The Republican-led Senate voted down a Democratic attempt to insert $890 million of federal funds into Missouri’s budget to expand Medicaid.
Since January, KMOX has been requesting the 2012 hospital infection data from the Missouri Department of Health.
“We’re not even at the half in the legislative session…we’ve got plenty of time,” Nixon responded, using one of his frequent sports analogies.
The revelation validates the concerns of many Republican state legislators who have warned of the “gun list” for a month.
Two Missouri men’s prisons and two women’s prisons would be selected for the program’s trial.
The bill would allow mothers to discreetly breast-feed in public places and excuse nursing mothers from jury duty.
The panel is also scheduled to consider the budget for the state Revenue Department, despite recent tensions surrounding the department.
The measure, which was sent to the House by a 24-9 Senate vote, was touted by its sponsor as a way to protect the rights of business owners.
Sen. Kurt Schaefer, R-Columbia, said the department has been violating state privacy laws by sharing Missourians’ personal information.
A proposal would allow those communities to keep ticket revenue to cover just 20 percent of their operating budget.