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2015 Crime & Prisons Stories
Newspaper Story - Senate task force members plan on drafting legislation to crack down on unfair towing practices
Radio Story - Senate task members looking to crack down on unfair towing practices
Newspaper Story - Lawmakers looking to crack down on human trafficking in Missouri
Newspaper Story - Missouri's Supreme Court is urged to let felons possess firearms.
Newspaper Story - Petitions filed for voters to decide on legalizing marijuana for medical treatment
Radio Story - Missouri's Supreme Court hears an appeal to keep a juvenile off the state's sex offender list.
Newspaper Story - Missouri's Supreme Court rejects an inmate's divorce efforts
Newspaper Story - The man serving life sentence for pot possession is released
Radio Story - The issue that sparked the Ferguson protests was not addressed by the Senate in the final week of the session
Radio Story - Missouri lawmakers are saying Gov. Jay Nixon has not kept a promise he made in January. #MoLeg
Newspaper Story - Lawmakers are saying the Gov. Nixon is making their jobs harder and failed to uphold his promise #MoLeg
Radio Story - House committee hears Ferguson-related deadly force bill
Radio Story - House passes expansion of Castle Doctrine over argument that measure allows more guns on the streets. #MOLeg
Radio Story - Police body camera footage to be made private, pending bill's passage
Radio Story - The senate debated a bill that would limit when police officers can use deadly force.
Radio Story - Law enforcement officers could have tighter deadly force restrictions
Radio Story - The Senate passed a bill that would allow the government to monitor prescription drugs.
Newspaper Story - Missouri is one step closer to using a database to monitor the prescribing and dispensing of narcotic-type drugs.
Newspaper Story - Proposed legislation would suspend police officers who kill a person w/o pay until investigation is completed
Radio Story - Legislation would suspend police officers who use deadly force on a person until investigation is complete
Radio Story - Following the death of Spence Jackson neither Missouri's new auditor or staff is commenting
Radio Story - House Committee hears Ferguson related bills
Radio Story - Lawmakers react to the shooting of two St. Louis police officers during a Ferguson protest. #MOLeg
Radio Story - A new Missouri Senate bill would seek to eliminate racial profiling.
Radio Story - Missouri Black Caucus is frustrated with lack of movement on Ferguson related legislation.
Radio Story - The bill to release a man from life in prison is shifting authority away from committee control
Radio Story - Charges against an armed felon in St. Louis are dropped after a judge said the charges were unjustified.
Newspaper Story - Legislative committee members voiced support for releasing a marijuana offender spending life in prison.
Radio Story - Missouri Supreme Court is urged to invalidate two constitutional amendments
Radio Story - There is bipartisan effort in the Senate to change when a cop can ues their weapon. #MOLeg
Newspaper Story - There is bipartsian support in the Senate for restricting police use of deadly force. #MOLeg
Radio Story - Congresswoman Wagner visited the state Capitol to testify in favor of a sex trafficking bill
Radio Story - Gov. Nixon answered reporters lingering questions at Thursday's MPA lunch #MOLeg
Radio Story - House committee hears resolution to allow voters to decide if grand juries should be legal in Missouri
Newspaper Story - House committee hears resolution that would allow Missouri voters to decide if grand juries are legal
Newspaper Story - Hearing Reveals Chaos, Miscommunication During Ferguson Unrest
Radio Story - The Missouri Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence has some concerns about a monitoring device bill
Radio Story - The first bill regarding Ferguson was heard with no opposition
Newspaper Story - Nixon's State of the State Address features call for Medicaid expansion, but few specifics otherwise
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