Friday, April 08, 2011

This Week in the Missouri Senate for April 8, 2011: Busy Week

This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews several bills that were debated by Missouri senators, including:

  • House Bill 163, which would modify laws relating to unemployment (Audio: Sen. Jim Lembke, R-St. Louis);
  • Senate Bill 390, which would authorize tax incentives to encourage foreign trade (Audio: Sen. Eric Schmitt, R-Glendale, and Sen. Robin Wright-Jones, D-St. Louis);
  • Senate Bill 202, which would require authorization for certain labor unions to withhold fees from paychecks or make political contributions (Audio: Sen. Jason Crowell, R-Cape Girardeau, and Sen. Timothy Green, D-Spanish Lake);
  • Senate Bill 394, which would modify human trafficking laws (Audio: Sen. Jack Goodman, R-Mount Vernon, and Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal, D-University City); and
  • Senate Bill 286, which would establish the Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Abuse of Children (Audio: Sen. Ryan McKenna, D-Crystal City).

This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

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