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The Missouri Senate Minute for Oct. 31: SB 5

Jefferson City — Senate Bill 5 modifies several provisions relating to abortion, and took effect on Oct. 24. A legal question over the measure was set aside by a judge last week, but a new lawsuit against the new law has been filed this week. We’ve included actualities from bill sponsor, Sen. Andrew Koenig, R-Manchester, and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

This Date in Missouri Senate History: Oct. 28, 1861

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Oct. 28, 1861, the date marking the Legislature’s move toward secession from the Union. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Oct. 27: SB 43

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews some of the actions taken against Senate Bill 43, a new law that modifies the law relating to unlawful discrimination. It took effect on Aug. 28. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Ed Emery, R-Lamar; Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur; and Sen. Dan Hegeman, R-Cosby, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

This Date in Missouri Senate History: Oct. 27, 1838

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Oct. 27, 1838, the day Gov. Lilburn Boggs issued Executive Order 44, also known as the “Extermination Order.” This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

The Missouri Senate Minute for Oct. 24: SB 43

Jefferson City — A new Missouri law continues to be looked at by a variety of interests. Senate Bill 43 modifies the law relating to unlawful discrimination, and took effect on Aug. 28. There are some people who say the new law will result in the state receiving less federal money. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Ed Emery, R-Lamar, and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Oct. 20: Transportation

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews:
·This week’s hearing conducted by the 21st Century Missouri Transportation System Task Force, which was held in St. Louis. The panel is facing an end-of-year deadline for recommendations to the Missouri General Assembly (Audio: Task force co-chair, Sen. Dave Schatz, R-Sullivan, and member, Sen. Bill Eigel, R-Weldon Spring); and
·House Bill 130, a new law that enacts provisions relating to transportation network companies (Audio: Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur).
This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

This Date in Missouri Senate History: Missouri Day

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews “Missouri Day,” which was created by the Legislature on March 22, 1915. “Missouri Day” is always celebrated on the third Wednesday in October. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

The Missouri Senate Minute for Oct. 17: Transportation

Jefferson City — The 21st Century Missouri Transportation System Task Force holds its second hearing in just as many weeks. At the same time, some Missouri senators are still talking about a legislative transportation victory from earlier this year. We’ve included actualities from task force co-chair, Sen. Dave Schatz, R-Sullivan, and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Oct. 13: Transportation Committee

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews ongoing work of the 21st Century Missouri Transportation System Task Force, which held another in a series of hearings this week. The panel expects to make final recommendations to the full Missouri General Assembly before Jan. 1, 2018. We’ve included actualities from task force member, Sen. Bill Eigel, R-Weldon Spring, and Missouri Senate Minority Floor Leader Gina Walsh, D-Bellefontaine Neighbors, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

The Missouri Senate Minute for Oct 10: Transportation Committee

Jefferson City — The 21st Century Missouri Transportation System Task Force plans to return to Jefferson City for its next hearing this week. The panel has been holding hearings all across Missouri since this summer. We’ve included actualities from committee member, Sen. Bill Eigel, R-Weldon Spring, and Missouri Senate Minority Floor Leader Gina Walsh, D-Bellefontaine Neighbors, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Oct. 6: SB 108, SB 111 and Work Group Update

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews:
·Senate Bill 108, legislation that grants re-employment rights to members of the military (Audio: Bill sponsor, Sen. Gary Romine, R-Farmington);
·Senate Bill 111, a measure that modifies various provisions regarding bonds issued by a political subdivision, qualifications for candidates of public office, limited liability companies that own property in certain cities, public administrators and guardianships (Audio: Bill sponsor, Sen. Dan Hegeman, R-Cosby); and
·Progress made by the Missouri Senate-House work group looking at ways to return in-home care to some 8,000 Missourians (Audio: Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur). This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

The Missouri Senate Minute for Oct. 3: SB 108 and Work Group Update

Jefferson City — Senate Bill 108 grants re-employment rights to members of the military. The new law took effect on Aug. 28. In the meantime, the Missouri Senate-House work group tasked with finding a funding solution for approximately 8,000 Missourians who require in-home care reaches its three-week deadline. 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: Oct. 1, 1826

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Oct. 1, 1826, the day Jefferson City was chosen as the permanent seat of state government. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

This Date in Missouri Senate History: Sept. 30, 1836

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Sept. 30, 1836, the day Lt. Gov. — and former Missouri senator — Lilburn Boggs became Missouri’s sixth governor. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.