JEFFERSON CITY — In early June, the bills that make up Missouri’s $23.2 billion operating budget for Fiscal Year 2012 received the governor’s signature.Appropriations for many of the state’s programs and departments include funding for elementary and secondary education, higher education, highways and transportation, social services and agriculture.Legislation relating to health care providers, fine arts education and taxes received the governor’s approval.
Jefferson City — The full Missouri Senate could begin
discussing the Fiscal Year 2018 state operating budget this week. The Missouri Senate Appropriations Committee
spent most of last week going through the 13 bills that comprise the state’s
spending plan for the upcoming fiscal year. We’ve included actualities from committee
chair, Sen. Dan Brown, R-Rolla, and committee member, Sen. Shalonn “Kiki”
Curls, D-Kansas City, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications
Officer Dean Morgan.
Jefferson City — A Missouri Senate committee spends several
hours hearing testimony on Senate
Bill 564. The measure seeks to modify provisions relating to public
utilities. The committee hearing was held yesterday afternoon (1/10). We’ve
included actualities from bill sponsor, Sen. Ed Emery, R-Lamar, and committee
member, Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis, in this feature report narrated by
Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.
Jefferson City — Missouri senators amend and return to the
Missouri House of Representatives House
Bill 151, legislation that would allow the Missouri
Department of Revenue to issue Real ID-compliant driver's
licenses and identification cards. Session will conclude at 6 p.m. this coming
Friday. We’ve included actualities from bill handler, Sen. Ryan Silvey,
R-Kansas City, and Sen. Shalonn “Kiki” Curls, D-Kansas City, in this feature
report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.