From Missouri Digital News: https://mdn.org
Stories by Chris DuPree include:
- 12/ 6/2001: Radio Story - Many commercial insurance companies in the state are mailing out nonrenewal and cancellation notices on policies that cover terrorism effective January first according to Missouri's Department of Insurance.
- 11/29/2001: Radio Story - Joe Driskill, Director of Missouri's Department of Economic Development made it official; Missouri is in a recession.
- 11/ 8/2001: Radio Story - The Missouri Senate Research Division has lost half its staff in the past two months in what some Democratic Senators have agreed is an "uncertain environment."
- 11/ 8/2001: Radio Story - The Missouri PTA and School Board Associations have the backing of the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education on a petition for a majority, not two-thirds, vote on bond issues for state schools.
- 10/18/2001: Radio Story - Homeland Security Advisor Tim Daniel says his job will be easier because of natural disaster coordination steps already in place.
- 10/ 4/2001: Radio Story - High lead levels found during testing in august prompted the Natural Resources Department to issue an oreder to clean up the Doe Run smeltering plant in Herculaneum.
- 9/27/2001: Radio Story - Missouri Governor bob Holden says he is still evaluating how to use the National Guard to protect the state's commercial airports.
- 9/20/2001: Radio Story - No-shows, no answers, and no progress were themes of a Senate committee hearing on collective bargaining.
- 9/13/2001: Radio Story - The phenomenom of "panic buying" came to rest at the gas pumps in the state this week as there was a mad dash to get the gas, preparing for a possible shortage of the supply in the wake of the terrorist attack in New York and Washington D.C.
- 9/13/2001: Radio Story - High Prices mean long lines, low supply, and "panic buying" mean trouble for consumers and gas retailers in the wake of the terrorist attack in New York and Washington D.C.
- 9/13/2001: Radio Story - Gas Prices soared at some pumps throughout Missouri, but no immediate supply shortage is seen in the near future as America recovers from terrorist acts.
- 9/ 6/2001: Radio Story - The Senate Health Committee reached a compromise and approved a bill very similar to the recommendations of the prescription drug task force.
- 8/30/2001: Radio Story - Governor Holden established tax cuts of up to $185 million to help balance the Missouri budget. Cuts include funds witheld from state agency budgets, higer-education, and administrative expenses without the possibility of state employee layoffs. Governor Holden will also use $25 million from the state's tobacco settlement to ease the tight budget.
- 8/23/2001: Radio Story - Tax credit elimination may help Gov. Holden to balance the budget, but it also may convince new businesses to look at Missouri as a new home.