In the fourth episode of Missouri Legislative Update, lawmakers approve and send several measures to the governor for his signature. Also, the Senate and House of Representatives approve a $23.2 billion state operating budget before the constitutional deadline of Friday, May 6. Plus, we take a look at how a new addition to the Missouri River Bridge in Jefferson City was made possible by lawmakers and a family of special donors.
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.