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This Week in the Missouri Senate for Dec. 28: Session Preview

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate previews the First Regular Session of the 100th General Assembly. Some of the priorities for the upcoming year are the same for many, if not all, Missouri senators. We’ve included actualities from incoming Missouri Senate President Pro Tem Dave Schatz, R-Sullivan, and returning Missouri Senate Minority Floor Leader Gina Walsh, D-Bellefontaine Neighbors, in this feature report is narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.



The Missouri Senate Minute for Dec. 25: Session Preview

Jefferson City — When the next legislative session starts on Jan. 9, there could be a mixture of previously seen and new items in store for Missouri senators. Add to this new leadership and some new faces in the upper chamber for the First Regular Session of the 100th General Assembly. We’ve included actualities from incoming Missouri Senate President Pro Tem Dave Schatz, R-Sullivan, and returning Missouri Senate Minority Floor Leader Gina Walsh, D-Bellefontaine Neighbors, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ 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’ Dean Morgan.



This Week in the Missouri Senate for Dec. 21: Session Preview

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate previews some of the legislation that could be considered next year:
Senate Bill 43, which would establish the Missouri Video Lottery Control Act; Senate Bill 44, legislation that seeks to authorize sports wagering (Audio: Sen. Denny Hoskins, R-Warrensburg); Senate Bill 162, a measure that would create new provisions of law relating to leave from employment (Audio: Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur); and Education.
This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

The Missouri Senate Minute for Dec. 18: Session Preview

Jefferson City — The next legislative session will start in three weeks. Some items from this past legislative session could materialize again in 2019. Among these is Senate Bill 162, which would create new provisions of law relating to leave from employment. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Denny Hoskins, R-Warrensburg, and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ 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’ Dean Morgan.



This Week in the Missouri Senate for Dec. 14: Background Checks

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews House Bill 1350, a new law that modifies provisions relating to criminal history records, including criminal record reviews and background checks for in-home service providers and child care providers. The new law took effect on Aug. 28. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Caleb Rowden, R-Columbia, and Sen. Scott Sifton, D-Affton, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.



The Missouri Senate Minute for Dec. 11: Background Checks

Jefferson City — A new state law relates to background checks. House Bill 1350 modifies provisions relating to criminal history records, including criminal record reviews and background checks for in-home service providers and childcare providers. This measure became law on Aug. 28. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Caleb Rowden, R-Columbia, and Sen. Scott Sifton, D-Affton, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ 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’ Dean Morgan.



This Week in the Missouri Senate for Dec. 7: Merit System

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews Senate Bill 1007, anew law that modifies the state’s merit system. This new law took effect on Aug. 28. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Bob Onder, R-Lake St. Louis; Missouri Senate Minority Floor Leader Gina Walsh, D-Bellefontaine Neighbors; and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.



The Missouri Senate Minute for Dec. 4: Merit System

Jefferson City — A new law modifies laws that relate to the merit system for state government employees. Senate Bill 1007 took effect on Aug. 28. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Bob Onder, R-Lake St. Louis, and Missouri Senate Minority Floor Leader Gina Walsh, D-Bellefontaine Neighbors, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.



This Week in the Missouri Senate for Nov. 30: Expungement

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews Senate Bill 954, a new law that allows individuals found guilty of certain offenses of unlawful use of a weapon to expunge this record. This new law took effect on Aug. 28. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Shalonn “Kiki” Curls, D-Kansas City, and Sen. Brian Munzlinger, R-Williamstown, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.



This Date in Missouri Senate History: Nov. 29, 1795

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Nov. 29, 1795, birthdate of Robert William Wells — a former Missouri state representative who designed the state seal. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.



The Missouri Senate Minute for Nov. 27: Expungement

Jefferson City — Senate Bill 954 allows individuals found guilty of certain offenses of unlawful use of a weapon to expunge these records. The new law took effect on Aug. 28. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Shalonn “Kiki” Curls, D-Kansas City, and Sen. Brian Munzlinger, R-Williamstown, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.



This Week in the Missouri Senate for Nov. 23 Session Preview and Capitol Renovation

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews: The First Regular session of the 100th General Assembly, which will start in January (Audio: Returning Missouri Senate Minority Floor Leader Gina Walsh, D-Bellefontaine Neighbors); and Renovations currently underway on the Capitol (Audio: Missouri State Capitol Commission member, incoming Missouri Senate Majority Floor Leader Caleb Rowden, R-Columbia). This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.



