Bob Dixon http://kcur.org en Too Late To Revise Missouri's Criminal Code? http://kcur.org/post/too-late-revise-missouris-criminal-code <p>A Missouri Senate committee has wrapped up nearly a full month of hearings into a bill that would revise the state’s criminal code.&nbsp; It would create a new class of felonies and misdemeanors, give judges more flexibility in sentencing, and modernize the language used in the criminal code.&nbsp;</p><p>The bill is sponsored by Senate Minority Floor Leader Jolie Justus.</p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 15:01:04 +0000 Marshall Griffin 34782 at http://kcur.org Too Late To Revise Missouri's Criminal Code? Missouri Senate More Open To Tax Credits http://kcur.org/post/missouri-senate-more-open-tax-credits <p>The Missouri Senate passed two sets of tax credit legislation.&nbsp; So far this year, the Senate may no longer be the place where tax credits go to die.</p><p> Fri, 01 Feb 2013 15:27:30 +0000 Marshall Griffin 31286 at http://kcur.org Missouri Senate More Open To Tax Credits Task Force Recommends Steps To Combat Child Sexual Abuse http://kcur.org/post/task-force-recommends-steps-combat-child-sexual-abuse <p>A task force has released its recommendations on combatting sexual abuse of children in Missouri.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 04 Jan 2013 15:31:49 +0000 Marshall Griffin 29935 at http://kcur.org Task Force Recommends Steps To Combat Child Sexual Abuse Lawmakers Seek Tax Credit & Lobbying Reforms http://kcur.org/post/lawmakers-seek-tax-credit-lobbying-reforms <p>Missouri lawmakers in both chambers are pre-filing bills for next year’s regular session.&nbsp; Much of the legislation pre-filed in the State Senate so far deals with tax credits.</p><p> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 16:11:29 +0000 Maria Carter 28493 at http://kcur.org Lawmakers Seek Tax Credit & Lobbying Reforms