Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews the latest legislation discussed by senators, including:
- Senate Bills 1 and 197, which would bar employers from requiring employees to engage in — or cease engaging in — certain labor practices (Audio: Sen. Luann Ridgeway, R-Smithville, and Sen. Ryan McKenna, D-Crystal City);
- Senate Bills 18 and 19, which would cap the state’s corporate franchise tax and then phase it out over a five-year period (Audio: Sen. Eric Schmitt, R-Glendale, and Sen. Timothy Green, D-Spanish Lake);
- Senate Bill 33, which would repeal a provision of law which requires the Missouri Department of Transportation to submit to binding arbitration in negligence actions (Audio: Sen. Bill Stouffer, R-Napton, and Senate Minority Floor Leader Victor Callahan, D-Independence);
- Senator Kurt Schaefer, R-Columbia, discusses federal education funding that could be used in the state’s Fiscal Year 2012 budget; and
- Senate Joint Resolution 13, which would change the requirements for referendums and initiative petitions before placement on ballots (Audio: Sen. Jolie Justus, D-Kansas City).
This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.
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