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This Date in Missouri Senate History: May 31, 1953

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews May 31, 1953, the day former Missouri Supreme Judge — and Missouri state representative — Ronnie White was born. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

The Missouri Senate Minute for May 29: Right to Work

Jefferson City — In the final days of the 2018 legislative session, Senate Concurrent Resolution 49 was sent to the executive branch. The resolution moves the vote on Right to Work from November to August. Senate Concurrent Resolution 49 has since been signed into law. 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 May 24: Session Review

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews the Second Regular Session of the 99th General Assembly, which concluded this past Friday. More than 140 Missouri Senate and House bills now await action from the executive branch. We’ve included actualities from Missouri Senate President Pro Tem Ron Richard, R-Joplin, and Missouri Senate Minority Floor Leader Gina Walsh, D-Bellefontaine Neighbors, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

The Missouri Senate Minute for May 22: Session Review

Jefferson City — The Second Regular Session of the 99th General Assembly has come and gone. In the four and a half months of session, 143 bills were given final passage and sent on to the executive branch. We’ve included actualities from Missouri Senate President Pro Tem Ron Richard, R-Joplin, and 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: May 22, 1899

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews May 22, 1899, the last day of the Regular Session of the 40th General Assembly. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

This Week in the Missouri Senate for May 18: Session Ends

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews:
·House Bill 1413, legislation that seeks to create new provisions relating to public sector collective bargaining (Audio: Sen. Bob Onder, R-Lake St. Louis, and Sen. Jacob Hummel, D-St. Louis);
·House Bill 2540, a measure that would make changes to income taxes (Audio: Sen. Bill Eigel, R-Weldon Spring, and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur); and
·Senate Bill 687, which would modify provisions relating to student transportation and allocation of school funds (Audio: Sen. David Sater, R-Cassville, and Sen. Schupp).
This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.


The Missouri Senate Minute for May 17: Collective Bargaining

Jefferson City — Missouri senators approve House Bill 1413, legislation that would create new provisions relating to public sector collective bargaining. The now-amended proposal returns to the Missouri House of Representatives for its consideration. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Bob Onder, R-Lake St. Louis, and Sen. Jacob Hummel, D-St. Louis, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

The Missouri Senate Minute for May 16: Education Funding

Jefferson City — Missouri senators discuss Senate Bill 687, legislation that seeks to modify provisions relating to student transportation and allocation of school funds. The measure is now in a Missouri Senate-House conference committee. We’ve included actualities from Sen. David Sater, R-Cassville, and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

The Missouri Senate Minute for May 15: Tax Reform

Jefferson City — Missouri senators talk about tax reform, in the form of House Bill 2540, legislation that seeks to change the laws regarding state revenues. The measure has been set aside for further discussion. 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’ Dean Morgan.

The Missouri Senate Minute for May 14: Final Week

Jefferson City — Missouri senators have reached the final week of the Second Regular Session of the 99th General Assembly. Several issues are still undecided for the year, with only days left before the session draws to a close. Session has to end, by law, no later than 6 p.m. this coming Friday, May 18. We’ve included actualities from Missouri Senate President Pro Tem Ron Richard, R-Joplin, and 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: May 14, 1932

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews May 14, 1932, the day Missouri’s first female, African-American Missouri senator — Gwen Giles — was born. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

This Date in Missouri Senate History: May 13, 1807

JEFFERSON CITY — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews May 13, 1807, the day Missouri’s territorial Legislature passed an act relating to divorce and alimony. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

This Week in the Missouri Senate for May 11: Finished Budget

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews:
·Missouri’s $28 billion budget for Fiscal Year 2019 (Audio: Sen. Jason Holsman, D-Kansas City; Sen. Mike Cunningham, R-Rogersville; Sen. Dan Brown, R-Rolla; and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur); and
·House Bill 1288, legislation that seeks to modify provisions relating to tax credits for contributions to certain benevolent organizations (Audio: Sen. Bob Dixon, R-Springfield, and Sen. Scott Sifton, D-Affton).
This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

