call-list <p>The <a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/">Missouri Senate </a>has given first-round approval to<a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/12info/bts_web/Bill.aspx?SessionType=R&amp;BillID=9267"> legislation </a>that would add cell phone numbers to the state&rsquo;s Do-Not-Call list.</p> Tue, 14 Feb 2012 02:47:19 +0000 Marshall Griffin 3065 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. Senate endorses adding cell phone numbers to No-Call list Mo. Senate will try again to require disclaimers on political robo-calls http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-senate-will-try-again-require-disclaimers-political-robo-calls <p>For the 6th year in a row, a Missouri state lawmaker has introduced legislation that would require the party behind political robo-calls to inform a person who is paying for the call.</p><p>Republican state Senator Scott Rupp from the St. Louis area has sponsored the measure this year. He says free speech protections mean political calls cannot be banned the way that some advertising calls can. But he says providing more information is the next-best thing.</p> Thu, 29 Dec 2011 11:21:17 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 2757 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. Senate will try again to require disclaimers on political robo-calls