Jefferson City — Missouri senators talk about Senate Bill 457 as soon as they first hear about it. The measure seeks to remove certain roads from the responsibility of the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission and direct certain sales and use tax funds into the state road fund. The bill was introduced today (2/22) and has not yet been assigned to a Missouri Senate committee. We’ve included actualities from bill sponsor, Sen. Bill Eigel, R-Weldon Spring, and Sen. Jason Holsman, D-Kansas City, 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.