Category: Senate

Schmitt continuing municipal court reform, points to Pagedale

Schmitt continuing municipal court reform, points to Pagedale

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The laughter coming out of the Senate lounge Friday afternoon came out of a hearing on Sen. Eric Schmitt’s two bills that follow up to last session’s municipal court reform bill....

Committee hears Onder’s bill on abortion regulations

Committee hears Onder’s bill on abortion regulations

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Abortion rights advocates and anti-abortion activists filled Senate Hearing Room 1 to capacity early Tuesday morning to discuss a new bill from Sen. Bob Onder, R-O’Fallon, which would bring a new...

Q & A: Sen. Gary Romine speaks about the ASARCO settlement

Q & A: Sen. Gary Romine speaks about the ASARCO settlement

With Gov. Jay Nixon’s decision to approve the purchase of a parcel of land in Oregon County to build a state park using funds from the ASARCO settlement, elected officials from Southeast Missouri have...

Nasheed, Dogan, ACLU team up to fight police profiling

Nasheed, Dogan, ACLU team up to fight police profiling

ST. LOUIS – Current laws dictating police oversight when it comes to possible racial profiling lack teeth according to Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis. So along with the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of...

Schaefer named Family Champion of the Year

Schaefer named Family Champion of the Year

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Family Policy Council named Sen. Kurt Schaefer, R-Columbia, as their Missouri Family Champion of the Year for 2015 Tuesday. Schaefer said he was grateful to receive the honor....