Tuesday, September 29, 2015

The Senate Minute for Sept. 29, 2015: SB 244

Jefferson City — A new law aims to keep Missourians from losing their savings. Senate Bill 244 allows people to report the occurrence, or suspected occurrence, of financial exploitation of qualified adults 18 or older. The new law took effect on Aug. 28, 2015. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Eric Schmitt, R-Glendale, and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

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Wednesday, September 23, 2015

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Sept. 23, 2015: Committee Hearings


Jefferson CityThis Week in the Missouri Senate reviews some committees currently working in the upper chamber: 

·    The Joint Committee on the Justice System (Audio: Committee chair, Sen. Bob Dixon, R-Springfield);

·    The Senate Interim Committee on the Sanctity of Life (Audio: Committee member, Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur); and

·    The Joint Committee on Tax Policy, which will hold an organizational meeting this week.
 
This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

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Tuesday, September 22, 2015

The Senate Minute for Sept. 22, 2015: Committee Hearings

Jefferson City — Missouri senators take part in committee hearings. Both the Joint Committee on the Justice System and the Senate Interim Committee on the Sanctity of Life met last week. In addition, the Joint Committee on Tax Policy will hold an organizational meeting this week. We’ve included actualities from Joint Committee on the Justice System chair — Sen. Bob Dixon, R-Springfield — and Senate Interim Committee on the Sanctity of Life member — Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur — in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

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Thursday, September 17, 2015

This Date in Missouri Senate History for Sept. 18, 2015: Sept. 18, 1820

Jefferson CityThis Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Sept. 18, 1820, the beginning of the First Regular Session of the First General Assembly’s first meeting in St. Louis. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

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This Week in the Missouri Senate for Sept. 17, 2015: Veto Session

Jefferson CityThis Week in the Missouri Senate reviews some of the vetoes that were overridden by Missouri senators during the annual veto session. In all, there were 10 vetoes that lawmakers were able to override, including:

·   Senate Bill 224, which will require a student to be a United States citizen, or permanent resident, in order to be eligible to receive reimbursements from the A+ Schools Program (Audio: Sen. Gary Romine, R-Farmington, and Sen. Jason Holsman, D-Kansas City);

·   Senate Bill 20, which will create a sales and use tax exemption for materials and utilities used by commercial laundries;

·   House Bill 150, which will modify the duration of unemployment compensation, the method to pay federal advances and raise the fund trigger causing contribution rate reductions (Audio: Senate Majority Floor Leader Mike Kehoe, R-Jefferson City, and Sen. Scott Sifton, D-Affton);

·   House Bill 722, which will change the laws regarding prohibited ordinances by political subdivisions (Audio: Sens. Kehoe and Holsman).

This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.
 
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New Audio and Video for Sept. 17, 2015: Veto Session

Streaming and broadcast quality audio and video from the annual veto session, held on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015.

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Tuesday, September 15, 2015

New Audio and Video from the Missouri Senate for Sept. 15, 2015: Sanctity of Life Committee

Streaming and broadcast quality audio and video from today's meeting held by the Senate Interim Committee on the Sanctity of Life.

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The Senate Minute for Sept. 15, 2015: HB 150

Jefferson City — The annual veto session will start tomorrow (9-16). Missouri senators may consider overriding the veto of House Bill 150, which would modify the duration of unemployment compensation, the method to pay federal advances and raise the fund trigger causing contribution rate reductions. We’ve included actualities from bill handler, Sen. Mike Kehoe, R-Jefferson City, and Sen. Scott Sifton, D-Affton, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

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Thursday, September 10, 2015

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Sept. 10, 2015: HB 42

Jefferson CityThis Week in the Missouri Senate reviews another measure that could be taken up during next week’s annual veto session. House Bill 42 would have established a system of school accreditation by building, rather than by district, and established standards for student transfers. Veto session will start on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015. We’ve included actualities from bill handler — Sen. David Pearce, R-Warrensburg — and Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal, D-University City, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

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Tuesday, September 08, 2015

The Senate Minute for Sept. 8, 2015: HB 42

Jefferson City — With a week left until veto session begins, focus is shifting toward those measures that were vetoed this year. House Bill 42 would have established a system of school accreditation by building, rather than by district, and established standards for student transfers. The annual veto session will start on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015. We’ve included actualities from Sen. David Pearce, R-Warrensburg, and Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal, D-University City, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

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Thursday, September 03, 2015

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Sept. 3, 2015: SB 224

Jefferson CityThis Week in the Missouri Senate reviews one of the vetoed measures that may come up during veto session, which will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015. Senate Bill 224 would require a student to be a United States citizen or permanent resident in order to be eligible to receive reimbursements from the A+ Schools Program. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Gary Romine, R-Farmington; Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur; and Sen. Jason Holsman, 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.