Jefferson City — Missouri senators prepare to finish the first month of the 2017 legislative session. As they do, hundreds of measures are making their way through the varying committees in the Missouri Senate. These include Senate Bill 190, which would make changes to some of the ratemaking rules for public utilities, and Senate Bill 28, which would have the Missouri Department of Social Services apply for a waiver for MO HealthNet. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Ed Emery, R-Lamar, and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.
Jefferson City — The full Missouri Senate could begin discussing the Fiscal Year 2018 state operating budget this week. The Missouri Senate Appropriations Committee spent most of last week going through the 13 bills that comprise the state’s spending plan for the upcoming fiscal year. We’ve included actualities from committee chair, Sen. Dan Brown, R-Rolla, and committee member, Sen. Shalonn “Kiki” Curls, D-Kansas City, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.