03/10/14 02:35 PM
Koster JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) – Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster announced multiple lawsuits on Thursday against eight telemarketers for allegedly violating Missouri’s No Call and Telemarketing laws. Koster also announced multiple recent settlements and...
By Associated Press | 03/08/14 05:20 PM
A recent decline in Missouri's casino revenues has created funding shortfalls for public schools and state-run veterans' nursing homes, raising questions among lawmakers about the extent to which the state can continue to rely on gambling to fund some key programs.
03/06/14 03:29 PM
Koster JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) – Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster filed lawsuits on Tuesday against three home remodeling companies for allegedly taking upfront payments from consumers without finishing the work as promised. JD Global LLC and Jeremiah Osterhoff, the...
03/03/14 05:24 PM
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — Last week, U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill introduced her own piece of legislation aimed at combating so-called “patent trolls.” McCaskill McCaskill, D-Mo., introduced the bill, the Transparency in Assertion of Patents Act, Thursday. The senior senator...
02/27/14 07:00 PM
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri senators passed legislation Thursday proposing a truce with Kansas in the intense tax-break battle for businesses in the Kansas City area. The two states have together waived hundreds of millions of dollars of tax revenues in recent years by offering...
By Ashe Schow | 02/27/14 05:04 PM
States are starting to get the memo that the Environmental Protection Agency's new coal regulations will increase electricity prices - and they're not happy. The Buffalo Reflex (subscription required), a local paper in Missouri, published a story saying that electricity costs could double...
By Jordan Shapiro | 02/26/14 09:14 AM
Missouri House panel members from both parties agreed Tuesday that the state needs to update its ethics laws, but were divided on how to do it and how far an overhaul should go.
By Associated Press | 02/22/14 10:29 AM
Missouri would get 24,000 new jobs if the state expands eligibility for its Medicaid program, said a report released Friday, but the analysis is unlikely to sway the reluctant Republican-led Legislature.
By Associated Press | 02/18/14 09:06 AM
Measures to impose additional requirements on people who aid consumers with purchasing health insurance are making their way through the Missouri Legislature, representing the state's latest attempt to fight the federal health care law.
01/30/14 09:24 AM
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri women would have to wait 72 hours to have an abortion after initially seeing a doctor under legislation endorsed by a state House committee. The bill endorsed by the House Health Care Policy Committee on Wednesday would align Missouri with Utah and South...
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