KMOX bureau chief Phill Brooks looks at the legislative session that was
Both chambers passed their own versions of the bill, but the Senate partisan stand-off blocked even a debate on Friday.
The Missouri Senate on Thursday revived a plan to boost road funding, voting to back a measure that would raise diesel and gasoline taxes.
Ryan Silvey: “I don’t believe one person should be able to put the state $200 million in debt.”
The Lieutenant Governor expressed his displeasure with protestors who interrupted the swearing-in ceremony.
Missouri Senate and House leaders today called for public hearings to investigate Gov. Jay Nixon’s response to the unrest in Ferguson, and to determine if emergency appropriations are necessary to fund operations for the Missouri State Highway Patrol and Missouri National Guard.
The vote came after Sen. Eric Schmitt gave an impassioned speech about his son, who has epilepsy.
The Missouri Senate endorsed a budget plan Monday that ensures a funding increase for public education but will require negotiations with the House to hammer out the final specifics.
The measure that could pave the way for private, nonprofit groups to develop a preschool rating system.
The Appropriations Committee on Wednesday endorsed its plan for state spending during the fiscal year that begins July 1.