The Missouri Senate Minute for Nov. 20: Session Preview and Capitol Renovation

Jefferson City — When lawmakers return to Jefferson City for 2019 legislative session, they will be in a building currently undergoing a major renovation. Session will start in January. The renovation is set for completion in late 2020. We’ve included actualities from Missouri Senate Minority Floor Leader Gina Walsh, D-Bellefontaine Neighbors, and incoming Missouri Senate Majority Floor Leader Caleb Rowden, R-Columbia, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ 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’ Dean Morgan.



This Date in Missouri Senate History: Nov. 17, 1845

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Nov. 17, 1845, the day Missouri’s second constitutional convention begins. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.



This Week in the Missouri Senate for Nov. 16: New Leadership

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews leadership selections made by current and incoming members of the upper chamber. The next legislative session will start in January. We’ve included actualities from incoming Missouri Senate President Pro Tem Dave Schatz, R-Sullivan; new Missouri Senate Majority Floor Leader Caleb Rowden, R-Columbia; and returning Missouri Senate Minority Floor Leader Gina Walsh, D-Bellefontaine Neighbors, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ 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’ Dean Morgan.



The Missouri Senate Minute for Nov. 13: New Leadership

Jefferson City — Missouri senators choose new leadership for the upcoming General Assembly. Selections were made last week. The First Regular Session of the 100th General Assembly will start in January. We’ve included actualities from incoming Missouri Senate President Pro Tem, Sen. Dave Schatz, R-Sullivan, and returning Missouri Senate Minority Floor Leader Gina Walsh, D-Bellefontaine Neighbors, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.



This Week in the Missouri Senate for Nov. 9: Boards and Commissions

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews Senate Bill 843, a new law that modifies the composition, duties or repeals outright certain administrative boards, commissions and councils. Because of an emergency clause, the new law took effect when the governor signed the measure on June 1. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Jeanie Riddle, R-Callaway County, and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ 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’ Dean Morgan.



The Missouri Senate Minute for Nov. 6: Boards and Commissions

Jefferson City — A new state law makes changes to some of Missouri’s boards and commissions. Senate Bill 843 took effect when it was signed into law on June 1. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Jeanie Riddle, R-Callaway County, and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.



This Date in Missouri Senate History: Nov. 5, 1796

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Nov. 5, 1796, birth of former Missouri and U.S. Sen. Lewis Fields Linn. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.



This Date in Missouri Senate History Nov. 3, 1992

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Nov. 3, 1992, the day Missouri voters see several ballot issues with implications to the Legislature. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.



This Week in the Missouri Senate for Nov. 2: Opioid Addiction

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews Senate Bill 826, a new law that modifies provisions relating to health care. The new law took effect when it was signed into law on July 9, because of an emergency clause contained in the legislation. We’ve included actualities from Sen. David Sater, R-Cassville, and Sen. Jason Holsman, D-Kansas City, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ 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.



This Date in Missouri Senate History: Oct. 31, 1861

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Oct. 31, 1861, the day the Confederate General Assembly started session. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.



The Missouri Senate Minute for Oct. 30: Opioid Addiction

Jefferson City — A new Missouri law relates to opioids. Senate Bill 826 modifies provisions relating to health care. Because of an emergency clause, the new law took effect when the governor signed the measure into law on July 9. We’ve included actualities from Sen. David Sater, R-Cassville, and Sen. Jason Holsman, D-Kansas City, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ 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’ 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’ Dean Morgan.



This Week in the Missouri Senate for Oct. 26: Protecting Children

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews:
Senate Bill 819, legislation that modifies provisions of law relating to the protection of children (Audio: Sen. Mike Cunningham, R-Rogersville); and An amendment to Senate Bill 982, which enacts provisions relating to insurance (Audio: Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur). Both of these new laws took effect on Aug. 28. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.



The Missouri Senate Minute for Oct. 23: Protecting Children

Jefferson City — Senate Bill 819 modifies provisions of law relating to the protection of children. Senate Bill 982 enacts provisions relating to insurance. Both of these measures became law on Aug. 28. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Mike Cunningham, R-Rogersville, and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.



This Week in the Missouri Senate for Oct. 19: Business Enterprises

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews Senate Bill 802, legislation that modifies provisions relating to women's and minority business enterprises. The new law took effect on Aug. 28. We have included actualities from Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis, and Sen. Dave Schatz, R-Sullivan, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ 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’ Dean Morgan.



The Missouri Senate Minute for Oct. 16: Business Enterprises

Jefferson City — Women’s and minority business enterprises have new rules from the state. Senate Bill 802 became law on Aug. 28. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis, and Sen. Dave Schatz, R-Sullivan, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.



