Friday, May 29, 2015

Missouri Senate Capitol Briefing for the Week of May 25, 2015: Final Wrap Put on Regular Legislative Session for 2015

JEFFERSON CITY — The final gavel falls on the First Regular Session of the 98th General Assembly.

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This Week in the Missouri Senate for May 29, 2015: Session Recap

Jefferson CityThis Week in the Missouri Senate reviews more of the issues that comprised the First Regular Session of the 98th General Assembly. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Bob Dixon, R-Springfield; Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis; Sen. Eric Schmitt, R-Glendale; and Senate Minority Floor Leader Joseph Keaveny, D-St. Louis, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

The Senate Minute for May 26, 2015: SB 199

Jefferson City — Missouri senators continue to reflect on the legislative session. Among the issues they’re talking about is Senate Bill 199, a measure that would have created a cause of action for people who have been deprived of certain rights and modified the statute specifying when police officers are justified in using force. Lawmakers will adjourn sine die, thus officially ending the First Regular Session of the 98th General Assembly, tomorrow (5-27). We’ve included actualities from Sen. Bob Dixon, R-Springfield, and Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

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Thursday, May 21, 2015

This Week in the Missouri Senate for May 21, 2015: Session Recap

JEFFERSON CITY — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews some of the priorities for Missouri senators in 2015. We’ve included actualities from Senate Majority Floor Leader Ron Richard, R-Joplin, and Senate Minority Floor Leader 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.

Missouri Senate Capitol Briefing for the Week of May 18, 2015: Final Gavel Falls on 2015 Legislative Session

JEFFERSON CITY -- May 15, 2015, marked the end of the First Regular Session of the 98th General Assembly.

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Tuesday, May 19, 2015

The Senate Minute for May 19, 2015: Session Recap

Jefferson City — Missouri senators reflect on the just-completed First Regular Session of the 98th General Assembly. We’ve included actualities from Senate Majority Floor Leader Ron Richard, R-Joplin, and Senate Minority Floor Leader Joseph Keaveny, D-St. Louis, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

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Friday, May 15, 2015

End of Session Audio/Video Clips - May 15, 2015

Streaming and broadcast quality audio and video clips feature Senate Bill 210 and news conferences held by the Majority and Minority Party leaders.
 
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This Week in the Missouri Senate for May 15, 2015: Final Week

Jefferson CityThis Week in the Missouri Senate reviews:

·       House Bill 116, legislation that would bar employers from requiring employees to engage in or cease engaging in certain labor practices (Audio: Sen. Dan Brown, R-Rolla, and Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis); and

·       Senate Bill 210, a measure that would extend the sunset on certain health care provider reimbursement allowance taxes and modify provisions relating to MO HealthNet and Disproportionate Share Hospital payments (Audio: Sen. Kurt Schaefer, R-Columbia, and Sen. Paul LeVota, D-Independence). 

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

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Thursday, May 14, 2015

This Date in Missouri Senate History: May 14, 1932

JEFFERSON CITY — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews May 14, 1932, the day Missouri’s first female, African-American Missouri senator — Gwen Giles — was born. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

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The Senate Minute for May 14, 2015: SB 210

Jefferson City — Time is spent debating Senate Bill 210, which would extend the sunset on certain health care provider reimbursement allowance taxes and modify provisions relating to MO HealthNet and Disproportionate Share Hospital payments. Session will conclude tomorrow evening (5-15) at 6. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Kurt Schaefer, R-Columbia, and Sen. Paul LeVota, D-Independence, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

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Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The Senate Minute for May 13, 2015: HB 116

Jefferson City — Missouri senators send House Bill 116, legislation that would bar employers from requiring employees to engage in or cease engaging in certain labor practices, back to the Missouri House of Representatives. The measure now sits on the governor’s desk. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Dan Brown, R-Rolla, 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:
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Tuesday, May 12, 2015

The Senate Minute for May 12, 2015: HB 675

Jefferson City — A Friday deadline looms in the First Regular Session of the 98th General Assembly. Among the issues still undecided is House Bill 675, which would change the laws regarding motor vehicle height and weight limits in certain city commercial zones. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Doug Libla, R-Poplar Bluff, and Sen. Paul LeVota, D-Independence, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

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Monday, May 11, 2015

The Senate Minute for May 11, 2015: SB 115

Jefferson City — Missouri senators hold a rare Friday session, and debate Senate Bill 115, which would modify provisions relating to taxation. The measure has been set aside for future debate. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Will Kraus, R-Lee’s Summit, and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

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Friday, May 08, 2015

This Date in Missouri Senate History: May 8, 1884

Jefferson CityThis Date in Missouri Senate History reviews May 8, 1884, the birthdate of Harry S. Truman. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

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This Week in the Missouri Senate for May 8, 2015: Priority Legislation

Jefferson CityThis Week in the Missouri Senate reviews:

·       Senate Bill 24, legislation that seeks to modify provisions of law relating to the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance programs (Audio: Sen. David Sater, R-Cassville, and Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis);

·       House Bill 42, a measure that would modify provisions relating to elementary and secondary education (Audio: Sen. David Pearce, R-Warrensburg, and Sen. Jason Holsman, D-Kansas City);

·       Senate Bill 104, which would require actions challenging initiatives and referendums to be fully adjudicated more than 56 days prior to the election in which the measure would appear on the ballot (Audio: Sen. Will Kraus, R-Lee’s Summit, and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur).


This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.
 
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Missouri Senate Capitol Briefing for the Week of May 4, 2015

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New Audio/Video Clips for May 8, 2015

Streaming and broadcast quality audio and video clips feature House Bill 675 and Senate Bill 115.
 
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Thursday, May 07, 2015

Audio/Video Clips for May 7, 2015

Streaming and broadcast quality audio and video clips feature SB 244 (Senior Savings Protection Act), SB 104 (Elections), SB 164 (Assets) and SB 5 (Municipal Court Reform).
 
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The Senate Minute for May 7, 2015: SB 104

Jefferson City — Missouri senators discuss Senate Bill 104, which would require actions challenging initiatives and referendums to be fully adjudicated more than 56 days prior to the election in which the measure would appear on the ballot. The measure is now in a Missouri Senate-House conference committee. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Will Kraus, R-Lee’s Summit, and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

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