Friday, April 22, 2011

This Week in the Missouri Senate for April 22, 2011: Budget

This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews actions taken on Missouri’s Fiscal Year 2012 budget, and other measures debated on the Senate floor, including:

  • House Bill 2, which funds the State Board of Education and the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (Audio: Sen. Kurt Schaefer, R-Columbia);
  • House Bill 3, which appropriates money for the Department of Higher Education (Audio: Sen. Schaefer);
  • House Bill 4, which funds the Missouri Department of Transportation (Audio: Sen. Robin Wright-Jones, D-St. Louis);
  • House Bill 14 and House Bill 15, which are the supplemental budget bills for the current fiscal year (Audio: Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal, D-University City);
  • A proposal to build a second nuclear power plant in Missouri (Audio: Sen. Ryan McKenna, D-Crystal City); and
  • Senate Joint Resolution 12, which would, if approved by voters, increase term limits for members of the Missouri General Assembly from eight to 16 years in each chamber (Audio: Sen. Timothy P. Green, D-Spanish Lake).

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

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