Missouri Government News for Week of October 29, 2001
|.||Court upholds Mo. campaign contribution limits (11/02/01)|
|.||Gov. Holden activates National Guard to provide extra security at Callaway, University of Missouri-Columbia nuclear sites (11/01/01)|
|.||Director of the Department of Health Says Missouri is Prepared for Bioterrorism (11/01/01)|
|.||Missouri's Cold Weather Rule could soon undergo changes (10/31/01)|
Advocates of changing the rule want to allow more low-income households that are unable to pay their bills to get their primary heat source turned on in the winter months.
|.||Gov. Holden's executive order comes under committee heat (10/31/01)|
The hearing of the Senate Special Committee on Collective Bargaining Wednesday was again boycotted by Democrats.
|.||Things Run Smoothly While Secretary of State is Away (10/29/01)|
Jackson says Dan Ross has done a fine job running daily operations and communicates with Blunt on a regular basis regarding any major decisions or changes through e-mail or phone.
|.||PSC to See if an Emergency Rule Needs to be Added to Cold Weather Rule (10/30/01)|
Wednesday the Public Service Commission will consider adding an emergency rule to the Cold Weather Rule to help some of these Missouri households.
|.||Missouri State Manual will include pictures of veterans (10/29/01)|
Columbia resident George W. Parker will be pictured in the manual with his B-26 marauder from World War II.
Secretary of State Matt Blunt started the contest to emphasize this manual's theme: "Missouri's Patriotism -- Then and Now."
|.||MoDOT employees received prizes and wages for equipment-handling competitions (10/29/01)|
MoDOT refers to the practice as a safety training exercise, but it cost the state over $870,000 in wages and prizes for participants.