This month on Missouri Legislative Update, we highlight several proposed bills as they travel through the General Assembly, including measures relating to dog breeding, human rights, minimum wage, abortion and employee unions. We also highlight work done by lawmakers during the first half of the First Regular Session of the 96th General Assembly. Also, we introduce Missouri’s newest state senator and take a look at session through the eyes of freshman representatives.
Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews June 12, 1861, the day then-Missouri Gov. Claiborne Fox Jackson issued a war proclamation. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.