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Missouri News: Governor Mike Parson Applauds Missouri General Assembly’s Passage of STEM Education, Treatment Courts, 43 Board Appointments

Creation of STEM Education and Treatment Court Expansion Will Aid in Preparation of Missouri’s Workforce JEFFERSON CITY, MO — With the nearly unanimous, bipartisan approval from the Missouri Senate on Friday, two pieces of legislation will now go to the Governor’s desk to be signed into law.  The Missouri General Assembly met this week to … Continue reading Missouri News: Governor Mike Parson Applauds Missouri General Assembly’s Passage of STEM Education, Treatment Courts, 43 Board Appointments

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo | Trump tariffs put Missouri Senate candidate Hawley in a bind

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo— The fate of a Missouri nail manufacturer suffering under President Donald Trump’s steel tariffs has put Republican Senate candidate Josh Hawley in a bind between his support for the president’s trade strategy and a local plant that says it could be forced to close. Mid Continent Nail Corporation says it could shutter … Continue reading JEFFERSON CITY, Mo | Trump tariffs put Missouri Senate candidate Hawley in a bind

Missouri Political News: This Week in the Missouri Senate for Aug. 31 – New Laws

JEFFERSON CITY, MO — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews four Missouri Senate measures that are now state law: Senate Bill 564, legislation that modifies provisions relating to public utilities; Senate Bill 954, a measure that allows people found guilty of certain offenses of unlawful use of a weapon to expunge that record; Senate … Continue reading Missouri Political News: This Week in the Missouri Senate for Aug. 31 – New Laws

Missouri News: Senator Jill Schupp’s Legislation to Protect Victims Whose Private, Intimate Photos are Released Without Their Consent is Passed with Bipartisan Support

JEFFERSON CITY, MO — The Missouri General Assembly passed legislation to protect victims whose private, intimate photos are released without their consent.  The legislation, House Bill 1558, includes policy provisions originally included in legislation sponsored by State Sen. Jill Schupp, D- Creve Coeur. “Today’s laws should keep up with today’s technology,” said Sen. Jill Schupp.  … Continue reading Missouri News: Senator Jill Schupp’s Legislation to Protect Victims Whose Private, Intimate Photos are Released Without Their Consent is Passed with Bipartisan Support

Missouri Senate Passes Bill Raising the Age of Juvenile Prosecution

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) The Missouri Senate gave approval to a bill that would raise the cutoff age, from 17 to 18, for which most criminal offenses are prosecuted in juvenile courts.  That proposal, Senate Bill 793, now heads to the Missouri House of Representatives for further consideration.

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Missouri Senate Employees Give Back to the Community

Missouri Senate Employees give back to the community with a long history of helping the Jefferson City community Jefferson City, MO/December 18, 2017 (STL.News) – Employees of the Missouri Senate have a long history of helping the Jefferson City community. Whether it is a staff member volunteering their time and efforts, making a financial donation … Continue reading Missouri Senate Employees Give Back to the Community

Senator Ron Richard’s Updates from the Capitol: Helping Houston from Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, MO/August 31, 2017 (STL.News) In a statement released by Ron Richard, Senate President Pro Tem on the Missouri Senate website, August 30, 2017 offers the following information. This week, the nation has watched as Hurricane Harvey wreaked havoc on Houston and on the neighboring communities. Thousands of people have been misplaced. Homes and businesses … Continue reading Senator Ron Richard’s Updates from the Capitol: Helping Houston from Missouri

Facts about the Missouri General Assembly, Senate, Senators and Representatives

Educational facts about the Missouri General Assembly, Senate, Senators and Representatives JEFFERSON CITY, MO/July 9, 2017 (STL.News) Missouri has 34 Senators that have a diversified background including previous or existing business owners, lawyers, educators and even agriculture related backgrounds. Of the 34 Senators, 31 have served previously in the House of Representatives. Like most jobs/professions, … Continue reading Facts about the Missouri General Assembly, Senate, Senators and Representatives