Missouri Government Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Show-Me Missouri Veto Session ReviewRead the original story

    Monday Sep 21 | Tony's Kansas City

    Kansas City top ranking newsies discuss how the minimum wage advocates in Kansas City were SMACKED DOWN whilst unions live to fight another day and so many other antics of the GOP NO VETO Majority while the real story is the lobbying rules don't really apply and lobbyists were literally handing out envelops of cash to Jeff City politicos over the past few days: Reporters Review The Missouri General Assembly Veto Override Session


  2. Shock!!! Kansas City SCLC Sues Powerless City Hall After Missouri Minimum Wage Increase Smack DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 21 | Tony's Kansas City

    The fight over the Kansas City minimum wage is now headed to court. Kansas City activists are waging a legal battle to keep hopes of a $15 minimum wage alive despite existing Missouri statutes that were recently affirmed by a majority of the Missouri General Assembly.


  3. Kansas' adult obesity rate rises for fourth consecutive yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 21 | The Capital-Journal

    Kansas' rate of adult obesity surged in 2014 to close the gap with weight-challenged Oklahoma and fall another step behind lean-living Colorado, a new report said Monday. At least 21 percent of residents in every state in the United States were viewed as obese in the analysis released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Trust for America's Health.


  4. Drivers test out new 'diverging diamond' at Route 59 and I-88Read the original story

    Monday Sep 21 | Daily Herald

    About 182,000 cars and trucks are guinea pigs today for an unusual diverging diamond interchange that opened for the morning rush at Route 59 and the Reagan Memorial Tollway in Naperville. The diamond design briefly shifts traffic into left lanes using signals on bridges or underpasses so that vehicles can turn left onto the highway without facing oncoming cars.


  5. 6 Trending Headlines: What cow size is right for you? PLUS: An inside look at animal rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 14 | Beef Magazine

    Home > Beef Quality > 6 Trending Headlines: What cow size is right for you? PLUS: An inside look at animal rights The question about cow size comes up frequently, according to Eldon Cole, livestock specialist with University of Missouri Extension. "In the last few years it is because cowherd owners all-of-a-sudden realized they had some cows that weighed 1,600 to 2,000 pounds when they sold them.


  6. Ferguson Panel Outlines Possible Solutions To Community's ProblemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 14 | News 88.9 KNPR

    "We have begun to build a problem-solving machine," say the members of a governor-appointed panel that has spent months identifying entrenched issues in Ferguson, Mo., and talking with members of the community about ways to tackle those problems. From eliminating jail time for minor offenses to changing how police are trained and raising the minimum wage, the commission is issuing "calls to action" for Ferguson, for St. Louis and for the state of Missouri that cover broad ground.


  7. Heavier Loads on the Roads?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 14 | Progressive Farmer

    Individual states could decide whether to raise the maximum allowable weight for freight-shipping trucks from the current 80,000 pounds to 91,000 pounds under a bill introduced in the U.S. House on Sept. 10. Loaded semi-trucks wait to dump corn at a Cargill elevator and biodiesel plant in Kansas City, Missouri.


  8. Union bosses benefit from the income inequality they bashRead the original story

    Monday Sep 14 | Lincoln Daily News

    By Jason Hart / September 14, 2015 In a campaign season when economic inequality has become a powerful populist message - on both the left and right - there's still one place where huge pay gaps are apparently acceptable: in organized labor.


  9. Numerous Storylines Make Up Missouri Veto SessionRead the original story

    Monday Sep 14 | Joplin

    2015 was the first year a Missouri General Assembly sent a right-to-work bill to the state's governor, but it came at a cost. Senate Republicans used a procedural move called the "previous question," to block debate of the bill and force a vote on it ... (Read full article)


  10. Ferguson Commission Shines Light On Racially Divided St. LouisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 13 | News 88.9 KNPR

    When Michael Brown was shot by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., last August, his death set off riots and violence - and posed deep questions about race relations in America. The Ferguson Commission, appointed by Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, was tasked with finding some answers.


  11. Lane Closures on Local BridgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 11 | RiverBender.com

    Two bridges that carry traffic from Illinois to Missouri will be partially closed on Wednesday, weather permitting. The lane restrictions are needed to conduct the biennial Illinois/Missouri Border Bridge inspections.


  12. Volunteers try to keep Pacific rail museum openRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 13 | Route 66 News

    Volunteers with the Route 66 Pacific Rail Fan Visitor Center in Pacific, Missouri, are trying to raise donations to pay off its building that is being foreclosed, according to the Washington Missourian newspaper. Robert McCaskill, spokesman for the museum, said the organization could purchase the building for $29,000.


  13. Motorcoach Management SystemsRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 13 | Bus Ride

    Huskey Trailways built its name transporting precious cargo. No less than two U.S. presidents and their 90-person entourages have chartered its motorcoaches while traveling through Missouri.


  14. The Corrupt Bargain: Jackson vs. AdamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 13 | Examiner.com

    The Election of 1824 brought back the two party system. The election ended up in the House of Representatives because no one candidate could garner enough electoral votes to be president.


  15. Air Choice One has competition for Essential Air Service contractRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 13 | Hawk Eye

    In anticipation of the end of the current four year Essential Air Service contract with Air Choice One, the U.S. Department of Transportation issued an order to solicit proposals for all interested air carriers to provide EAS at Burlington for a new term. In response to the order, the U.S. DOT received proposals from Air Choice One, a Missouri-based airline and Boutique Air, a California-based airline.


  16. Hoffa, Gov. Nixon Rally With Hundreds To Defeat Right-To-Work In MissouriRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 12 | Sys-Con Media

    Hundreds of union members from across the state showed their support at the rally as Hoffa and Nixon pledged to continue the fight to keep so-called right-to-work legislation out of ," Hoffa said. "With his veto, Gov. Nixon sent a clear message to the corporate interests that are trying to undercut wages and benefits - right-to-work will never become law on his watch."


  17. MoDOT diversity class prompts questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 12 | News Tribune

    The Missouri Transportation department's Central District has a diversity education program scheduled Oct. 1 as part of its ongoing series. Former Rep. Carl Bearden, R-St.


  18. County resident dies from West Nile VirusRead the original story

    Friday Sep 11 | Sedalia Democrat

    The Pettis County Health Center reported Friday that a Pettis County resident has died of West Nile Virus disease. West Nile Virus disease is a viral illness that is spread primarily by the bite of a mosquito.


  19. Suburban St. Louis Feels Ground Burning Beneath Its Feet, Worries...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 11 | Instapundit

    Suburban St. Louis residents say it is time for President Obama to take responsibility for a nuclear waste mess left in their neighborhoods by the federal government before it's too late and the whole thing burns, or worse. They are clamoring for the EPA to stop studying a 200-degree Fahrenheit underground landfill fire that could be moving dangerously close to 50,000 tons of highly radiotoxic, uncontained nuclear waste from the World War II Manhattan Project in St. Louis County, Mo.


  20. Missouri laundry tax break up for potential veto overrideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 11 | KSNT-TV Topeka

    A Missouri state senator says he plans to push lawmakers next week to overturn Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of a tax break for large-scale laundries. The bill would waive sales taxes on detergent and other materials used to clean linens for businesses that handle at least 500 pounds of clothes per hour and 60,000 pounds per week, mostly for hotels, hospitals and the food industry.