Friday, September 22, 2017

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Sept. 22: Work Group

Jefferson CityThis Week in the Missouri Senate reviews the Missouri Senate-House work group assigned to look at a funding solution for in-home care for approximately 8,000 Missourians. We’ve included actualities from work group co-chair, Sen. Mike Cunningham, R-Rogersville, and Sen. Shalonn “Kiki” Curls, D-Kansas City, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

The Missouri Senate Minute for Sept. 19: Work Group

Jefferson City — A Missouri senator will co-chair a work group aimed at finding solutions to in-home care that could be lost to some 8,000 Missourians, since lawmakers were unsuccessful in overriding the veto of House Committee Bill 3. The work group has been given a three-week deadline. We’ve included actualities from work group co-chair, Sen. Mike Cunningham, R-Rogersville, and Sen. Shalonn “Kiki” Curls, D-Kansas City, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

Monday, September 18, 2017

This Date in Missouri Senate History: Sept. 18, 1820

Jefferson CityThis Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Sept. 18, 1820, the beginning of the First Regular Session of the First General Assembly’s first meeting in St. Louis. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.


Friday, September 15, 2017

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Sept. 15: Veto Session


Jefferson CityThis Week in the Missouri Senate reviews:
 
·    Joint Committee on Education (Audio: Committee vice-chair, Sen. Gary Romine, R-Farmington, and committee member, Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis);

·    Joint Committee on the Justice System (Audio: Committee members, Sen. David Sater, R-Cassville, and Sen. Scott Sifton, D-Affton);

·    Joint Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect, all of which met this week;

·    Missouri senators’ role in Wednesday’s annual veto session; and

·    Swearing in of a new Missouri senator.
 
This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

The Missouri Senate Minute for Sept. 12: Veto Session Preview

Jefferson City — When Missouri senators return to Jefferson City for this week’s annual veto session, several Missourians will be watching House Committee Bill 3, legislation that focused on funding for vulnerable senior citizens. The measure is one of five that saw a veto. Veto session will start tomorrow (9/13) at noon. We’ve included actualities from Missouri Senate Majority Floor Leader Mike Kehoe, R-Jefferson City, and Missouri Senate Minority Floor Leader Gina Walsh, D-Bellefontaine Neighbors, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.


This Date in Missouri Senate: Sept. 12, 1961

Jefferson CityThis Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Sept. 12, 1961, the day former Gov. — and Missouri Sen. — Phil Donnelly passed away. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

Friday, September 08, 2017

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Sept. 8: SB 52

Jefferson CityThis Week in the Missouri Senate reviews Senate Bill 52, legislation that creates several provisions relating to suicide awareness and prevention. In addition, lawmakers are starting to look ahead to the next legislative session. We’ve included actualities from bill sponsor, Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis, and Missouri Senate President Pro Tem Ron Richard, R-Joplin, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.