March 10, 2004 04:41 PM
Missouri's governor signed a bill today that's designed to improve mental health care for children...But bill supporters say they're disappointed he signed the bill behind closed doors.
March 10, 2004 04:36 PM
Some Republican lawmakers are calling for a constitutional limit on the ability of lawmakers to spend tax dollars. KSMU's Missy Shelton reports.
March 10, 2004 04:34 PM
The Missouri House gave first round approval Wednesday to a bill that takes aim at mercury in vaccines. KSMU's Missy Shelton reports.
March 8, 2004 11:00 PM
David Caravella has the story about the Education Technology Center's Technology Expo on March 17th.
March 8, 2004 04:29 PM
As the weather begins to warm up, the potential for severe weather in Southwest Missouri increases. KSMU's Missy Shelton recently spoke with National Weather Service Meteorologist Doug Cramer about training classes being offered for people interested in storm spotting.
March 8, 2004 12:48 PM
Kay Murnan talks with Gary Johnson about projects and programs at the Parenting Life Skills Center in Springfield.
March 3, 2004 04:43 PM
About 200 people came to the capitol today to rally for gay rights and against a proposed constitutional ban on gay marriage.Missy Shelton reports.
March 3, 2004 04:31 PM
Another computer virus is making its way through E-mail systems in the area. Mike Smith has the story of the clever way in which users are tricked into opening Pandoras attachment.
March 2, 2004 04:45 PM
Lawmakers consider giving police officers the authority to pull drivers over for failing to wear a seat belt. Missy Shelton reports.
March 2, 2004 04:33 PM
The news from NASA that conditions on Mars could support life receives mixed reviews from experts in geology and religion. Mike Smith reports.
March 1, 2004 11:00 PM
Political Science Professor Dennis Hickey recently spoke to Congress about relations between China and Taiwan.
March 1, 2004 12:49 PM
Mark Biggs gets an update on the legislative session from Springfield Senator Norma Champion.
February 26, 2004 04:50 PM
A Missouri Supreme Court ruling handed down today allows all counties but four to begin issuing concealed weapons permits. KSMU's Missy Shelton reports.
February 26, 2004 04:47 PM
The Missouri Supreme Court ruled today that the concealed weapons law is constitutional. KSMU's Missy Shelton reports.
February 25, 2004 04:54 PM
The senate approved a bill that toughens the penalties for identity theft. KSMU's Missy Shelton reports.
February 25, 2004 04:52 PM
The senate gave first round approval to a bill that cracks down on billboards advertising strip joints and adult novelty stores. KSMU's Missy Shelton reports.
February 25, 2004 04:35 PM
While debate continues over weather or not a film about the trial and crucifixion of Jesus is anti semitic, differences of opinion about the movie exhisty between devout Christians. Mike Smith has this report .
February 24, 2004 04:58 PM
The same day President Bush endorsed amending the U.S. Constitution to include a same sex marriage ban, the senate gave first round approval to adding such a ban to the state constitution. KSMU's Missy Shelton reports.
February 24, 2004 04:56 PM
Candidates begin filing today for the August primary. As KSMU's Missy Shelton reports, the focus was on the democrats running for govenror.
February 23, 2004 11:00 PM
Connie Claybough is a Professor at Greenwood Laboratory School.
February 23, 2004 05:00 PM
One republican senator from Southwest Missouri has introduced two tax increases proposals. KSMU's Missy Shelton reports.
February 23, 2004 10:48 AM
Kay Murnan talks with State Representative Dr. Roy Holand about how constituents can contact elected officials.
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February 17, 2004 05:02 PM
The Missouri Senate gave first approval today to legislation designed to generate information on how well tax credit programs are working. KSMU's Missy Shelton reports.
February 16, 2004 11:00 PM
Monika Moskal is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography, Geology, and Planning at SMSU.
February 16, 2004 05:04 PM
About two thousand people filled the lawn of the capitol for an education rally. KSMU's Missy Shelton reports.