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Missouri Senate Press Releases

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  • Published on June 9, 2022 - 14:39 GMT

    Wave to our Flag

    Wave to our Flag Summer and patriotism sure seem to go hand and hand. During these three months, storefronts and businesses display beautiful patterns of red, white and blue, tri-color bunting adorns the eaves of front porches, advertisers weave these …

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  • Published on June 8, 2022 - 22:32 GMT

    Sen. Barbara Anne Washington’s Legislative Column for the Week of June 6, 2022

    Coping with COVID-19 Virtual Event I will be hosting a virtual “Coping with COVID-19” event on Saturday, June 11 at 10:30 a.m. via Zoom. Through the event, attendees can receive help from a number of organizations in regards to rent or mortgage assistance, …

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  • Published on June 8, 2022 - 20:25 GMT

    Sen. Mike Bernskoetter’s Legislative Column for June 8, 2022

    It was 1777, and the war for independence had been raging for two years already. Countless men had fought and died in the name of freedom. And while these brave patriots fought for the same cause and were united by their ideals, the flag that flew with …

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  • Published on June 7, 2022 - 17:28 GMT

    Audio: The Missouri Senate Minute for June 7

    JEFFERSON CITY — Supplemental budgets for the current fiscal year, contained in House Bills 3014 and 3015, are now law. Additional budget measures, House Bills 3019 and 3020, await executive action.

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  • Published on June 6, 2022 - 17:28 GMT

    “Highlights with Hegeman” for the Week of June 6: Paving a Better Way Through Rural Missouri

    As many of you know, I am one of the biggest proponents of working to improve our state’s infrastructure. To me, state government should be the entity that can take care of the infrastructure needs of our population, be it broadband internet, sewer and …

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  • Published on June 2, 2022 - 18:36 GMT

    Sen. Barbara Anne Washington’s Legislative Column for the Week of May 30, 2022

    Supreme Court Hears Case on Collective Bargaining Rights The Missouri Supreme Court heard arguments on May 24 in a case challenging whether a 2018 law modifying the merit system for hiring and firing state government employees unconstitutionally interferes …

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  • Published on May 31, 2022 - 14:48 GMT

    “Highlights with Hegeman” for the Week of May 30: Remembering Those Who Made the Ultimate Sacrifice

    Each year, the United States sets aside the last Monday in May as a day of remembrance for all those who have died while serving our country in the U.S. Armed Services. Memorial Day has a distinct focus from Veterans Day, when we honor all veterans, and …

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  • Published on May 27, 2022 - 22:18 GMT

    Sen. Karla May’s “May Report” for the Week of May 23, 2022

    Supreme Court Hears Case on Collective Bargaining Rights The Missouri Supreme Court heard arguments on May 24 in a case challenging whether a 2018 law modifying the merit system for hiring and firing state government employees unconstitutionally interferes …

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  • Published on May 27, 2022 - 19:38 GMT

    Sen. Andrew Koenig’s Capitol Report for May 27, 2022

    May 27, 2022  The 2022 legislative session officially ended on May 13. This session was at times tumultuous, but I believe we did pass some legislation to help Missourians. Throughout the course of session, we also started discussions on important topics …

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  • Published on May 27, 2022 - 15:47 GMT

    Sen. Dave Schatz’s Legislative Column for May 27, 2022

    Wrapping Up the 2022 Legislative Session Friday, May 13, marked the end of the 2022 legislative session. Over the course of the past five months, my colleagues and I have worked to pass legislation that makes our state a better place to live, work and …

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  • Published on May 26, 2022 - 16:59 GMT

    Sen. Sandy Crawford’s Capitol Report for the Week of May 23

    Memorial Day weekend is almost here. While this holiday weekend serves as the unofficial start to summer, it also provides us with the opportunity to gather together and pay tribute to those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. Veterans …

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  • Published on May 25, 2022 - 22:01 GMT

    Sen. Mike Bernskoetter’s Legislative Column for May 25, 2022

    Protecting the Integrity of Our Elections Elections are at the foundation of the way our government operates. Because of the essential role they play, it’s important our elections function well and that citizens can trust in their outcomes. That’s why this …

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  • Published on May 25, 2022 - 18:26 GMT

    Senator Bill White’s Capitol Report for May 25, 2022

    Senator Bill White’s Capitol Report for May 25, 2022 Governor Launches ARPA Website To help Missourians monitor the funding received from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), the governor launched a one-stop-shop website on May 18. The MOARPA website lists …

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  • Published on May 25, 2022 - 15:40 GMT

    Statement from Sen. Rick Brattin Regarding Tragedy in Texas

    JEFFERSON CITY — State Sen. Rick Brattin, R-Harrisonville, released the following statement regarding the tragedy that occurred yesterday in Uvalde, Texas: “The events that occurred Tuesday in Uvalde were a terrible and senseless tragedy. My prayers are …

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  • Published on May 24, 2022 - 17:11 GMT

    Audio: The Missouri Senate Minute for May 24

    JEFFERSON CITY — The Missouri Senate passed legislation creating additional protections for victims of sexual assault. Senate Bills 775, 751 & 640 make several changes to state law designed to protect the rights of survivors and make the criminal …

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  • Published on May 23, 2022 - 17:14 GMT

    “Highlights with Hegeman” for the Week of May 23: Putting More Resources into Education

    Part of assembling the state budget each year includes allocating a certain amount of money toward educating the children of our state. Every year, approximately 25 to 30 percent of the state’s total operating budget is designated toward elementary and …

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  • Published on May 22, 2022 - 05:25 GMT

    Audio: This Date in Missouri Senate History for May 22

    JEFFERSON CITY — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews May 22, 1899, the last day of the Regular Session of the 40th General Assembly.

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  • Published on May 20, 2022 - 20:31 GMT

    Missouri General Assembly Passes Higher Education Bill

    Jefferson City — The Missouri General Assembly passed Senate Bill 718, sponsored by Sen. Barbara Anne Washington, D-Kansas City, designating the third week of September of every year as “Historically Black College and University Week” in Missouri, among …

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  • Published on May 20, 2022 - 20:31 GMT

    Lawmakers Approve 2023 State Operating Budget

    JEFFERSON CITY — Members of the Missouri Senate put their final stamp of approval on a series of bills that make up the state’s operating budget for the 2023 fiscal year. The state budget passed by lawmakers appropriates important funding for the state’s …

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  • Published on May 20, 2022 - 17:03 GMT

    Senator Barbara Anne Washington Secures Funding for Apiary Program

    Jefferson City —  State Sen. Barbara Anne Washington, D-Kansas City, secured $250,000 in the Missouri state operating budget for the upcoming 2023 fiscal year for an apiary program. The goal of the program is to establish bee hives on vacant urban lots, …

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