Tag: special session

Sen. Cunningham outlines Senate plan to restore in-home and nursing cuts

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Sen. Mike Cunningham, R-Rogersville, released the following statement today regarding his concerns on the detrimental effects cuts to in-home health care and nursing homes will have on Missouri’s most vulnerable citizens. “Several months ago I presented a plan to Senate leadership and my caucus, which outlined […]

Parson calls for special session to oust Chappelle-Nadal and restore in-home care budget cuts

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson is calling on the Missouri Legislature to call themselves to a special session to address the issue of how to restore funding to the in-home service cuts to more than 8,000 senior, disabled and veterans, but he also is asking the Senate […]

How does a legislative special session work, and what could it mean for Chappelle-Nadal?

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – With calls for a special session swirling around the state, the question of just how the legislature could call a session in order is on the minds of many. Currently, the loudest cries are for a special session to deal with the expulsion of the recently […]

Could HCB 3 appear once again before the legislature?

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – As the legislature’s annual veto session draws closer, Democrats across the state are pushing for an override of perhaps the most contentious bill to pass through the legislature this past session: HCB 3. What began as the controversial “circuit breaker” bill morphed through the final weeks […]

Greitens re-issues call for special session with some changes

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. –  It seems that Governor Eric Greitens’ last call for special session needed some revisions because, on Wednesday, that’s exactly what happened. Members of the legislature received a revised call following the 4th of July, which included all of the provisions of the Governor’s call for an […]

Op-Ed: Protect the lives of Missouri’s innocent unborn

By State Rep. Mike Moon A recent Missouri Times op-ed stated that Missouri “has been making national headlines” over the recent and current special session regarding abortion.  While it’s true that our state has been making the news, there is a difference of opinion about the perception of the news-making.  Governor Greitens […]

Op-Ed: The GOP’s Emergency Session Has Made Missouri a Laughing Stock

By Alison Dreith, Executive Director of NARAL Pro-Choice Missouri Missouri has been making national headlines over the last week, and not the kind we should be proud of. This all started when Gov. Eric Greitens took to Facebook to call for an “emergency” special session of the state legislature. The […]

Planned Parenthood STL CEO talks abortion access, special session on TWMP

ST. LOUIS – Mary Kogut, the president and CEO of Planned Parenthood St. Louis, visited the set of This Week in Missouri Politics to discuss Gov. Eric Greitens’ special session to institute new abortion regulations in the state of Missouri. The St. Louis leader of the abortion access advocacy group […]