Missouri Department of Revenue http://kcur.org en Audit Finds Mo. Document Scanning Policy Broke State Law http://kcur.org/post/audit-finds-mo-document-scanning-policy-broke-state-law <p>An audit released Monday finds that the Missouri Department of Revenue (DOR) broke state law with its now-defunct policy of scanning documents of driver's license and conceal-carry applicants.</p> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 12:30:15 +0000 Marshall Griffin 43382 at http://kcur.org Former Missouri DOR Director: No Steps Taken On Real ID http://kcur.org/post/former-missouri-dor-director-no-steps-taken-real-id <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The final day of hearings into the Department of Revenue's now-defunct policy of scanning and storing documents of driver's license applicants featured the agency's former director answering questions under oath.</span></p> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 16:49:28 +0000 Marshall Griffin 40830 at http://kcur.org Judge Quashes Subpoenas Served To Nixon Administration Over Document Scanning http://kcur.org/post/judge-quashes-subpoenas-served-nixon-administration-over-document-scanning <p>One day after a Missouri House committee issued subpoenas to several members of Democratic Governor Jay Nixon's administration, a Cole County judge has issued a preliminary order blocking the subpoenas.</p> Fri, 28 Jun 2013 13:42:21 +0000 Marshall Griffin 39286 at http://kcur.org Legislators Send Governor Nixon Bill Banning Document Scans http://kcur.org/post/legislators-send-governor-nixon-bill-banning-document-scans <p>A bill is on its way to Governor Jay Nixon that would forbid the Missouri Department of Revenue from scanning and storing source documents of driver’s license and non-driver’s license applicants.&nbsp;</p><p>Last month, Governor Nixon ordered the agency to cease scanning documents of conceal carry weapons applicants, but scanning for other license applicants continues.&nbsp;</p><p>The bill approved Wednesday was sponsored in the Senate by Republican Will Kraus of Lee’s Summit.&nbsp; He says he thinks the Nixon will sign the bill.</p> Thu, 16 May 2013 14:24:37 +0000 Marshall Griffin 36857 at http://kcur.org Legislators Send Governor Nixon Bill Banning Document Scans 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 Negotiators Approve Final Version Of Missouri Budget http://kcur.org/post/negotiators-approve-final-version-missouri-budget <p>Missouri House and Senate budget negotiators have crafted a final version of next year's state budget.</p><p>The nearly $25 billion spending plan includes a $66 million increase for K-12 schools, and a $25 million hike for state universities and community colleges.&nbsp; It still does not include the Medicaid expansion proposed by Democratic Governor Jay Nixon, which disappointed committee member and&nbsp;State Senator Kiki Curls, also a Democrat, from Kansas City.</p> Wed, 08 May 2013 16:28:33 +0000 Marshall Griffin 36385 at http://kcur.org Negotiators Approve Final Version Of Missouri Budget Jones: Attempt To Access CCW List Part Of House Investigation http://kcur.org/post/jones-attempt-access-ccw-list-part-house-investigation <p></p><p>Republican&nbsp;<a href="http://house.mo.gov/member.aspx?district=110">House Speaker Tim Jones</a>&nbsp;has formed a committee he says will thoroughly investigate the&nbsp;<a href="http://dor.mo.gov/">Department of Revenue's</a>&nbsp;scanning of source documents for driver's license and conceal carry applicants, and the release of the state's conceal carry weapons (CCW)&nbsp;holder list to the federal government.</p> Tue, 07 May 2013 14:37:23 +0000 Marshall Griffin 36305 at http://kcur.org Jones: Attempt To Access CCW List Part Of House Investigation 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 Missouri House Passes Another Bill To Reform Gun Laws http://kcur.org/post/missouri-house-passes-another-bill-reform-gun-laws <p></p><p>The&nbsp;<a href="http://house.mo.gov/">Missouri House</a>&nbsp;has passed another bill that would expand the rights of gun owners and reduce the role of the state Department of Revenue.</p> Wed, 01 May 2013 14:39:07 +0000 Marshall Griffin 36001 at http://kcur.org Missouri House Passes Another Bill To Reform Gun Laws Missouri House Endorses Transferring Conceal Carry Process to Sheriffs http://kcur.org/post/missouri-house-endorses-transferring-conceal-carry-process-sheriffs <p>The Missouri House has given first-round approval to legislation that would overhaul the state’s conceal carry process.&nbsp;</p><p>The bill would eliminate conceal carry endorsements in favor of conceal carry permits, which would be issued by county Sheriff’s offices instead of the Department of Revenue.&nbsp;</p><p>It’s sponsored by GOP House Member Rick Brattin of Cass County.</p> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 14:40:39 +0000 Marshall Griffin 35609 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 Ads Question Nixon Administration Record Controversy http://kcur.org/post/ads-question-nixon-administration-record-controversy <p>As the controversy over scanned documents and other personal information continues in Jefferson City, television viewers might get the impression a statewide election is imminent, though it is not.</p><p>The ads begin with an on-screen question: “Is Jay Nixon's administration breaking the law?”</p><p>The commercials proceed, like some campaign ads, but the campaign for governor was last November.</p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/8bfBa4bh3N0" width="560"></iframe></p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 15:30:48 +0000 Steve Bell 34995 at http://kcur.org Ads Question Nixon Administration Record Controversy 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 Missouri House Targets Department Of Revenue For Cuts http://kcur.org/post/missouri-house-targets-department-revenue-cuts <p>The <a href="http://dor.mo.gov/">Department of Revenue</a> was targeted during Tuesday’s budget debates in the Missouri House over its practice of scanning documents for driver’s license and conceal-carry applications.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 27 Mar 2013 14:32:53 +0000 Marshall Griffin 34147 at http://kcur.org Missouri House Targets Department Of Revenue For Cuts Mo. Dept. Of Revenue: 'We're Not Sending Copies Of Citizens Documents To DC' http://kcur.org/post/mo-dept-revenue-were-not-sending-copies-citizens-documents-dc-0 <p>The head of the <a href="http://dor.mo.gov/">Missouri Department of Revenue</a> says his agency is&nbsp;not forwarding electronic copies of documents from Missouri citizens to the federal government. Tue, 12 Mar 2013 14:05:05 +0000 Marshall Griffin 33337 at http://kcur.org Mo. Dept. Of Revenue: 'We're Not Sending Copies Of Citizens Documents To DC'