Wednesday, November 27, 2013

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Nov. 27, 2013: 2014 Session

JEFFERSON CITY — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews how Missouri senators are looking ahead to some of the issues that may be focused on during the Second Regular Session of the 97th General Assembly. These may include rewriting Missouri’s Criminal Code, a capital improvements bond issue and Medicaid reform. The session will start on Jan. 8, 2014. We’ve included actualities from Senate President Pro Tem Tom Dempsey, R-St. Charles; Senate Minority Floor Leader Jolie Justus, D-Kansas City; Assistant Senate Majority Floor Leader Mike Kehoe, R-Jefferson City; 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.

Committees Prepare for Final Reports

JEFFERSON CITY — Legislative committee work wraps up as 2013 prepares to come to a close. And with just a few weeks left until the 2014 legislative session begins, senators focus on the new year by prefiling more than 30 bills.
 
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Tuesday, November 26, 2013

The Senate Minute for Nov. 26, 2013: 2014 Session

JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri senators are looking ahead to some of the issues that may be focused on during the Second Regular Session of the 97th General Assembly. These may include rewriting Missouri’s Criminal Code, a capital improvements bond issue and Medicaid reform. The session will start on Jan. 8, 2014. We’ve included actualities from Senate President Pro Tem Tom Dempsey, R-St. Charles, 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.

Thursday, November 21, 2013

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Nov. 21, 2013: Medicaid

JEFFERSON CITY — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews the work of the Senate Interim Committee on Medicaid Transformation and Reform, which has concluded its work for the year. The panel has held its last, regularly scheduled hearing and plans to issue final recommendations to the full Missouri Senate before the end of the year. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Rob Schaaf, R-St. Joseph; Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis; Sen. Gary Romine, R-Farmington; 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, November 19, 2013

The Senate Minute for Nov. 19, 2013: Medicaid

JEFFERSON CITY — The Senate Interim Committee on Medicaid Transformation and Reform has concluded its work for the year. The panel has held its last, regularly scheduled hearing, and plans to issue final recommendations to the full Missouri Senate before the end of the year. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Rob Schaaf, R-St. Joseph, 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, November 14, 2013

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Nov. 14, 2013: Committees

JEFFERSON CITY — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews both the Sentencing and Corrections Oversight Commission and the Joint Interim Committee on St. Louis Metropolitan Statistical Area Governance and Taxation. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Bob Dixon, R-Springfield, and Sen. Gina Walsh, D-Bellefontaine Neighbors, 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.

New Audio and Video for Nov. 14, 2013

Streaming and broadcast quality audio and video clips feature the Senate Interim Committee on Medicaid Transformation and Reform, which held its final regular hearing for the interim.

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Tuesday, November 12, 2013

The Senate Minute for Nov. 12, 2013: Committees

JEFFERSON CITY — Both the Sentencing and Corrections Oversight Commission and the Joint Interim Committee on St. Louis Metropolitan Statistical Area Governance and Taxation continue to meet. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Bob Dixon, R-Springfield, and Sen. Gina Walsh, D-Bellefontaine Neighbors, 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, November 07, 2013

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Nov. 7, 2013: Education

JEFFERSON CITY — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews how Missouri senators are examining different issues relating to education, from school transfers to pre-kindergarten funding. The Second Regular Session of the 97th General Assembly will begin on Jan. 8, 2014. 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.

New Audio and Video for Nov. 7, 2013

Streaming and broadcast quality audio and video clips feature the Joint Committee on Solid Waste Management District Operations, which held its final regular hearing for the interim.

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Tuesday, November 05, 2013

The Senate Minute for Nov. 5, 2013: Education

JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri senators are examining different issues relating to education, from school transfers to pre-kindergarten funding. The Second Regular Session of the 97th General Assembly will begin on Jan. 8, 2014. 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.

Click here to listen to the report.

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.

Monday, November 04, 2013

Missouri Legislative Update: October 2013

This episode of Missouri Legislative Update takes a closer look at various agriculture measures that have become law and various legislative committees which held their meetings at the State Capitol. Also, we highlight a Jefferson City resident’s ties to the famous Thomas Hart Benton mural, “A Social History of Missouri,” located in the House Lounge. Plus, Senate Communications Correspondent Dean Morgan talks with Sen. Eric Schmitt, R-Glendale, about tax policy and reform.

Click here to watch the October 2013 edition of Missouri Legislative Update.