From Missouri Digital News: https://mdn.org
Allison Blood is studying broadcast journalism at the University of Missouri-Columbia in the class of 2011. She specializes in political and current affairs reporting. She has reported for KOMU 8 News in Columbia and Missouri Digital News in Jefferson City. She has also studied at the Danish School of Media and Journalism for a semester in current affairs reporting and documentary making.
Allison Blood was born in St. Louis Missouri on December 14, 1988. She first began journalism at Parkway West High School in Ballwin, MO. After working for the Maneater in college, she decided to become a radio-television major.
Stories by Allison Blood in 2011 include:
Stories by Allison Blood in 2010 include:
Stories by Allison Blood in 2009 include:
12/10/2009: Radio Story - The Missouri Roundtable for Life filed litigation against MO Secretary of State and State Auditor
12/ 3/2009: Radio Story - A look at a few pre-filed bills for the next legislative session.
12/ 2/2009: Radio Story - Representative Cynthia Davis filled a resolution allowing Missourians to vote on the federal health care bill
11/19/2009: Radio Story - The Federal Government awarded Missouri $1.2 million to prepare for green jobs; which the Department of Economic Development says is indicative of Missouri's economy beginning to recover.
11/ 5/2009: Radio Story - This fiscal year has seen nearly an 11 percent drop in general revenue.
10/29/2009: Radio Story - Members of health care organizations are hesitant to predict how budget cuts will effect them
10/28/2009: Radio Story - Bi-partisan criticism of Nixon's budget cuts say the witholdings are not deep enough.
10/14/2009: Radio Story - Senator Brad Lager, leader of the investigation of E. coli at the Lake of the Ozarks, said he is sure there is a coverup underway.
10/ 8/2009: Radio Story - Amaren UE experienced losses of revenue this summer due to mild temperatures, so they're requesting a rate increase to recoup losses
10/ 1/2009: Radio Story - In response to ongoing controversy surrounding E. coli levels at the Lake of the Ozarks, officials say there was a cover up within the Department of Natural Resources
9/30/2009: Radio Story - In a news conference Wednesday, Gov. Jay Nixon blamed the Department of Natural Resources for not closing Ozark beaches, thus endangering Missourians.
9/24/2009: Radio Story - After Thursday's guilty plea by Representative T.D. El-Amin, some suspect there is a larger underlying issue to recent investigations
9/16/2009: Radio Story - State Auditor finds legislative slush funds fueled by lobbyists.
9/10/2009: Radio Story - Swine flu in residence halls
9/ 2/2009: Radio Story - Though opponents of the Supreme Court's decision to uphold the school funding formula say it is unfair, unequal distribution of funds is perfectly constitutional.
5/ 6/2009: Radio Story - Cigarette house fires cause about 800 deaths a year, and a House bill aimed at decreasing that number has reached the governor's desk.
5/ 4/2009: Newspaper Story - Missouri's first openly gay senator wed this weekend
4/27/2009: Radio Story - Recent outbreak of the swine flu has the Department of Health and Senior Services implementing their plan to respond to pandemic flu.
4/15/2009: Radio Story - Small business employees could see smaller pay checks because of a bill exempting some businesses from the minimum wage requirement
4/ 6/2009: Radio Story - The Department of Revenue says tax payers will likely see a delay in their refunds this year, maybe as long as two months after filing deadline.
4/ 1/2009: Radio Story - While Missourians are asking for more jobs, Senate dispute could kill a bill aimed at job creation.
3/30/2009: Radio Story - House members want to put out the number of house fires caused by cigarettes.
3/11/2009: Radio Story - Despite Governor Jay Nixon's opposition to anti-abortion legislation, the House passed such a bill to the Senate with over two thirds majority.
3/ 4/2009: Radio Story - A St. Louis area law-maker urged her colleagues Wednesday to let Motorcyclists run red lights.
2/23/2009: Radio Story - Missouri's unemployment rate is the highest it has been in 25 years. But new measures in the legislature would produce benefits for local small businesses.
2/18/2009: Radio Story - State Senators agree the amount of nuclear waste traveling through this state needs to decrease.
2/11/2009: Radio Story - Chairman of Senate Jobs Committee says strong opposition will kill a bill providing tax breaks for businesses.
2/ 4/2009: Radio Story - The state's Public Service Commission is split on the issue of AmerenUE's power plant proposal for Mid-Missouri.
2/ 2/2009: Radio Story - House Democrat's say military families are their priority this week.
1/28/2009: Radio Story - Missouri Supreme Court Justice calls for more money to defend accused criminals