Absentee Voting

Audio: Missouri House committee considers proposed changes to absentee voting

Two bills heard in House committee on Wednesday would modify absentee voting in Missouri in two pretty different ways. One bill would change the absentee voting application process by requiring photo identification for mail-in ballot requests. Bill sponsor Rep. Dan Stacy, a Republican from western Missouri’s Blue Springs, said the bill would strengthen the integrity […]

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KCP&L customers to see increase in monthly bill

The Missouri Public Service Commission reports Kansas City Power and Light-Greater Missouri Operations Company will adjust the fuel adjustment charge on the monthly bills of its electric customers effective tomorrow (Friday). A residential customer using 1,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity per month will see the charge increase to about $4.92 per month which is an increase […]

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GEC Community Foundation awards grants to area schools

The GEC Community Foundation, Incorporated Trustees have awarded 11 grants totaling $4,181. Education grants awarded to area school districts included North Harrison of Eagleville, Cainsville R-1, Princeton R-5, South Harrison of Bethany, North Mercer R-3 of Mercer, Pleasant View R-6 of Trenton, Spickard R-2, Pattonsburg R-2, and Gilman City R-4. The grants were funded by […]

Drugs

Audio: Representative Vicky Hartzler wants Missouri to institute drug monitoring program

U.S. Representative Vicky Hartzler wants Missouri to join the rest of the country in instituting a statewide prescription drug monitoring program. Hartzler met with Boone County Hospital officials Tuesday to discuss the opioid epidemic.     Boone County and about half of Missouri’s counties currently participate in a monitoring program established by Saint Louis County […]

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Seventh District State Representative Rusty Black on Bills passed in the General Assembly

Seventh District State Representative Rusty Black of Chillicothe reports the 100th General Assembly passed three Bills in the past week. Black reports one Bill related to ethics and prohibits lobbyist gifts to local government officials, superintendents, school board members, members of governing bodies of charter schools, and their staff. It prevents a “revolving door” by […]

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Customers of KCP&L to see reduction In electric rates

The Missouri Public Service Commission has approved applications filed by Kansas City Power and Light Company and its Greater Missouri Operations Company to adjust the demand side investment mechanism charge on customer bills. The charge appears as a separate line item on bills and allows KCP&L and GMO to recover demand-side management program costs and […]