Thursday, January 18, 2018

The Missouri Senate Minute for Jan. 18: SB 567

Jefferson City — The Missouri Senate Seniors, Families and Children Committee sends a priority measure to the full Missouri Senate. Senate Bill 567 seeks to modify provisions relating to tax credits and funds for vulnerable populations. The measure could be brought up for discussion at any time. We’ve included actualities from bill sponsor, Sen. Mike Cunningham, R-Rogersville, and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

The Missouri Senate Minute for Jan. 17: SBs 611 and 617

Jefferson City — A Missouri Senate committee hears two proposals that would change the state tax code. The Missouri Senate Ways and Means Committee heard Senate Bills 611 and 617 yesterday (1/16). We’ve included actualities from Sen. Andrew Koenig, R-Manchester, and Sen. John Rizzo, D-Kansas City, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

Thi Date in Missouri Senate History: Jan. 17, 1857

Jefferson CityThis Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Jan. 17, 1857, the day Columbia Baptist Female College — now known as Stephens College — was first incorporated. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

The Missouri Senate Minute for Jan. 16: Priority Legislation

Jefferson City — Committee hearings continue in the third week of the 2018 legislative session. Most of the measures getting committee time are priorities for Missouri senators. We’ve included actualities from Missouri Senate Majority Floor Leader Mike Kehoe, R-Jefferson City, and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

Monday, January 15, 2018

The Missouri Senate Minute for Jan. 15: Priority Legislation

Jefferson City — Missouri senators are moving forward with getting priority measures onto the floor for debate. More than 300 individual Missouri Senate bills are making their way either into, or through, committees. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Mike Cunningham, R-Rogersville, and Missouri Senate Minority Floor Leader Gina Walsh, D-Bellefontaine Neighbors, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

Saturday, January 13, 2018

This Date in Missouri Senate History: Jan. 13, 1875

Jefferson CityThis Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Jan. 13, 1875, the day former Missouri Sen. Michael Kinney of St. Louis was born. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

Friday, January 12, 2018

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Jan. 12: Committee Hearings Begin


Jefferson CityThis Week in the Missouri Senate reviews:
 
·        Senate Bill 567, legislation that would modify provisions relating to tax credits and funds for vulnerable populations (Audio: Bill sponsor, Sen. Mike Cunningham, R-Rogersville, and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur);

·        Senate Bill 564, a measure that seeks to modify provisions relating to public utilities (Audio: Bill sponsor, Sen. Ed Emery, R-Lamar, and Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis);

·        Senate Bill 618, which seeks to modify provisions related to charter schools (Audio: Bill sponsor, Sen. Bill Eigel, R-Weldon Spring);

·        Senate Bill 875, legislation that seeks to require the reporting of firearms lost or stolen in the City of St. Louis (Audio: Bill sponsor, Sen. Nasheed);

·        The likelihood of transportation-funding legislation this year (Audio: Missouri Senate Majority Floor Leader Mike Kehoe, R-Jefferson City); and

·        Potential ethics reform legislation (Audio: Missouri Senate Minority Floor Leader Gina Walsh, D-Bellefontaine Neighbors).
 
This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.