The Missouri Senate Minute for May 10: Budget Finished

Jefferson City — The budget for Missouri’s next fiscal year is delivered to the executive branch. The state’s financial blueprint for Fiscal Year 2019 totals approximately $28 billion. Fiscal Year 2019 will start on July 1, 2018. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Dan Brown, R-Rolla, and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

This Date in Missouri Senate History: May 10, 1871

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews May 10, 1871, the day the Missouri Legislature established Normal School No. 2 in Warrensburg. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

The Missouri Senate Minute for May 9: Tax Credits

Jefferson City — Missouri senators discuss House Bill 1288, legislation that seeks to modify provisions relating to tax credits for contributions to certain benevolent organizations. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Bob Dixon, R-Springfield, and Sen. Scott Sifton, D-Affton, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

The Missouri Senate Minute for May 8: Budget

Jefferson City — A Missouri Senate-House conference committee only needs one day to review differences between the two chambers’ version of the Fiscal Year 2019 state operating budget. Now, the 13 bills that make up the $28 billion spending plan for the next fiscal year will return to both the Missouri House and Senate for final votes. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Jason Holsman, D-Kansas City, and Sen. Mike Cunningham, R-Rogersville, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

This Date in Missouri Senate History: May 8, 1884

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews May 8, 1884, the birth date of Harry S. Truman. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

The Missouri Senate Minute for May 7: Unfinished Business

Jefferson City — As Missouri senators move into the final two weeks of the legislative session, several issues remain unresolved. Among these is Senate Revision Bill 975, legislation that seeks to repeal expired, ineffective and obsolete statutory provisions. The measure has been in the Missouri House of Representatives for some time, awaiting its fate. Also in the air is Senate Bill 621, which would modify provisions relating to workers' compensation for firefighters. This proposal awaits committee action. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Bob Dixon, R-Springfield, and Sen. Jacob Hummel, D-St. Louis, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

This Date in Missouri Senate History: May 7, 1848

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews May 7, 1848, the day former Missouri lawmaker William Stone was born. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

This Date in Missouri Senate History: May 5, 1775

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews May 5, 1775, the day Missouri’s first governor was born. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

This Week in the Missouri Senate for May 4: Priority Legislation

Jefferson City — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews:
·House Bill 2540, legislation that seeks to change the laws regarding state revenues (Audio: Sen. Andrew Koenig, R-Manchester, and Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis);
·House Bill 1617, a measure that would modify provisions relating to telehealth (Audio: Sen. Bob Onder, R-Lake St. Louis, and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur);
·Senate Bill 1007, which would modify the state merit system (Audio: Sen. Schupp); and
·Missouri Senate President Pro Tem’s outgoing address to senators (Audio: Sen. Ron Richard, R-Joplin).
This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

The Missouri Senate Minute for May 3: HB 2034

Jefferson City — Missouri senators make changes to House Bill 2034, a measure that would modify provisions relating to industrial hemp. The proposal now returns to the Missouri House of Representatives for further consideration. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Brian Munzlinger, R-Williamstown, and Sen. Jason Holsman, D-Kansas City, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

The Missouri Senate Minute for May 2: HB 2540

Jefferson City — House Bill 2540 is the latest tax reform proposal to receive a Missouri Senate hearing. There are two weeks and two days left in the Second Regular Session of the 99th General Assembly. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Andrew Koenig, R-Manchester, and Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

This Date in Missouri Senate History: May 2, 1820

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews May 2, 1820, the day delegates to Missouri’s first constitutional convention were elected. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

The Missouri Senate Minute for May 1: HB 1617

Jefferson City — Missouri senators discuss House Bill 1617, a measure that seeks to modify provisions relating to telehealth and health insurance payments. The proposal has been set aside for further discussion. We’ve included actualities from Sen. Bob Onder, R-Lake St. Louis, and Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.

This Date in Missouri Senate History: May 1, 1899

Jefferson City — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews May 1, 1899, the 84th day of the Regular Session of the 40th General Assembly. This feature report is narrated by Senate Communications’ Dean Morgan.