Jefferson City — Senate Bill 43 receives first-round Missouri Senate approval. The measure would make changes to the law relating to unlawful discrimination. The proposal still needs another affirmative Missouri Senate vote before it could be sent to the Missouri House of Representatives for similar consideration. We’ve included actualities from bill sponsor, Sen. Gary Romine, R-Farmington, and Missouri Senate Minority Floor Leader Gina Walsh, D-Bellefontaine Neighbors, 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.