Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews Senate Bill 5, a measure that seeks to modify several provisions relating to abortion. The proposal was given final Missouri Senate passage on Tuesday, thus ending the Second Extraordinary Session of the 99th General Assembly. Senate Bill 5 will become law in late October. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Ryan Silvey, R-Kansas City; Sen. Scott Sifton, D-Affton; bill sponsor, Sen. Andrew Koenig, R-Manchester; 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.