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This Week in the Missouri Senate for Dec. 29: 2018 Session

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate previews some of the goals for Missouri’s 34 senators. Some of these include items that were priorities in 2017. The Second Regular Session of the 99th General Assembly will start at noon on Wednesday, Jan. 3. We’ve included actualities from Missouri Senate President Pro Tem Ron Richard, R-Joplin, and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, in this feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

The Missouri Senate Minute for Dec. 26: 2018 Session

Jefferson City — Missouri senators are only one week from starting the next legislative session. Many of the items they intend to tackle in the coming year are repeat proposals from previous years. The Second Regular Session of the 99th General Assembly will begin at noon on Wednesday, Jan. 3. We’ve included actualities from Missouri Senate President Pro Tem Ron Richard, R-Joplin, and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

This Date in Missouri Senate History: Dec. 25, 1848

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Dec. 25, 1848, the date marking the start of the First Regular Session of the 15th General Assembly. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Dec. 21: Utilities Legislation

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews one of the measures that may become a focal point for many lawmakers next year. Senate Bill 564 seeks to modify provisions relating to public utilities and closely resembles similar legislation from the 2017 regular legislative session. The Second Regular Session of the 99th General Assembly will start on Jan. 3. We’ve included actualities from bill sponsor, Sen. Ed Emery, R-Lamar, and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

The Missouri Senate Minute for Dec. 19: Utilities Legislation

Jefferson City — Among the issues Missouri senators plan to address next year is upgrading utility infrastructure. This includes Missouri’s electrical grid. 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 Date in Missouri Senate History: Dec. 17, 1861

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Dec. 17, 1861, the day a test oath for state voters took effect. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Dec. 14: Unfinished Business

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews some of the things Missouri senators were unable to tackle during 2017, but may address once again next year. The Second Regular Session of the 99th General Assembly will start on Jan. 3. We’ve included actualities from Missouri Senate President Pro Tem Ron Richard, R-Joplin; Missouri Senate Minority Floor Leader Gina Walsh, D-Bellefontaine Neighbors; Missouri Senate Majority Floor Leader Mike Kehoe, R-Jefferson City; and Missouri Senate Assistant Minority Floor Leader Shalonn “Kiki” Curls, D-Kansas City, in this feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

The Missouri Senate Minute for Dec. 12: Unfinished Business

Jefferson City — Many of the items that were a part of the 2017 legislative session will be seen again in 2018. This could include Missouri’s prevailing wage and in-home care for some in our state. We’ve included actualities from Missouri Senate President Pro Tem Ron Richard, R-Joplin, and Missouri Senate Assistant Minority Floor Leader Shalonn “Kiki” Curls, D-Kansas City, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

This Date in Missouri Senate History: Dec. 9, 1824

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Dec. 9, 1824, the day the Missouri General Assembly passed the state’s first liquor law. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

This Week in the Missouri Senate for Dec. 8: Prefiled Legislation

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews two of the measures that have been prefiled for the 2018 legislative session:
·Senate Bill 617, a measure that seeks to modify several provisions relating to taxation (Audio: Bill sponsor, Sen. Bill Eigel, R-Weldon Spring); and
·Senate Bill 620, legislation that would modify and create new provisions relating to unlawful discriminatory practices (Audio: Bill supporter, Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur).
This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.



The Missouri Senate for Dec. 5: Prefiled Legislation

Jefferson City — Prefiled legislation for the 2018 session received bill numbers on Dec. 1. Among the measures gaining attention, so far, are Senate Bill 617 and Senate Bill 620. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Bill Eigel, R-Weldon Spring, 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 Dec. 1: New Transportation Laws

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews two of the Show-Me State’s new transportation laws:
·Senate Bill 222, a new law that modifies provisions relating to motorized vehicles (Audio: Bill sponsor, Sen. Jeanie Riddle, R-Callaway County); and
·Senate Bill 225, which makes changes to several aspects of transportation (Audio: Sen. Jason Holsman, D-Kansas City).
This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.

This Date in Missouri Senate History: Dec. 1, 1863

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Dec. 1, 1863, the day the State Board of Agriculture was created. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.