Jason Rosenbaum http://kcur.org en Five Things You Need To Know About Transportation Tax http://kcur.org/post/five-things-you-need-know-about-transportation-tax Missourians will vote Aug. 5 on a 0.75 percent sales tax increase for transportation projects. The proposal — commonly known as the transportation tax — would generate billions of dollars over the next decade to fix roads, repair bridges and improve mass transit.&#160;<img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper inset" data-caption="" data-attribution="Credit Jason Rosenbaum, St. Louis Public Radio " typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/kwmu/files/styles/card_280/public/201406/IMG_3849.JPG" alt="" /><p>The stakes are high. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 12:55:11 +0000 Jason Rosenbaum 58263 at http://kcur.org Five Things You Need To Know About Transportation Tax St. Louis' Newly Wed Gay Couples Reflect On Why Attitudes On Gay Marriage Have Shifted http://kcur.org/post/st-louis-newly-wed-gay-couples-reflect-why-attitudes-gay-marriage-have-shifted <p class="p1">Tod Martin wasn’t going to let 20 words keep him from marrying David Gray.<p class="p2"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">While it took more than 20 years, St. Louis officials last week issued Martin and Gray a marriage license. Mon, 30 Jun 2014 13:23:03 +0000 Jason Rosenbaum 58137 at http://kcur.org St. Louis' Newly Wed Gay Couples Reflect On Why Attitudes On Gay Marriage Have Shifted In Missouri Senate, Justus Went From Partisan To Pragmatist http://kcur.org/post/missouri-senate-justus-went-partisan-pragmatist The Missouri Senate had seven new members after the smoke cleared from the 2006 election cycle. Only two served for the maximum time allowed under term limits – Senate Minority Leader Jolie Justus, D-Kansas City, and state Sen. Brad Lager, R-Savannah.<p>The two lawmakers are at the opposite ends of the political spectrum. Justus entered the General Assembly as a combative fighter who fought tooth-and-nail against the Republican majority. Wed, 28 May 2014 14:20:05 +0000 Jason Rosenbaum 56440 at http://kcur.org In Missouri Senate, Justus Went From Partisan To Pragmatist