Once upon a time, there was a little girl who had to grow up fast. It’s not your typical fairy tale story, but it’s one that is a bit more familiar than any tale featuring an omnipotent godmother.
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For Missouri teachers, the app would make the process of reporting armed intruders faster and more efficient. One touch of a button on the app sends an alert out with no phone call necessary.
“The discharge petition and Schatz’s ruling against Onder’s point of order were both nuclear events. The chamber was finished at that point,” Eigel said. “We had two final choices at that point; one, filibuster for 24 hours and then likely sustain a PQ, or allow the map to come to a vote and adjourn the session.”
“The Senate hearing devolved into the shit-show we all knew was coming, but this was a Broadway play level shit-show instead of the community theater level shit-show we were prepared for,” they said.
"Those who earn too little to pay income taxes aren't a part of this, they're paying other taxes, they're contributing to general revenue, but they're left entirely out of this," Traci Gleason, a spokesperson for the Missouri Budget Project said.
The Missouri Times spoke to the three senators in the room when the final deal was cut to pass the map. Senate Majority Leader Caleb Rowden, Senate Minority Leader John Rizzo, and de facto leader of the senate conservative caucus, Senator Bill Eigel.
Winners stem from Farm Bureau to the Soybean Association to the Cattlemen, and really all of the Missouri ag community.
During the last two weeks of the session, The Missouri Times will bring you hourly updates of floor activity for each chamber.
Rep. Mike Haffner’s HB 2005, enhances protections for Missouri property owners when private companies seek to use eminent domain to build high-voltage electrical transmission lines — like the Grain Belt Express Project. The bill was deftly moved through the upper chamber by Sen. Jason Bean.
The Arnold Police Officers Association has announced its endorsement for Republican state Rep. Dan Shaul for SD 22.