Missouri Veto Session 2013 http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Missouri House Democrats Propose Alternate Tax Cut Plan http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/missouri-house-democrats-propose-alternate-tax-cut-plan <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Democrats in the Missouri House unveiled on Monday their proposal to cut taxes, as Republican leaders prepare to attempt another major tax cut.</span></p> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 16:28:39 +0000 Marshall Griffin 32994 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Missouri House Democrats Propose Alternate Tax Cut Plan 'Border War Cease Fire' Legislation Pre-Filed In Mo. Senate http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/border-war-cease-fire-legislation-pre-filed-mo-senate <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A Kansas City lawmaker is proposing legislation next year to address the so-called "Border War" between Missouri and Kansas over businesses weighing whether to relocate or stay put.</span></p> Thu, 19 Dec 2013 16:13:24 +0000 Marshall Griffin 32389 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org 'Border War Cease Fire' Legislation Pre-Filed In Mo. Senate Handgun Found At Mo. Capitol Stirs Gun Control Debate http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/handgun-found-mo-capitol-stirs-gun-control-debate <DIV style="MARGIN: 0px 0px 10pt"><FONT size=2 face=Calibri,sans-serif><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 11pt"><FONT size=4 face=Arial,sans-serif><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 14pt">There could be an effort next year to change the law allowing Missouri lawmakers and others to carry guns&nbsp;at the&nbsp;State Capitol.</SPAN></FONT></SPAN></FONT></DIV> <DIV style="MARGIN: 0px 0px 10pt"><FONT size=2 face=Calibri,sans-serif><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 11pt"><FONT size=4 face=Arial,sans-serif><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 14pt">A loaded handgun was found by police&nbsp;in the basement of the&nbsp;Capitol last week.&nbsp; Wed, 25 Sep 2013 12:55:04 +0000 Marshall Griffin 30161 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Handgun Found At Mo. Capitol Stirs Gun Control Debate 'Famous 15' To Meet Friday To Discuss Proposals For Tax Bill In 2014 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/famous-15-meet-friday-discuss-proposals-tax-bill-2014 <p>The so-called "Famous 15" Missouri Republican House Members who voted "no" on a controversial tax cut bill during last week's veto session are set to meet Friday to plan their next steps.</p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 21:52:32 +0000 Marshall Griffin 30036 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org 'Famous 15' To Meet Friday To Discuss Proposals For Tax Bill In 2014 Politically Speaking: Dempsey On Veto Session And His Consequential Vote On The Gun Bill http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/politically-speaking-dempsey-veto-session-and-his-consequential-vote-gun-bill <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; 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.</p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 18:23:16 +0000 Chris McDaniel 30025 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Politically Speaking: Dempsey On Veto Session And His Consequential Vote On The Gun Bill GOP Dissenters On HB253 Say They're Not Afraid Of Consequences http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/gop-dissenters-hb253-say-theyre-not-afraid-consequences <p>Some of the 15 Missouri Republican House members who voted against overriding a veto of a controversial tax cut bill say they're not worried about any negative fallout or consequences they may face.</p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 23:52:01 +0000 Marshall Griffin 29897 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org GOP Dissenters On HB253 Say They're Not Afraid Of Consequences Politically Speaking: Veto Session Review http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/politically-speaking-veto-session-review <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; 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.</p> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 22:33:57 +0000 Chris McDaniel 29865 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Politically Speaking: Veto Session Review Vetoed Missouri Gun Bill At A Glance http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/vetoed-missouri-gun-bill-glance <p>Today’s veto session includes a look at a bill impacting Missouri gun laws.&nbsp;</p><p>Here's a quick overview of the bill:&nbsp;</p> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 17:39:28 +0000 Kate Essig & The Associated Press 29825 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Vetoed Missouri Gun Bill At A Glance Live Blog & Round-Up: Missouri Veto Session 2013 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/live-blog-round-missouri-veto-session-2013 <p>From gun control to a controversial tax cut, this year's veto session in the Missouri Legislature was one to watch.</p><p>We had a live blog during all of the developments, which you can read through still below our summaries. Here are a few things to take away:</p> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 16:15:54 +0000 Chris McDaniel, Marshall Griffin & Kelsey Proud 29792 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Live Blog & Round-Up: Missouri Veto Session 2013 Missouri's 2013 Veto Session Begins Wednesday http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/missouris-2013-veto-session-begins-wednesday <p>The showdown between Missouri's Democratic Governor and the Republican-led General Assembly finally arrives this week, as lawmakers return to Jefferson City for their annual veto session.&nbsp; <a href="http://gov.mo.gov/">Governor Jay Nixon</a> struck down 29 bills this year, with most of the post-veto attention falling on two bills in particular, a controversial tax cut proposal and an even more controversial attempt to nullify federal gun control laws.&nbsp; St. Louis Public Radio's Marshall Griffin takes a look at what may or may not happen on Wednesday.</p><p></p> Mon, 09 Sep 2013 11:35:00 +0000 Marshall Griffin 29715 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Missouri's 2013 Veto Session Begins Wednesday