Jefferson City — Missouri senators give first-round approval to Senate Bill 293, a measure that seeks to modify the per-ton fee that is paid to the Division of Fire Safety for the use of explosives under the Missouri Blasting Safety Act. Another positive vote would send the proposal to the Missouri House of Representatives for similar consideration. We’ve included actualities from bill sponsor, Sen. Gary Romine, R-Farmington, and Sen. Jason Holsman, D-Kansas City, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.
Jefferson City — Missouri senators spend several hours talking about Senate Bill 190, which seeks to modify provisions relating to ratemaking for public utilities. Following a second day of discussion, the measure has been laid over for further dialogue. We’ve included actualities from bill sponsor, Sen. Ed Emery, R-Lamar, and Senate Minority Floor Leader Gina Walsh, D-Bellefontaine Neighbors, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.