Jefferson City — Senate Bill 375 gets a hearing in the Missouri Senate Seniors, Families and Children Committee. The measure would change the law regarding consent for a minor to obtain an abortion. The committee has yet to take action on the proposal. We’ve included actualities from bill sponsor, Sen. Denny Hoskins, R-Warrensburg, 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.