This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews bills that have been passed and debated by Missouri senators, including:
- Senate Joint Resolution 2, which would require — upon voter approval — citizens to present a valid, government-issued photo identification card before voting (Audio: Sen. Bill Stouffer, R-Napton, and Senate Minority Floor Leader Victor Callahan, D-Independence);
- Senate Bill 3, the companion voter ID measure to SJR 2 (Audio: Sen. Robin Wright-Jones, D-St. Louis);
- Senate Bill 19, a measure that would freeze and ultimately phase out the corporate franchise tax over a five-year period (Audio: Sen. Eric Schmitt, R-Glendale);
- Senate Bill 243, which would allow school districts and other entities to share resources (Audio: Sen. Jane Cunningham, R-Chesterfield, and Sen. Ryan McKenna, D-Crystal City);
- Senate Bill 289, which would prohibit smoking or tobacco use in state-controlled correctional centers, and Senate Bill 212, which would require MoDOT to establish and maintain uniform yellow light change intervals for traffic lights and other traffic-control devices (Audio: Sen. Jim Lembke, R-St. Louis); and
- Senate Bill 22, which would require newly constructed state buildings to meet certain green building standards (Audio: Sen. Wright-Jones and Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal, D-St. Louis).
This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.
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