Friday, June 30, 2017

This Week in the Missouri Senate for June 30: FY 2018 Begins

Jefferson CityThis Week in the Missouri Senate reviews the Fiscal Year 2018 state operating budget, which totals $27.6 billion. Missouri’s new fiscal year will run from tomorrow (July 1) through June 30, 2018. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Mike Cunningham, R-Rogersville — who serves on the Missouri Senate Appropriations Committee — and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

This Date in Missouri Senate History: June 30, 1949

Jefferson CityThis Date in Missouri Senate History reviews June 30, 1949, the day the “Missouri Waltz” became our state’s official song. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

The Missouri Senate Minute for June 27: FY 2018 Budget

Jefferson City — Missouri’s next fiscal year will start on July 1. Missouri’s Fiscal Year 2018 operating budget totals $27.6 billion. Fiscal Year 2018 will last through June 30, 2018. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Mike Cunningham, R-Rogersville, and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.
 

Friday, June 23, 2017

This Week in the Missouri Senate for June 23: SBs 108 and 279 and Extra Session Update


Jefferson CityThis Week in the Missouri Senate reviews: 

·    Senate Bill 108 will grant re-employment rights to members of the military (Audio: Bill sponsor, Sen. Gary Romine, R-Farmington); and

·    Senate Bill 279 will add certain forms to the list of documents sufficient to demonstrate eligibility for a veteran designation on an applicant's driver's license or non-driver identification card (Audio: Bill sponsor, Sen. Will Kraus, R-Lee’s Summit). Both measures were signed on June 14 and will become law on Aug. 28; plus

·    The Second Extraordinary Session of the 99th General Assembly, which is now in its second week (Audio: Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur).
 
This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

The Missouri Senate Minute for June 20: SBs 108 and 279 and Extra Session Update

Jefferson City — Both Senate Bills 108 and 279 are signed into law. Each measure relates to members of the military and will take effect on Aug. 28. In addition, the Second Extraordinary Session of the 99th General Assembly is in its second week. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Gary Romine, R-Farmington, and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.


This Date in Missouri Senate History: June 20, 1955

Jefferson CityThis Date in Missouri Senate History reviews June 20, 1955, the day the flowering dogwood became Missouri’s official tree. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

Friday, June 16, 2017

This Week in the Missouri Senate for June 16: 2nd Extraordinary Session Begins


Jefferson CityThis Week in the Missouri Senate reviews the first week of the Second Extraordinary Session of the 99th General Assembly:
 
·    Senate Bill 1 (Audio: Bill sponsor, Sen. Bob Onder, R-Lake St. Louis, and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur);

·    Senate Bill 5 (Audio: Bill sponsor, Sen. Andrew Koenig, R-Manchester, and Sen. Scott Sifton, D-Affton);

·    Senate Bill 6; and

·    Senate Joint Resolution 1, which would — upon voter approval — modify the time period for legislative sessions (Audio: Resolution sponsor, Sen. Jason Holsman, D-Kansas City).
 
This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

This Date in Missouri Senate History: June 15, 1861

Jefferson CityThis Date in Missouri Senate History reviews June 15, 1861, the day federal troops overtook Jefferson City in the early months of the Civil War. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

The Missouri Senate Minute for June 13: 2nd Extraordinary Session Begins

Jefferson City — Missouri senators are set to debate Senate Bill 5, Senate Bill 6 and Senate Bill 1 — which closely mirrors Senate Bill 67 from this year’s regular session. The governor called the Second Extraordinary Session of the 99th General Assembly last week. It started yesterday (6/12). We’ve included actualities from Sen. Bob Onder, R-Lake St. Louis, and Sen. Jason Holsman, D-Kansas City, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

Friday, June 09, 2017

This Week in the Missouri Senate for June 9: SB 182 Signed Into Law

Jefferson CityThis Week in the Missouri Senate reviews Senate Bill 182, which will modify provisions of law relating to project-labor agreements. The new law will take effect on Aug. 28. We’ve included actualities from bill sponsor, Sen. Bob Onder, R-Lake St. Louis; Missouri Senate Minority Floor Leader Gina Walsh, D-Bellefontaine Neighbors; Sen. Mike Cunningham, R-Rogersville; Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur; and Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

Tuesday, June 06, 2017

The Missouri Senate Minute for June 6: SB 182 Signed Into Law

Jefferson City — The governor signs Senate Bill 182, which will modify provisions of law relating to project-labor agreements, into law. The new law will take effect on Aug. 28. We’ve included actualities from bill sponsor, Sen. Bob Onder, R-Lake St. Louis, and Missouri Senate Minority Floor Leader Gina Walsh, D-Bellefontaine Neighbors, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

This Date in Missouri Senate History: June 6, 1865

Jefferson CityThis Date in Missouri Senate History reviews June 6, 1865, the day the “Drake Constitution” was ratified by Missouri voters. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

Friday, June 02, 2017

This Week in the Missouri Senate for June 2: HB 1

Jefferson CityThis Week in the Missouri Senate reviews House Bill 1, a measure that would authorize the Missouri Public Service Commission to approve a special rate for certain facilities. Lawmakers sent the proposal to the governor during last week’s extraordinary session. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Mike Cunningham, R-Rogersville; Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur; and Sen. Bill Eigel, R-Weldon Spring, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.