Day: September 13, 2017

Senate censures Chappelle-Nadal, but leaves door open for later expulsion

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Senate has taken action to discipline the embattled Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal, though Republicans failed in their attempt to corral enough votes to expel her, something they had been threatening for weeks. The Missouri Legislature’s veto session saw little in terms of any attempt to […]

Republican leadership to look for alternative solution for in-home care cuts

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – As Missouri lawmakers returned for the annual veto session at the State Capitol, with many hoping to answer the question of what lawmakers could or should do about the budget cuts affecting in-home and nursing care for an estimated 8,000 senior citizens, disabled, and veterans. While the […]

Committee approved applications to name bridge, 3 roadways

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – This morning the Joint Committee on Transportation Oversight agreed to approve applications to give names to a bridge in Jennings, and roadways in Greene, St. Louis, and Barry Counties. The bridge on State Highway 11 crossing over I-70 in Jennings will be named after Army First […]

Schmitt calls on legislature to address pension crisis on Missouri’s doorstep

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri State Treasurer Eric Schmitt is once again calling on the legislature to take action against the looming cloud on Missouri’s pension horizon. The Republican statewide official and former state senator appeared before the Joint Committee on Public Employee Retirement Wednesday morning to unveil what he […]