Thursday, October 31, 2013

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Oct. 31, 2013: Education Spending

JEFFERSON CITY — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews two Missouri senators’ reaction to plans by the governor to add to education funding over the next three years, restoring full funding by 2017. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Brad Lager, R-Savannah, and Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

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Senators Spend Time in Various Legislative Committees

JEFFERSON CITY – Many lawmakers in the upper chamber focused their work on various legislative committees, which held their meetings at the State Capitol and across the Show-Me State during the month of October covering a variety of issues, including education, health care, capital improvements, and transportation, among other important topics.

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Tuesday, October 29, 2013

The Senate Minute for Oct. 29, 2013: Education Funding

JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri senators react to plans by the governor to add to education funding over the next three years, restoring full funding by 2017. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Brad Lager, R-Savannah, and Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, 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’s website.

Thursday, October 24, 2013

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Oct. 24, 2013: Capital Improvements

JEFFERSON CITY — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews the Senate Interim Committee on Capital Improvement Assessment and Planning. The panel is expected to have a report ready by Dec. 1, 2013. We’ve included actualities from Sen. David Pearce, R-Warrensburg, 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 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, October 22, 2013

The Senate Minute for Oct. 22, 2013: Capital Improvements

JEFFERSON CITY — The Senate Interim Committee on Capital Improvement Assessment and Planning continues to meet. The panel is expected to have a report ready by Dec. 1, 2013. We’ve included actualities from Sen. David Pearce, R-Warrensburg, 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’s website.

Thursday, October 17, 2013

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Oct. 17, 2013: Medicaid

JEFFERSON CITY — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews the status of the Senate Interim Committee on Medicaid Transformation and Reform. The 10-member panel has held several hearings since July and plans to issue recommendations to the full Missouri General Assembly by Dec. 15, 2013. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Gary Romine, R-Farmington, and Sen. Paul LeVota, D-Independence, 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, October 15, 2013

The Senate Minute for Oct. 15, 2013: Medicaid

JEFFERSON CITY — The Senate Interim Committee on Medicaid Transformation and Reform nears conclusion of its task. The panel plans to issue recommendations to the full Missouri General Assembly by Dec. 15, 2013. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Gary Romine, R-Farmington, and Sen. Paul LeVota, D-Independence, 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’s website.

Thursday, October 10, 2013

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Oct. 10, 2013: Joint Committee on Education

JEFFERSON CITY — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews the Joint Committee on Education, which has wrapped up its work for the interim. The panel met last week to discuss options for the Normandy School District, which is near St. Louis. The unaccredited district is sending a large number of students to neighboring schools. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Gary Romine, R-Farmington; Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis; and Sen. Scott T. Rupp, R-Wentzville, 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, October 08, 2013

The Senate Minute for Oct. 8, 2013: Joint Committee on Education

JEFFERSON CITY — The Joint Committee on Education wraps up its work for the interim. The panel met last week to discuss options for the Normandy School District, which is near St. Louis. The unaccredited district is sending a large number of students to neighboring schools. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis, and Sen. Scott T. Rupp, R-Wentzville, 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’s website.

Thursday, October 03, 2013

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Oct. 3, 2013: Criminal Code

JEFFERSON CITY — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews progress made on revising Missouri’s Criminal Code. The effort is several years in the making. Supporters hope for early consideration when the Legislature returns to Jefferson City in January. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Bob Dixon, R-Springfield, and Senate Minority Floor Leader 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, October 01, 2013

New Audio/Video Clips for Oct. 1, 2013

Streaming and broadcast quality audio and video clips feature the Joint Committee on Education, which met today (10-1) to discuss student transfers from the Normandy School District, near St. Louis.

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The Senate Minute for Oct. 1, 2013: Criminal Code

JEFFERSON CITY — Progress continues toward rewriting Missouri’s Criminal Code. The effort didn’t make it as far as supporters would have liked this year. The Second Regular Session of the 97th General Assembly will start work on Jan. 8, 2014. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Bob Dixon, R-Springfield, and Senate Minority Floor Leader 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’s website.