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Radio Story - A group of members with the Women's Business Enterprise came to the Capitol Wednesday, to discuss their concerns with state officials.
Newspaper Story - Women lawmakers rally for another effort for legislative ratification of the federal Equal Rights Amendment
Radio Story - A group of representatives from the state legislature are filing an equal pay bill to help women in Missouri earn as much as their male counterparts.
Radio Story - Mike Hartmann, Governor Holden's next Chief of Staff, says he is unsure which departments fall under the union rights executive order.
Newspaper Story - Gov. Holden's executive order comes under Senate special committee heat in hearing Wednesday.
Radio Story - The State Capitol has armed guards and a metal detector at the door.
Newspaper Story - A metal detector and three highway patrol officers greeted visitors and workers alike at the Capitol doors on Tuesday, bringing a new visibility to security concerns around the state.
Radio Story - The clinic is forced to shut down after a loss of funding from the state of Missouri.
Radio Story - The FBI wants all international student records from the University of Missouri and Columbia College.
Newspaper Story - MU "deeply regrets" that policy banning KOMU reporters from wearing patriotic symbols may have caused offense
Radio Story - More than half the members of the Missouri Corrections Officers Association have signed a petition to decertify from the AFL-CIO affiliated government worker's union.
Newspaper Story - The country's largest Bosnian refugee population is in St Louis. Efforts are made to help the community cope with the trauma of war.
Radio Story - State legislators treatened to investigate KOMU for barring its reporters from wearing lapel flags.
Newspaper Story - The KOMU policy of not allowing reporters to wear symbols of patriotism on the air is upsetting some Missouri lawmakers.
Radio Story - The Missouri State Teachers Association opposes Govenor Holden's executive order on collective bargaining while the Missouri National Education Association supports the govenor.
Radio Story - A new law goes into effect Saturday that lowers the legal blood alcohol content for driving from .10% to .08%.
Newspaper Story - Democratic No-show in Collective Bargaining Committee Angers GOP
Radio Story - Missouri's Attorney General Jay Nixon announced he would demand $1,000 in penalties from gas stations that dramatically increased their prices after the terrorist attack.
Radio Story - Slay visited the capitol and spoke with several lawmakers and the governor, but he did not leave with an agreement to get a Cardinal stadium built.
Newspaper Story - With only four days left in the legislative session, the Missouri lawmakers worked to finalize several issues, from prescription drugs to parental notification.
Newspaper Story - Aiming to make the State Capitol more accessible to the disabled, lawmakers Thursday approved spending $500,000 to draw up floor plans that would increase and reorganize office space.
Radio Story - A proposed bill outlaws using capitol punishment on the mentally retarded.
Newspaper Story - The state would no longer execute the mentally retarded as part of a larger measure approved by the House Wednesday to change court procedures.
Newspaper Story - The Missouri House approved a plan Tuesday that would allow drivers to keep a loaded weapon in their glove compartment, prompting opponents to complain of a push to chip away at the state's gun restrictions.
Radio Story - Guns could be hidden in auto glove compartments under a measure approved by Missouri's House.
Radio Story - Although it is discussed almost every year, the ERA failed in its first vote in almost twenty years.
Newspaper Story - Two top leaders of the Missouri House are working to revive the issue of allowing citizens to carry a concealed weapon two years after voters rejected a ballot issue to do just that.
Radio Story - While the nation waits for George W. Bush to sign medical privacy laws, state lawmakers debate compliance with them.
Radio Story - A Missouri Senate Committee looked at a concealed weapons law, that would require registration with the Missouri Highway Patrol.
Newspaper Story - Sen. Ken Jacob introduced legislation that would allow Missourians to carry concealed weapons, provided they adhere to strict regulations.
Newspaper Story - A proposal to remove state regulations that bar employees from drinking alcohol within their establishment.
Radio Story - In the same week a Missouri man had his execution stayed by the Supreme Court over concerns of his mental capabilities the Missouri House passed a bill to ban those executions.
Newspaper Story - Vicky Riback-Wilson is sponsoring one bill to abolish the death penalty in Missouri
Newspaper Story - A campaign to allow Missourians to carry concealed weapons found a surprise, but accidental supporter from one of the leading concealed weapons opponents.
Radio Story - An anti-gun senator is sponsoring a bill that would bring the issue of carry concealed weapons back to Missouri voters.
Newspaper Story - There was a rally in the Statehouse Tuesday, backed by the AFL-CIO, to support the House Equal Pay Bill.
Newspaper Story - A bill would limit the possibilities of encoded information on driver's licenses in the state of Missouri to protect personal privacy.
Radio Story - A bill that would include sexual orientation in the state's human rights laws have little chance of passing out of the committee this year.
Newspaper Story - The campaign for gay rights came before a committee of Missouri's legislature.
Radio Story - One St. Louis Representative says marraige and property laws contain language that is offensive to women.
Radio Story - Lawmakers want to ensure better inspection and care of all animal care facilities in the state.
Radio Story - Missouri Republicans are sponsoring a bill to make human cloning illegal, in Missouri.
Newspaper Story - Lawmakers reviewed legislation that would increase the maximum fine for violations of the Missouri law that established a public right to review official records and attend public meetings.
Radio Story - Safety lobbyists say that the repeal of a law requiring motorcyclists wear helmets would force taxpayers to pay for injuries.
Newspaper Story - The proposal would allow victims to file a discrimination suit in state court.
Radio Story - The president of the Fraternal Order of Police testified in front of the Senate Transportation Committee to try and get a bill protecting police officers' privacy.
Radio Story - Unexpected long distance telephone charges may surprise consumers every month when they get their bill.
Newspaper Story - Missouri's attorney general called for legislators to toughen the restrictions on telemarketers that were passed last year by the legislature.
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