This Week in the Missouri Senate for Oct. 12: Higher Education

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews Senate Bill 807 & 577, a measure that modifies provisions relating to higher education. The measure became law on Aug. 28. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Jay Wasson, R-Nixa; Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis; Sen. Caleb Rowden, R-Columbia; and Sen. Shalonn “Kiki” Curls, D-Kansas City, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.



The Missouri Senate Minute for Oct. 9: Higher Education

Jefferson City — New rules regarding higher education in Missouri are now in place. Senate Bill 807 & 577, which modifies provisions relating to higher education, became law on Aug. 28. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Jay Wasson, R-Nixa, and Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.



This Week in the Missouri Senate for Oct. 5: Juvenile Court Proceedings

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews Senate Bill 800, legislation that modifies provisions relating to juvenile court proceedings. The new law took effect on Aug. 28. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Doug Libla, R-Poplar Bluff; Sen. Scott Sifton, D-Affton; Sen. Andrew Koenig, R-Manchester; and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.



The Missouri Senate Minute for Oct. 2: Juvenile Court Proceedings

Jefferson City — Most parts of Senate Bill 800 became law on Aug. 28, with one portion not scheduled to take effect until Jan. 1, 2021. The new law relates to juvenile court proceedings. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Doug Libla, R-Poplar Bluff, and Sen. Scott Sifton, D-Affton, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.


This Date in Missouri Senate History: Oct. 2, 1820

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Oct. 2, 1820, the day both Thomas Hart Benton and David Barton were selected to represent Missouri in the U.S. Senate. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications’ 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 is chosen as the permanent seat of state government. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications’ 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 Sen. — Lilburn Boggs became Missouri’s sixth governor. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.


This Week in the Missouri Senate for Sept. 28: Treatment Courts

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews House Bill 2, a measure that seeks to establish treatment courts in Missouri. It is the second proposal considered by lawmakers during this month’s extra session, and awaits executive branch action. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Denny Hoskins, R-Warrensburg, and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.


The Missouri Senate Minute for Sept. 25: Treatment Courts

Jefferson City — House Bill 2 is a measure that seeks to establish treatment courts in Missouri. Missouri senators sent the proposal to the executive branch during this month’s extra session. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Denny Hoskins, R-Warrensburg, and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.


This Date in Missouri Senate History: Sept. 22, 1954

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Sept. 22, 1954, the day the riots at the Missouri State Penitentiary began. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.


This Week in the Missouri Senate for Sept. 21: STEM Courses

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews House Bill 3, legislation that seeks to establish a statewide STEM career awareness program and create new provisions of law relating to computer science. Lawmakers sent the measure to the executive branch during last week’s extra session. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Dan Hegeman, R-Cosby, and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.


The Missouri Senate Minute for Sept. 18: STEM Courses

Jefferson City — Missouri senators send House Bill 3 to the executive branch. The measure would establish a statewide STEM career awareness program and create new provisions of law related to computer science, if signed by the governor. The proposal was passed during last week’s extra session. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Dan Hegeman, R-Cosby, and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.


This Date in Missouri Senate History: Sept. 18, 1820

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Sept. 18, 1820, the beginning of the First Regular Session of the First General Assembly’s first meeting in St. Louis. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.


This Date in Missouri Senate History: Sept. 16, 1817

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Sept. 16, 1817, the birthdate of former state rep. and U.S. Sen. Waldo Johnson. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.


This Week in the Missouri Senate for Sept. 14: Veto and Extra Session

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews the extra session, called by the governor:


·House Bill 3, legislation that establishes a statewide STEM career awareness program and creates new provisions of law related to computer science (Audio: Sen. Doug Libla, R-Poplar Bluff, and Sen. John Rizzo, D-Kansas City); and
·House Bill 2, a measure that establishes treatment courts (Audio: Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis).


Additionally, we look at this week’s annual veto session (Audio: Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, and Sen. Dan Brown, R-Rolla).


Plus, Missouri’s newest state senator is sworn into office: (Audio: Sen. Lauren Arthur, D-Kansas City).

This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.


This Date in Missouri Senate History: Sept. 12, 1961

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Sept. 12, 1961, the day former Gov. — and Missouri Sen. — Phil Donnelly passed away. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.


The Missouri Senate Minute for Sept. 11: Extra Session Begins

Jefferson City — Missouri senators return to the Capitol for the start of another extra session, which relates to science, technology and math education; treatment courts; and gubernatorial appointments. The extra session runs in conjunction with this week’s annual veto session. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Doug Libla, R-Poplar Bluff, and Sen. John Rizzo, D-Kansas City, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.


This Date in Missouri Senate History: Sept. 9, 1901

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Sept. 9, 1901, the day the first Missouri State Fair was held. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.