Friday, March 11, 2016

This Week in the Missouri Senate for the Week of March 7: High-Profile Legislation

Jefferson CityThis Week in the Missouri Senate reviews: 

·     Senate Joint Resolution 39, which would — upon voter approval — prohibit the state from imposing penalties on individuals and religious entities who refuse to take part in same sex marriage ceremonies due to sincerely held religious beliefs (Audio: Sen. Bob Onder, R-Lake St. Louis; Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur; and Senate Minority Floor Leader Joseph Keaveny, D-St. Louis);

·     Senate Bill 904, which would modify provisions related to gifted education (Audio: Sen. David Pearce, R-Warrensburg); and

·     Senate Bill 1029, a measure that would modify several provisions relating to student safety (Audio: Sen. Schupp). 

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

To download the script (.docx) and/or the audio (.mp3), please click here.