Friday, May 26, 2017

This Week in the Missouri Senate for May 26: Extraordinary Session

Jefferson CityThis Week in the Missouri Senate reviews the Extraordinary Session of the 99th General Assembly. Missouri senators sent House Bill 1 to the executive branch today. The measure seeks to authorize the Missouri Public Service Commission to approve a special rate for certain facilities. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Gary Romine, R-Farmington; Sen. Jason Holsman, D-Kansas City; bill handler, Sen. Doug Libla, R-Poplar Bluff; and Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

The Missouri Senate MInute for May 23: Extraordinary Session

Jefferson City — Missouri senators begin the Extraordinary Session of the 99th General Assembly. The session was called by the governor in order to secure a smelter and steel mill in southeast Missouri. By law, an extraordinary — or special — session can last up to 60 days. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Gary Romine, R-Farmington, and Sen. Jason Holsman, D-Kansas City, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

Monday, May 22, 2017

This Date in Missouri Senate History: May 22, 1899

Jefferson CityThis Date in Missouri Senate History reviews May 22, 1899, the last day of the Regular Session of the 40th General Assembly. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

Friday, May 19, 2017

This Week in the Missouri Senate for May 19: Session Review

Jefferson CityThis Week in the Missouri Senate reviews the First Regular Session of the 99th General Assembly from the perspective of two members of Missouri Senate leadership. The 2017 legislative session ended on May 12. We’ve included actualities from Missouri Senate President Pro Tem Ron Richard, R-Joplin, and Missouri Senate Minority Floor Leader Gina Walsh, D-Bellefontaine Neighbors, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

The Missouri Senate Minute for May 16: Session Review

Jefferson City — The First Regular Session of the 99th General Assembly comes to a close, which has some Missouri senators looking back at what worked and what didn’t. We’ve included actualities from Missouri Senate President Pro Tem Ron Richard, R-Joplin, and Missouri Senate Minority Floor Leader Gina Walsh, D-Bellefontaine Neighbors, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

Sunday, May 14, 2017

This Date in Missouri Senate History: May 14, 1932

Jefferson CityThis Date in Missouri Senate History reviews May 14, 1932, the day Missouri’s first female, African-American Missouri senator — Gwen Giles — was born. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.


Saturday, May 13, 2017

This Week in the Missouri Senate for May 12: Session Ends


Jefferson CityThis Week in the Missouri Senate reviews:

·    House Committee Bill 3, which seeks to modify provisions relating to funds for vulnerable senior citizens (Audio: Bill handler, Sen. Andrew Koenig, R-Manchester, and Sen. Shalonn “Kiki” Curls, D-Kansas City);

·    House Bill 151, legislation that would allow the Missouri Department of Revenue to issue Real ID-compliant driver's licenses and identification cards (Audio: Bill handler, Sen. Ryan Silvey, R-Kansas City, and Sen. Curls); and

·    House Bill 1194 and 1193, a measure that seeks to keep cities and counties from requiring a minimum wage that exceeds the state’s (Audio: Bill handler, Sen. Dan Hegeman, R-Cosby, and Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis).

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