Friday, September 28, 2012

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Sept. 28, 2012: Joint Committee on Education

This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews a meeting held by the Joint Committee on Education. The panel is discussing future funding options for higher education in Missouri and plans more hearings throughout the remainder of the year. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Joseph Keaveny, D-St. Louis, and Sen. Jane Cunningham, R-Chesterfield, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

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You can download the following radio report in .mp3 format by visiting the This Week in the Missouri Senate website. The report also is available as a podcast. Right click on the “subscribe” button and choose “copy shortcut,” then paste that link into your podcast player’s website.

Capitol Dialogue for September 2012: Retiring Senators

Host Bob Priddy from Missourinet, along with two state senators, appear on the September edition of Capitol Dialogue to discuss their retirement from the Legislature and term limits. Senator Bill Stouffer, R-Napton, has served in the Missouri Senate for eight years; Sen. Timothy Green, D-Spanish Lake, is concluding 24 years in the Missouri General Assembly, eight of which were in the upper chamber. Both senators will retire this year due to term limits.

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Missouri Senate Capitol Briefing for September 2012

JEFFERSON CITY - Lawmakers returned to Jefferson City for the Legislature’s annual veto session on Wednesday, Sept. 12. The session—constitutionally limited to 10 days—provides legislators an opportunity to override the governor’s veto of most measures passed during the regular legislative session.


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Tuesday, September 25, 2012

The Senate Minute for Sept. 25, 2012: Committee Hearings

The Joint Committee on Education, the Joint Interim Committee on the Missouri Criminal Code, the Joint Interim Committee on Transportation Needs and the Joint Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect are all meeting this week, either at the Capitol or other locations throughout Missouri. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Brian Munzlinger, R-Williamstown, and Sen. Joseph Keaveny, D-St. Louis, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

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You can download the following radio report in .mp3 format by clicking the following link: Senate Minute. The report also is available as a podcast. Right click on the “subscribe” button and choose “copy shortcut,” then paste that link into your podcast player.

Monday, September 24, 2012

Joint Committees Hold Meetings This Week at State Capitol

JEFFERSON CITY - Two joint legislative committees are scheduled to meet this week at the State Capitol to discuss two different topics designed to address the same issue: public safety. 

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Thursday, September 20, 2012

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Sept. 20, 2012: Health Care

This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews last week’s legislative veto override of Senate Bill 749, which will provide protection for religious beliefs as to the imposition of certain health care services such as abortion, contraception or sterilization. During the regular session, lawmakers passed Senate Bill 464, which will appear on the November ballot as Proposition E. The measure addresses the establishment of health care exchanges, which are a part of the federal Affordable Care Act. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Scott T. Rupp, R-Wentzville, and Sen. Jolie Justus, D-Kansas City, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

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You can download the following radio report in .mp3 format by visiting the This Week in the Missouri Senate website. The report also is available as a podcast. Right click on the “subscribe” button and choose “copy shortcut,” then paste that link into your podcast player’s website.

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

The Senate Minute for Sept. 18, 2012: Health Care

On the heels of overriding the governor’s veto of Senate Bill 749, some Missouri senators are looking ahead to another aspect of health care, covered in Senate Bill 464. This will be on the November ballot as Proposition E. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Scott T. Rupp, R-Wentzville, and Sen. Jolie Justus, D-Kansas City, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

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You can download the following radio report in .mp3 format by clicking the following link: Senate Minute. The report also is available as a podcast. Right click on the “subscribe” button and choose “copy shortcut,” then paste that link into your podcast player.

Thursday, September 13, 2012

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Sept. 13, 2012: Veto Session

This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews:

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

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Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Daily Audio/Video Clips from the Missouri Senate

Streaming and broadcast quality audio and video clips feature the Senate's veto override of Senate Bill 749, a measure that provides protection for religious beliefs as to the imposition of certain health care services such as abortion, contraception or sterilization.
 

Missouri Senate Convenes for Annual Veto Session

JEFFERSON CITY - Senators returned to Jefferson City today (9-12) to take part in the General Assembly’s annual veto session, which started at noon. This year, lawmakers have the option to consider overriding 13 of the 14 bills passed by the Legislature during the 2012 regular session that were vetoed by the governor.

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Tuesday, September 11, 2012

The Senate Minute for Sept. 11, 2012: Veto Session

Of the measures vetoed by the governor this year, Missouri senators plan to focus mainly on Senate Bill 749, which would have provided protection for religious beliefs as to the imposition of certain health care services such as abortion, contraception or sterilization; and House Bill 1329, which would have changed the laws regarding motor vehicles. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Jolie Justus, D-Kansas City, and Sen. Mike Kehoe, R-Jefferson City, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

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You can download the following radio report in .mp3 format by clicking the following link: Senate Minute. The report also is available as a podcast. Right click on the “subscribe” button and choose “copy shortcut,” then paste that link into your podcast player.

Monday, September 10, 2012

Several Committees Scheduled During Week of Veto Session

JEFFERSON CITY - The General Assembly’s annual veto session provides a time for lawmakers to gather and consider bills vetoed by the governor during the previous regular legislative session. Legislators also use this time during veto session to meet in Jefferson City and discuss various topics in legislative committees.

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Friday, September 07, 2012

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Sept. 7, 2012: Toll Roads

This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews renewed discussion on Missouri’s transportation future. Senate Bill 752 was introduced during this year’s regular legislative session as a way to begin debate relating to paying for transportation needs in the Show-Me State. We’ve included actualities from Senate Transportation Committee members Sen. Mike Kehoe, R-Jefferson City, and Sen. Robin Wright-Jones, D-St. Louis, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

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You can download the following radio report in .mp3 format by visiting the This Week in the Missouri Senate website. The report also is available as a podcast. Right click on the “subscribe” button and choose “copy shortcut,” then paste that link into your podcast player’s website.

Tuesday, September 04, 2012

The Senate Minute for Sept. 4, 2012: Toll Roads

During the Second Regular Session of the 96th General Assembly, Senate Bill 752 was introduced as a way to start discussions on how to pay for future road projects in Missouri. Transportation may become a higher priority next year. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Mike Kehoe, R-Jefferson City, and Sen. Robin Wright-Jones, D-St. Louis, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

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You can download the following radio report in .mp3 format by clicking the following link: Senate Minute. The report also is available as a podcast. Right click on the “subscribe” button and choose “copy shortcut,” then paste that link into your podcast player.