• Administrative Rules Procedure 

    Valentine, David C. (University of Missouri - Columbia Institute of Public Policy, 2004-11)
    State agencies are required to promulgate as rules any “statement of general applicability that implements, interprets, or prescribes law or policy that describes the organization, procedure or practice requirements of any ...
  • Administrative Rules Procedure 2004 

    Valentine, David C. (University of Missouri - Columbia Institute of Public Policy, 2004-11)
    State agencies are required to promulgate as rules any “statement of general applicability that implements, interprets, or prescribes law or policy that describes the organization, procedure or practice requirements of any ...
  • Citizens' Commission on Compensation for Elected Officials 

    Valentine, David C. (University of Missouri - Columbia Institute of Public Policy, 2008-02)
    For most of Missouri's history, salaries for legislators, judges and statewide elected officials were set by statute but legislators have had difficulty increasing that compensation and many legislators have found it ...
  • Constitutional Amendments, Statutory Revision and Referenda Submitted to the Voters by the General Assembly or by Initiative Petition, 1910-2004 

    Valentine, David C. (University of Missouri - Columbia Institute of Public Policy, 2006-05)
    This report summarizes how proposals to revise the Missouri Constitution and Missouri laws are submitted to the voters for approval and provides information about all measures submitted to the voters since 1910.
  • Constitutional Amendments, Statutory Revision and Referenda Submitted to the Voters by the General Assembly or by Initiative Petition, 90-2008 

    Valentine, David C. (University of Missouri - Columbia Institute of Public Policy, 2008-12)
    This report summarizes how proposals to revise the Missouri Constitution and Missouri laws are submitted to the voters for approval and provides information about all measures submittedto the voters since 1910.
  • Economic Benefits of the Recycling Industry in Missouri 

    Ulmer, Ann; Valentine, David C. (University of Missouri - Columbia Institute of Public Policy, 2005-02)
    The recycling, remanufacturing, and reuse industry (RRR) plays an important role in Missouri by reducing the use of raw natural resources and by reducing energy consumption. Recycling activities also provide important ...
  • Effective Government: Reorganization of Executive Departments 

    Valentine, David C. (University of Missouri - Columbia Institute of Public Policy, 2004-11)
    Governments change over time in response to broad social and economic trends but the overall structure remains remarkably stable. The growth of government in the early 20th century reflects the perils of both stability ...
  • Evaluation of Recommended Sentencing Pilot Program 

    Valentine, David C.; Stokes, Shannon Daily (University of Missouri - Columbia Institute of Public Policy, 2005-06)
    Missouri's prison population rose significantly through the 1990s and early 2000s. When compared nationally, Missouri's sentencing laws resulted in longer prison terms and in the imprisonment of a greater proportion of ...
  • Governor's Appointment Power for Missouri Executive Departments 

    Valentine, David C. (University of Missouri - Columbia Institute of Public Policy, 2004-11)
    Missouri state government is not organized in the structured, top down mold so familiar in the corporate world. In fact, state government contains several different organizational structures with varying degrees of ...
  • Institutional Effects of Term Limits In Missouri1 

    Richardson, Lilliard E. Jr.; Valentine, David C.; Stokes, Shannon Daily (University of Missouri - Columbia Institute of Public Policy, 2004-11)
    Missouri adopted term limits in 1992 but the limits did not take full effect until 2003 in the House and will take full effect in the Senate in 2005. Missouri's limit is a lifetime limit of eight years in each chamber, for ...
  • Missouri's Budget Reserve Fund 

    Valentine, David C. (University of Missouri - Columbia Institute of Public Policy, 2004-10)
    The value of what has been called a “rainy day fund” was made obvious by several years of minimal revenue growth in the early 1980s. Without a reserve of this kind, the State had no sources of funds to help to cover ...
  • Missouri's Budget Reserve Fund 

    Valentine, David C. (University of Missouri - Columbia Institute of Public Policy, 2006-11)
    The value of what has been called a “rainy day fund” was made obvious by several years of minimal revenue growth in the early 1980s. Without a reserve of this kind, the State had no sources of funds to help to cover ...
  • Overview of State Government 

    Valentine, David C. (University of Missouri - Columbia Institute of Public Policy, 2006-11)
    General overview of the organization of Missouri state government prepared by David C. Valentine for the Missouri Legislative Academy.
  • Privatizing Functions of State Government 

    Richardson, Lilliard E. Jr.; Valentine, David C. (University of Missouri - Columbia Institute of Public Policy, 2005-03)
    Privatization of traditional governmental functions has been extensively discussed in the United States for more than two decades, and states have chosen a wide range of programs for privatization and selected a variety ...