Friday, October 20, 2017

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Oct. 20: Transportation


Jefferson CityThis Week in the Missouri Senate reviews:

·    This week’s hearing conducted by the 21st Century Missouri Transportation System Task Force, which was held in St. Louis. The panel is facing an end-of-year deadline for recommendations to the Missouri General Assembly (Audio: Task force co-chair, Sen. Dave Schatz, R-Sullivan, and member, Sen. Bill Eigel, R-Weldon Spring); and

·    House Bill 130, a new law that enacts provisions relating to transportation network companies (Audio: Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur).

This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

This Date in Missouri Senate History: Missouri Day

Jefferson CityThis Date in Missouri Senate History reviews “Missouri Day,” which was created by the Legislature on March 22, 1915. “Missouri Day” is always celebrated on the third Wednesday in October. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

The Missouri Senate Minute for Oct. 17: Transportation

Jefferson City — The 21st Century Missouri Transportation System Task Force holds its second hearing in just as many weeks. At the same time, some Missouri senators are still talking about a legislative transportation victory from earlier this year. We’ve included actualities from task force co-chair, Sen. Dave Schatz, R-Sullivan, and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

Friday, October 13, 2017

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Oct. 13: Transportation Committee

Jefferson CityThis Week in the Missouri Senate reviews ongoing work of the 21st Century Missouri Transportation System Task Force, which held another in a series of hearings this week. The panel expects to make final recommendations to the full Missouri General Assembly before Jan. 1, 2018. We’ve included actualities from task force member, Sen. Bill Eigel, R-Weldon Spring, and Missouri Senate Minority Floor Leader Gina Walsh, D-Bellefontaine Neighbors, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

The Missouri Senate Minute for Oct 10: Transportation Committee

Jefferson City — The 21st Century Missouri Transportation System Task Force plans to return to Jefferson City for its next hearing this week. The panel has been holding hearings all across Missouri since this summer. We’ve included actualities from committee member, Sen. Bill Eigel, R-Weldon Spring, and Missouri Senate Minority Floor Leader Gina Walsh, D-Bellefontaine Neighbors, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

Friday, October 06, 2017

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Oct. 6: SB 108, SB 111 and Work Group Update


Jefferson CityThis Week in the Missouri Senate reviews:

·    Senate Bill 108, legislation that grants re-employment rights to members of the military (Audio: Bill sponsor, Sen. Gary Romine, R-Farmington);

·    Senate Bill 111, a measure that modifies various provisions regarding bonds issued by a political subdivision, qualifications for candidates of public office, limited liability companies that own property in certain cities, public administrators and guardianships (Audio: Bill sponsor, Sen. Dan Hegeman, R-Cosby); and

·    Progress made by the Missouri Senate-House work group looking at ways to return in-home care to some 8,000 Missourians (Audio: Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur).
This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

Tuesday, October 03, 2017

The Missouri Senate Minute for Oct. 3: SB 108 and Work Group Update

Jefferson CitySenate Bill 108 grants re-employment rights to members of the military. The new law took effect on Aug. 28. In the meantime, the Missouri Senate-House work group tasked with finding a funding solution for approximately 8,000 Missourians who require in-home care reaches its three-week deadline. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Gary Romine, R-Farmington, and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.