Chris Koster http://kcur.org en Missouri's 2013 Veto Session Begins Wednesday http://kcur.org/post/missouris-2013-veto-session-begins-wednesday <p>The showdown between Missouri's Democratic Governor and the Republican-led General Assembly finally arrives this week, as lawmakers return to Jefferson City for their annual veto session.&nbsp;&nbsp;Governor Jay Nixon&nbsp;struck down 29 bills this year, with most of the post-veto attention falling on two bills in particular, a controversial tax cut proposal and an even more controversial attempt to nullify federal gun control laws.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Campaign to prevent House Bill 253 override attempt</strong></p> Mon, 09 Sep 2013 12:29:41 +0000 Marshall Griffin 43314 at http://kcur.org Koster Opposing Bill That Could Nullify Federal Gun Laws In Mo. http://kcur.org/post/koster-opposing-bill-could-nullify-federal-gun-laws-mo <p>Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster is siding with fellow Democrat, Gov. Jay Nixon, in opposition to legislation that would challenge the federal government's ability to enforce federal gun laws in Show-Me State.<o:p></o:p></p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 12:17:26 +0000 Marshall Griffin 43060 at http://kcur.org Mo. Attorney General Accuses Walgreens Of 'Deceptive Pricing Schemes,' Files Lawsuit http://kcur.org/post/mo-attorney-general-accuses-walgreens-deceptive-pricing-schemes-files-lawsuit <em>Updated 5:12 p.m. with comment from Walgreens.</em><p>Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster is accusing Walgreens of engaging in false and deceptive pricing schemes, that he said amounts to stealing.&#160;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">In St. Wed, 28 Aug 2013 13:22:50 +0000 Chris McDaniel 42707 at http://kcur.org Mo. Attorney General Accuses Walgreens Of 'Deceptive Pricing Schemes,' Files Lawsuit Top Of The Morning News: March 14, 2013 http://kcur.org/post/top-morning-news-march-14-2013 <p>The Kansas City Fire Department released a report on the explosion that happened at JJ's restaurant in February, and Missouri launched a new campaign to discourage meth "smurfing." These stories &amp; more from KCUR.</p><p><strong>Explosion Probe Incomplete</strong></p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 14:52:50 +0000 Dan Verbeck 33470 at http://kcur.org Top Of The Morning News: March 14, 2013 'Anti-Smurfing' Campaign Targets Meth Cook Suppliers http://kcur.org/post/anti-smurfing-campaign-targets-meth-cook-suppliers <p>Missouri holds the dubious distinction of being #1 in domestic methamphetamine production. State Attorney General Chris Koster&nbsp;and Jean Peters Baker, the Jackson County Prosecutor, unveiled an effort to curb meth by shaming people who help drug producers get around limits on pseudoephedrine sales.&nbsp;&nbsp; Wed, 13 Mar 2013 19:28:38 +0000 Frank Morris 33420 at http://kcur.org 'Anti-Smurfing' Campaign Targets Meth Cook Suppliers Identity Theft Charges Termed Largest In Missouri History http://kcur.org/post/identity-theft-charges-termed-largest-missouri-history <p>Operator of former car dealerships in Independence, Blue Springs and Illinois is jailed and charged with what the Missouri Attorney General calls the biggest identity theft case ever taken to court in Missouri. Tue, 12 Feb 2013 22:30:28 +0000 Dan Verbeck 31894 at http://kcur.org Identity Theft Charges Termed Largest In Missouri History Democrats Win Most Statewide Races In Missouri http://kcur.org/post/democrats-win-most-statewide-races-missouri <p>Despite Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney getting a decisive win in Missouri, Democratic candidates fared well in statewide races.</p><p> Wed, 07 Nov 2012 16:09:13 +0000 Maria Carter 27234 at http://kcur.org Democrats Win Most Statewide Races In Missouri Top Of The Morning News: Thursday, June 14, 2012 http://kcur.org/post/top-morning-news-thursday-june-14-2012 <p>Kansas City Council looks at changes to billboard regulations, and a new scam hits Missouri cell phones.&nbsp; It&rsquo;s a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.</p><p> Thu, 14 Jun 2012 15:13:03 +0000 Maria Carter 19363 at http://kcur.org Missouri Governor Stays Out Of Tobacco Tax Debate http://kcur.org/post/missouri-governor-stays-out-tobacco-tax-debate <p>While supporters of raising Missouri&rsquo;s cigarette tax wrap up their petition gathering efforts in the next week, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has reaffirmed his distance from the initiative.&nbsp; Mon, 30 Apr 2012 20:05:42 +0000 Elana Gordon 16847 at http://kcur.org Missouri Governor Stays Out Of Tobacco Tax Debate Top Of The Morning News: Tuesday, March 27, 2012 http://kcur.org/post/top-morning-news-tuesday-march-27-2012 <p>Long Legislative Session Expected In Kansas, House Committee Approves Congressional District That Splits Topeka, Public School Bill On Hold In Missouri House, and more news from KCUR.</p><p> Tue, 27 Mar 2012 13:25:47 +0000 Maria Carter 14932 at http://kcur.org Top Of The Morning News: Thursday, February 16, 2012 http://kcur.org/post/top-morning-news-thursday-february-16-2012 <p>A daily digest of headlines from KCUR</p> <p> Explosives Found Near Kansas Statehouse<br /> Missouri AG And Lawmakers Take On Second Injury Fund<br /> Voters’ Rights Group Wants Kobach’s Work Records<br /> Veteran Ballet Dancer Retires</p> Thu, 16 Feb 2012 13:38:11 +0000 Maria Carter 12627 at http://kcur.org