Sue Allen http://kcur.org en Mo. Lawmakers Criticize Social Worker Voter Registration Efforts http://kcur.org/post/mo-lawmakers-criticize-social-worker-voter-registration-efforts <p>The&nbsp;<a href="http://dss.mo.gov/">Missouri Department of Social Services (DSS)&nbsp;</a>has again come under the microscope of an interim legislative committee looking into whether state agencies are operating efficiently.</p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 12:19:14 +0000 Marshall Griffin 42635 at http://kcur.org New Missouri House Committee Will Look At Department Of Social Services http://kcur.org/post/new-missouri-house-committee-will-look-department-social-services <p>Missouri House Speaker Tim Jones, a Republican from Eureka, has created another interim committee, this time to examine how well state agencies respond to citizens who use their services.</p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 13:36:53 +0000 Marshall Griffin 38501 at http://kcur.org Advocates Deliver Letters Supporting Medicaid Expansion http://kcur.org/post/advocates-deliver-letters-supporting-medicaid-expansion <p>A group of advocates for Medicaid expansion delivered 1,500 letters to the head of one of the House subcommittees working on Missouri’s budget for next year.&nbsp;</p><p>John Bennett is a retired Disciples of Christ minister from Jefferson City.&nbsp; He gave the letters to Republican Sue Allen, who chairs the House Appropriations Committee on Health, Mental Health, and Social Services.&nbsp;</p><p>Allen says she appreciates their efforts.</p> Fri, 01 Feb 2013 15:32:46 +0000 Marshall Griffin 31287 at http://kcur.org Advocates Deliver Letters Supporting Medicaid Expansion Awarding Process For State Contracts Under Scrutiny http://kcur.org/post/awarding-process-state-contracts-under-scrutiny <p>A new temporary committee has been created in the Missouri House to examine how the Governor&rsquo;s Office of Administration awards government contracts.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 14 Jun 2012 22:12:27 +0000 Marshall Griffin 19399 at http://kcur.org