Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews details of Senate Bill 5, legislation that modifies several provisions relating to abortion, and was sent to the governor as a result of the Second Extraordinary Session of the 99th General Assembly. The measure has since been signed into law, and will take effect in late October. We’ve included actualities from bill sponsor, Sen. Andrew Koenig, R-Manchester; Missouri Senate Minority Floor Leader Gina Walsh, D-Bellefontaine Neighbors; Sen. Bob Onder, R-Lake St. Louis; 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.