The Missouri 911 Board is putting $2 million toward modernizing systems across the state, bringing them in line with national standards.
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After perfecting it during a lengthy debate earlier this week, the Missouri Senate voted to pass a controversial public safety bill Thursday.
Attorney Gen. Eric Schmitt said his Safer Streets Initiative, which was launched in 2019, has resulted in 516 charges against 289 defendants across the state.
Eight hours of debate — and an evacuation of the Capitol due to a fire alarm — ultimately resulted in the perfection of a sweeping bill related to law enforcement officers and protestors.
Because of the price tag on the bill already, Rep. Lane Roberts said it’s not intended — at least at this point — to be retroactive.
A bill proponents say would protect first responders from dangerous information leaks was perfected by the House Wednesday.
House Speaker Pro Tem John Wiemann said Missouri was on track in its endeavor to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine across the state.
"Allowing individual passengers to carry firearms on transit is not the answer to enhancing the safety and security of these systems."
“The vote taken today in caucus is reflective of the incredibly serious nature of the federal charges filed against her and the fact these issues compromise her ability to serve her constituents effectively.”
"I hope you can see this debate is about the Second Amendment, but it is also about the purpose of the Constitution itself."