Friday, September 30, 2016

This Date in Missouri Senate History for Sept. 30: Sept. 30, 1836

Jefferson CityThis Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Sept. 30, 1836, the day Lt. Gov. — and former Missouri senator — Lilburn Boggs became Missouri’s sixth governor. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

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Thursday, September 29, 2016

This Week in the Missouri Senate for the Week of Sept. 26: SB 844

Jefferson CityThis Week in the Missouri Senate reviews Senate Bill 844, which was first passed on May 3 and was vetoed on June 28. The Legislature overrode the veto on Sept. 14. The new law modifies provisions relating to livestock trespass liability. We’ve included actualities from bill sponsor, Sen. Mike Parson, R-Bolivar; Sen. Jason Holsman, D-Kansas City; and Sen. Scott Sifton, D-Affton, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016

The Senate Minute for Sept. 27: SB 844

Jefferson CitySenate Bill 844 modifies provisions relating to livestock trespass liability. It is one of the measures that will become law next month, thanks to its veto being overridden by the Missouri General Assembly earlier this month. We’ve included actualities from bill sponsor, Sen. Mike Parson, R-Bolivar, and Sen. Jason Holsman, D-Kansas City, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

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

Thursday, September 22, 2016

This Week in the Missouri Senate for the Week of Sept. 19: SB 608

Jefferson CityThis Week in the Missouri Senate reviews Senate Bill 608, which modifies provisions relating to health care. The measure is one of 13 different vetoes overridden by lawmakers last week. We’ve included actualities from bill sponsor, Sen. David Sater, R-Cassville; Sen. Jason Holsman, D-Kansas City; and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

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Tuesday, September 20, 2016

The Senate Minute for Sept. 20: SB 608

Jefferson CitySenate Bill 608 modifies provisions relating to health care. The measure was vetoed earlier this year, but that veto was overridden by the Missouri General Assembly last week. The new law will take effect next month. We’ve included actualities from bill sponsor, Sen. David Sater, R-Cassville, and Sen. Jason Holsman, D-Kansas City, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

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

Sunday, September 18, 2016

This Date in Missouri Senate History for Sept. 18: 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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Friday, September 16, 2016

This Week in the Missouri Senate for the Week of Sept. 12: Veto Session

Jefferson CityThis Week in the Missouri Senate reviews two of the vetoes overridden by lawmakers on Wednesday:
 
·     House Bill 1631, which will ask voters to decide if Missouri will have voter ID (Audio: Sen. Will Kraus, R-Lee’s Summit, and Assistant Minority Floor Leader Gina Walsh, D-Bellefontaine Neighbors); and
·     Senate Bill 656, legislation that will make changes to some of Missouri’s gun laws (Audio: Sen. Brian Munzlinger, R-Williamstown, and Sen. Walsh).
 
This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.
 
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Tuesday, September 13, 2016

The Senate Minute for Sept. 13: SB 656

Jefferson City — Missouri senators are set to start veto session. Among the measures that could be considered for an override is Senate Bill 656, which would make changes to laws relating to self-defense, unlawful weapons use and concealed-carry permits. Veto session will start at noon tomorrow (Wednesday, Sept. 14). We’ve included actualities from bill sponsor, Sen. Brian Munzlinger, R-Williamstown, and Sen. Jason Holsman, D-Kansas City, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

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

Monday, September 12, 2016

This Date in Missouri Senate History for Sept. 12: Sept. 12, 1961

Jefferson CityThis Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Sept. 12, 1961, the day former Gov. — and Missouri Sen. — Phil Donnelly passed away. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

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Thursday, September 08, 2016

This Week in the Missouri Senate for the Week of Sept. 5: Other Legislation

Jefferson CityThis Week in the Missouri Senate reviews some of the more significant legislation from this year that didn’t make it to the governor’s desk:

·     Senate Bill 816, a measure that would have repealed the death penalty in Missouri (Audio: Sen. Paul Wieland, R-Imperial);

·     Senate Bill 653, which would have banned gender discrimination in the Show-Me State (Audio: Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur);

·     Senate Bill 902, legislation that would have let the state issue Real ID (Audio: Sen. Ryan Silvey, R-Kansas City); and

·     Senate Bill 907, which would have created a right to unpaid leave for employees affected by domestic violence (Audio: Sen. Gina Walsh, D-Bellefontaine Neighbors).

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


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Wednesday, September 07, 2016

This Date in Missouri Senate History for Sept. 7: Sept. 7, 1955

Jefferson CityThis Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Sept. 7, 1955, the day the Kansas City School District began the process of desegregation. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

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Tuesday, September 06, 2016

The Senate Minute for Sept. 6: Other Legislation

Jefferson City — Most of the legislation introduced this year didn’t go as far as supporters would have hoped. Senate Bill 816 would have repealed the death penalty in Missouri. Senate Bill 653 would have banned gender discrimination in the Show-Me State. These measures may be introduced again next year. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Paul Wieland, R-Imperial, and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

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

Thursday, September 01, 2016

This Week in the Missouri Senate for the Week of Aug. 29: Ethics Reform

Jefferson CityThis Week in the Missouri Senate reviews three new laws the relate to ethics reform: 

·     House Bill 1979, legislation that says lawmakers cannot become lobbyists until at least six months after leaving office;

·     House Bill 1983, a measure that deals with political consultants (Audio: Sen. Brian Munzlinger, R-Williamstown, and Sen. Scott Sifton, D-Affton); and

·     House Bill 2203, which relates to campaign finance (Audio: Senate Majority Floor Leader Mike Kehoe, R-Jefferson City, and Sen. Jason Holsman, D-Kansas City). 

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

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