Kurt Schaefer http://kcur.org en Liquor Franchise Legislation Stalls In Missouri Senate http://kcur.org/post/liquor-franchise-legislation-stalls-missouri-senate <p></p><p>Legislation to redefine the relationship between liquor distributors, wholesalers and retailers has stalled in the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/">Missouri Senate</a>.</p> Wed, 15 May 2013 15:05:32 +0000 Marshall Griffin 36793 at http://kcur.org Liquor Franchise Legislation Stalls In Missouri Senate Nixon Threatens Layoffs Over DMV Budget Squabble http://kcur.org/post/nixon-threatens-layoffs-over-dmv-budget-squabble <p></p><p>Missouri Governor Jay Nixon is threatening to lay off state workers unless Republican lawmakers fully fund the Missouri Department of Revenue's&nbsp;Motor Vehicles Division for a full fiscal year.</p> Thu, 09 May 2013 14:47:57 +0000 Marshall Griffin 36448 at http://kcur.org Nixon Threatens Layoffs Over DMV Budget Squabble Federal Investigator Testifies About Receiving Conceal Carry List http://kcur.org/post/federal-investigator-testifies-about-receiving-conceal-carry-list <p></p><p>The federal investigator who requested Missouri’s list of conceal carry weapons holders testified under oath Wednesday before a&nbsp;<a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/">State Senate</a>&nbsp;committee.</p> Thu, 02 May 2013 14:14:58 +0000 Marshall Griffin 36066 at http://kcur.org Federal Investigator Testifies About Receiving Conceal Carry List ATF Denies It Requested Missouri Conceal Carry List http://kcur.org/post/atf-denies-it-requested-missouri-conceal-carry-list <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>The federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms is denying claims that it took part in a joint request for Missouri’s list of conceal carry weapons holders.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 18 Apr 2013 14:23:21 +0000 Marshall Griffin 35295 at http://kcur.org Nixon: Scanning, Retaining Of Concealed Carry Documents To End http://kcur.org/post/nixon-scanning-retaining-concealed-carry-documents-end <p></p><p>The Missouri Department of Revenue will cease scanning source documents for conceal-carry weapons applicants, also known as CCW’s. &nbsp;This news comes a day after the resignation of now-former DOR Director Brian Long.</p> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 14:33:12 +0000 Marshall Griffin 35236 at http://kcur.org ATF And Social Security Requested Missouri's Conceal Carry Weapons List http://kcur.org/post/atf-and-social-security-requested-missouris-conceal-carry-weapons-list <p></p><p><a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/13info/members/mem19.htm">Missouri Senator Kurt Schaefer</a>&nbsp;(R, Columbia)&nbsp;says the<a href="http://dor.mo.gov/">&nbsp;Department of Revenue&nbsp;</a>(DOR)&nbsp;has continued to withhold information from his legislative committee about the list of conceal carry weapons (CCW)&nbsp;holders that the agency compiled for the federal government.</p> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 14:25:50 +0000 Marshall Griffin 35231 at http://kcur.org ATF And Social Security Requested Missouri's Conceal Carry Weapons List Mo. Senate Members Grill Public Safety Officials Over Release Of Citizen Conceal-Carry List http://kcur.org/post/mo-senate-members-grill-public-safety-officials-over-release-citizen-conceal-carry-list-0 <p>Budget writers in the Missouri Senate turned their attention Thursday to the Highway Patrol and the Department of Public Safety as they continue to question why the state’s list of conceal-carry weapons holders was given to the federal government.</p><p>Colonel Ron Replogle testified that the Patrol received a request for the list in November of 2011 from the Social Security Administration, which was conducting a fraud investigation.</p><p>“And our employees felt this was a legitimate criminal investigation, so therefore they released the information," Replogle said.</p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 15:14:47 +0000 Marshall Griffin 34993 at http://kcur.org Mo. Senate Members Grill Public Safety Officials Over Release Of Citizen Conceal-Carry List Missouri Senate Holds Up Revenue Department Budget http://kcur.org/post/missouri-senate-holds-revenue-department-budget <p>The Missouri Senate is threatening to delay passing the budget for the Department of Revenue over the state agency’s scanning of source documents for driver’s licenses, conceal-carry endorsements and other permits.&nbsp;</p><p>Earlier this week, the Senate Appropriations Committee issued a subpoena ordering Revenue officials to hand over all documentation related to the practice, in order to determine if the agency is sharing information with the federal government or a third-party entity.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 29 Mar 2013 15:24:10 +0000 Maria Carter 34290 at http://kcur.org Missouri Senate Holds Up Revenue Department Budget Airplane Questions Hold Up Nixon’s Pick http://kcur.org/post/airplane-questions-hold-nixon-s-pick <p>Missouri Governor Jay Nixon’s choice to head up his Office of Administration will have to wait a bit longer before permanently taking over.&nbsp;</p><p>Acting Director Doug Nelson’s confirmation is being delayed in the Missouri Senate after news broke that the State Highway Patrol spent more than $5.5 million dollars on a new airplane, which has been designated for use by Governor Jay Nixon and other statewide officials.&nbsp;</p><p>Republican Kurt Schaefer, who sponsored Nelson’s nomination, first wants to know who made</p> Fri, 25 Jan 2013 15:31:26 +0000 Marshall Griffin 30930 at http://kcur.org Airplane Questions Hold Up Nixon’s Pick