THIS WEEK: Friday, January 20, 2012 @ 7:30 pm
(Rebroadcast Sunday @ 11 am)
THE DECISION MAKERS: With the future of the KCMO School District now in the hands of Missouri lawmakers, we push aside our regular reporters to bring you the key lawmakers who will ultimately decide the district’s future.
MO Senate (D) Independence
MO Senate (R) Lee’s Summit
MO Senate, (D) Kansas City
MO House, (R) Liberty
IMMIGRATION: We’re joined by the Missouri Senator who has just introduced a measure that would require schools to verify the immigration status of all their students.
EVOLUTION: A Missouri State Representative wants “intelligent design” taught in public schools alongside evolution. We get the take of our lawmaker panel.
I-70 TOLL ROAD OR GRAVEL PARKING LOT: The head of MoDOT tells a Missouri legislative committee this week that I-70 will become a gravel parking lot within the next 20 years if lawmakers don’t approve turning the state’s busiest highway into a toll road.
NIXON: host Nick Haines gets his legislative guests to dissect the Governor’s State of the State address.