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The Missouri Senate Minute for Nov. 28: New Transportation Laws

Jefferson City — A couple of new transportation laws are now in effect. Both Senate Bill 222 and Senate Bill 225 became law on Aug. 28. This comes at the same time the 21st Century Missouri Transportation System Task Force is about to complete its mission. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Jeanie Riddle, R-Callaway County, and Sen. Jason Holsman, D-Kansas City, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Nov. 22: SB 160

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews Senate Bill 160, legislation that modifies provisions relating to child protection. Most of the provisions contained in the measure became law on Aug. 28, while others took effect when the bill was signed on June 22. We’ve included actualities from bill sponsor, Sen. David Sater, R-Cassville; Sen. Jeanie Riddle, R-Callaway County; and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

The Missouri Senate Minute for Nov. 21: SB 160

Jefferson City — New rules for foster families are now part of Missouri law. Senate Bill 160 modifies provisions relating to child protection, and took effect on Aug. 28. We’ve included actualities from bill sponsor, Sen. David Sater, R-Cassville, and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

This Date in Missouri Senate History: Nov. 20, 1838

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews the governor’s biennial address to the Missouri Legislature, delivered on Nov. 20, 1838. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Nov. 17: SB 128 and SB 139

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews:
·Senate Bill 128, which would have modified various provisions regarding criminal offenses, the attorney general, the Missouri Department of Revenue, child support and custody, trusts and estates, guardianships, judges, court surcharges, court reporter fees and victims of crime. The measure was vetoed by the executive branch (Audio: Bill sponsor, Sen. Bob Dixon, R-Springfield, and Sen. Andrew Koenig, R-Manchester); and
·Senate Bill 139, a new law that modifies provisions relating to health care (Audio: Sen. Jason Holsman, D-Kansas City).
This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

This Date in Missouri Senate History: Nov. 15, 1837

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Nov. 15, 1837, the day Missouri’s first Capitol burned. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

The Missouri Senate Minute for Nov. 14: SB 128 and SB 139

Jefferson City — A measure that did not survive the executive branch this year is Senate Bill 128, which would have modified various provisions relating to crime; however, Senate Bill 139, which modifies provisions relating to health care, did become law this year. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Bob Dixon, R-Springfield, and Sen. Jason Holsman, D-Kansas City, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Nov. 10: Transportation Task Force

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews the latest with the 21st Century Missouri Transportation System Task Force. The panel met in Jefferson City this week, and will meet next week in Cape Girardeau. Task force members say their goal is to have final recommendations ready before the end of the year. We’ve included actualities from task force member, Sen. Bill Eigel, R-Weldon Spring; task force co-chair, Sen. Dave Schatz, R-Sullivan; 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 Nov. 7: Transportation Task Force

Jefferson City — The 21st Century Missouri Transportation System Task Force has two hearings scheduled for this month. The first will be held tomorrow (11/8) at the Capitol. The second will be on Nov. 15 in Cape Girardeau. 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.

This Date in Missouri Senate History: Nov. 7, 1972

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Nov. 7, 1972, the day Missouri’s first female state senator was first-elected to the Missouri Senate. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Nov. 3: SB 5

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews Senate Bill 5, legislation that modifies several provisions relating to abortion. The new law took effect on Oct. 24, and is the result of the second extra session that was called earlier this year. The legislation has been the catalyst for two legal actions. We’ve included actualities from bill sponsor, Sen. Andrew Koenig, R-Manchester; Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur; Sen. Bob Onder, R-Lake St. Louis; Sen. Jacob Hummel, D-St. Louis; and Sen. Mike Cunningham, R-Rogersville, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

This Date in Missouri Senate History: Nov. 1, 1821

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Nov. 1, 1821, the day St. Charles became the temporary home for state government. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.