Missouri Government News for Week of December 3, 2001
|.||Governor's Office to announce future budget withholdings (12/06/01)|
|.||Commissioner of Education Encourages Missouri Teachers to Observe Pearl Harbor Anniversary (12/06/01)|
|.||Missouri State Troopers Association is asking for a pay raise to remian competitive with other law enforcement agencies in the state (12/06/01)|
|.||The Senate Insurance Committee chairman says shrinking competition of health insurance companies is contributing to rising health costs (12/5/01)|
|.||Assault against flag burning may be legally protected (12/05/01)|
Although the bill was filed last year, lawmakers stated that it may stand a greater chance of being signed into law because of the events of Sept. 11.
|.||A panel for businesswomen in Missouri held at the Captiol (12/05/01)|
|.||Senator Singleton. R-Seneca, says he wants to eliminate the statute of limitations on rape cases. (12/05/01)|
Senator Marvin Singleton has a bill to introduce in January that will remove the statute so that older rape and sodomy cases can be prosecuted.
|.||Organized labor gets a split vote from state workers. (12/04/01)|
Probation and parole officers voted to form a union. But a in a separate vote by workers in the divisions of Workforce Development and Employment Security, state workers rejected unionization.
The two votes were the first since Gov. Bob Holden's executive order giving unions the right to seek fees from non-union state workers.
|.||Federal Government Threatens to Take Away Missouri's Money for Medicaid (12/04/01)|
|.||KC Senator Hopes to Help Kansas City in St. Louis Stadium Deal (12/04/01)|
|.||A rally at the Capitol for the Equal Rights Amendment (12/03/01)|