Tag: Sen. Jeanie Riddle

Senate five bills away from Kehoe’s lobbyist gift measure

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Senate Majority Leader Mike Kehoe will likely introduce his lobbyist gift ban bill sometime this week as it nears the top of the Senate bills for perfection calendar. Yet five other bills stand in front of it, not to mention Senate bills on other calendars and […]

Richard creates three committees for interim

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Senate President Pro Tem Ron Richard announced Wednesday three new interim committees for 2015. Various senators will return to Jefferson City this summer and fall to serve on the Senate Interim Committees on Utility Regulation and Infrastructure Investment, MO HealthNet Pharmacy Benefits, and Long-Term Care Facilities. Richard told […]

Nixon sweet on ‘Honey Bill’

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The “Honey Bill” has buzzed its way into Missouri law. Last week, Gov. Jay Nixon signed Senate Bill 500, dubbed the “Honey Bill,” which redefined certain state statutes in regards to honey. Under old Missouri law, honey was held to the same regulatory standards as jams and […]