KSMU News http://ksmu.org/articles/capitol%20news en As Controversy Heats Up Over Federal Riverways Plan, Lawmakers Eye a Bill That Would Return Land to Missouri http://ksmu.org/article/controversy-heats-over-federal-riverways-plan-lawmakers-eye-bill-would-return-land-mi-82197 <p>There&rsquo;s a controversy brewing in the central Ozarks region between locals and the federal government.&nbsp; The two have been at odds many times before, but this time, it&rsquo;s gone a step further. KSMU&rsquo;s Jennifer Davidson reports in the first half of our two-part series on the new management plan for the Ozark National Scenic Riverways.</p> <p><a href="http://ksmu.org/article/controversy-heats-over-federal-riverways-plan-lawmakers-eye-bill-would-return-land-mi-82197" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Capitol News Arts and Entertainment Business Culture Diversions Economy Education Election Environment Interviews Local History Ozarks Culture People and Places Missouri Jennifer Davidson no Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:34:01 +0000 Jennifer Davidson 82197 at http://ksmu.org Medicaid Expansion Stalled — But Not Dead — In Missouri Legislature http://ksmu.org/article/medicaid-expansion-stalled-not-dead-missouri-legislature-82081 <p>Supporters of Medicaid expansion in Missouri continue to work toward swaying opponents in the General Assembly over to their side. Marshall Griffin takes a closer look.</p> <p><a href="http://ksmu.org/article/medicaid-expansion-stalled-not-dead-missouri-legislature-82081" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Capitol News Medicaid Business Economy Education Health Politics Person Party 111th United States Congress Federal assistance in the United States Hospitality Marshall Griffin no Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:30:02 +0000 Marshall Griffin 82081 at http://ksmu.org Faith Community Rallies in Springfield for Medicaid Expansion http://ksmu.org/article/faith-community-rallies-springfield-medicaid-expansion-81758 <p>With the theme of human dignity and moral leadership, a Thursday night rally by Springfield Faith Voices aimed to convince the Missouri Legislature to expand Medicaid. KSMU&rsquo;s Scott Harvey was there and has this report.</p> <p><a href="http://ksmu.org/article/faith-community-rallies-springfield-medicaid-expansion-81758" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Capitol News Business Economy Health Politics Religion Person Party Federal assistance in the United States Religion Scott Harvey no Fri, 11 Apr 2014 04:26:37 +0000 Scott Harvey 81758 at http://ksmu.org Right To Work Gets 1st-Round Approval In Mo. House, But Doesn't Have Enough Votes To Move To Senate http://ksmu.org/article/right-work-gets-1st-round-approval-mo-house-doesnt-have-enough-votes-move-senate-81686 <p>Right to work legislation in the Missouri House hit a snag Wednesday. Marshall Griffin has details.</p> <p><a href="http://ksmu.org/article/right-work-gets-1st-round-approval-mo-house-doesnt-have-enough-votes-move-senate-81686" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Capitol News Business Economy Politics Person Party Eric Burlison Republican Party Marshall Griffin no Thu, 10 Apr 2014 12:42:37 +0000 Marshall Griffin 81686 at http://ksmu.org House Endorses Transportation Tax Vote http://ksmu.org/article/house-endorses-transportation-tax-vote-81562 <p>Legislation that would let voters decide if they want to create a temporary one-cent transportation sales tax has received first-round approval in the Missouri House.&nbsp; Marshall Griffin has details.</p> <p><a href="http://ksmu.org/article/house-endorses-transportation-tax-vote-81562" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Capitol News Economy Election Politics Person Party Tax Marshall Griffin no Tue, 08 Apr 2014 22:37:29 +0000 Marshall Griffin 81562 at http://ksmu.org