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The Missouri Senate Minute for Sept. 21: Education

JEFFERSON CITY — House Bill 349 establishes the “Missouri Empowerment Scholarship Accounts Program.” Original Source

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Senator Steven Roberts Graduates from U.S. Air Force JAG Course

Senator Roberts in uniform at Maxwell Air Force Base. JEFFERSON CITY — State Sen. Steven Roberts, D-St. Louis, graduated from…

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“Highlights with Hegeman” for the Week of Sept. 20: Veto Session Comes and Goes

Each year, the Missouri General Assembly gets the opportunity to review those bills that were given the “thumbs down” from…

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This Date in Missouri Senate History: Sept. 18, 1820

JEFFERSON CITY — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Sept. 18, 1820, the beginning of the First Regular Session…

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Sen. Barbara Anne Washington’s Legislative Column for the Week of Sept. 13, 2021

Week of Sept. 13, 2021 Lawmakers returned to the Missouri State Capitol on Wednesday, Sept. 15, for the annual, constitutionally-mandated…

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Senator Bill White’s Capitol Report for Sept. 17, 2021

Senator Bill White’s Capitol Report for Sept. 17, 2021 Annual Veto Session Concludes With the pounding of the Senate gavel,…

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This Week in the Missouri Senate for Sept. 17: Veto Session

JEFFERSON CITY — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews this year’s annual veto session; the Missouri Senate Economic Development…

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Sen. Mike Bernskoetter’s Legislative Column for Sept. 16, 2021

Recapping the 2021 Veto Session State lawmakers returned to the State Capitol on Wednesday, Sept. 15, for our annual veto…

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Senator Tony Luetkemeyer receives A+ Rating From Americans For Prosperity

JEFFERSON CITY — State Sen. Tony Luetkemeyer, R-Parkville, has received an A+ rating from the conservative watchdog group Americans for…

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Senator Holly Thompson Rehder to Host “Mobile Office Day” Events

Jefferson City — State Sen. Holly Thompson Rehder invites residents of the 27th Senatorial District to attend a series of…

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Sen. Bill Eigel Encourages Constituents to Celebrate Constitution Week

JEFFERSON CITY — State Sen. Bill Eigel, R-Weldon Spring, would like to encourage his constituents to participate in Constitution Week,…

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Senator Elaine Gannon’s Capitol Report for Sept. 16, 2021

Senator Elaine Gannon’s Capitol Report for Sept. 16, 2021 Annual Veto Session Convenes This week, I returned to my home…

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This Date in Missouri Senate History: Sept. 16, 1817

JEFFERSON CITY — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Sept. 16, 1817, the birthdate of former state rep. and…

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Sen. Mike Cierpiot’s Capitol Report for Sept. 15, 2021

Protecting Your Personal Liberty On Sept. 9, the president made an announcement that businesses with at least 100 employees must…

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The Missouri Senate Minute for Sept. 14: Gaming

JEFFERSON CITY — Before lawmakers return to the Capitol for the annual veto session, the Missouri Senate Economic Development Committee…

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Sen. Rick Brattin Urges Governor to Call Lawmakers Back to State Capitol to Stop President’s Vaccine Mandates

Senator Rick Brattin Urges Governor to Call Lawmakers Back to State Capitol to Stop President’s Vaccine Mandates JEFFERSON CITY —…

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Statement from Senator Justin Brown Regarding Federal Vaccine Mandates

JEFFERSON CITY — State Sen. Justin Brown, R-Rolla, today issued a statement relating to the president’s announcement regarding mandatory COVID-19…

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“Highlights with Hegeman” for the Week of Sept. 13: To Override or Not to Override

Every year, the Legislature has the opportunity to revisit any of the bills that were vetoed by the governor. It…

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This Date in Missouri Senate History: Sept. 12, 1961

JEFFERSON CITY — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Sept. 12, 1961, the day former Gov. — and Missouri…

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Senator Mike Moon Urges Governor to Shield Employers and Workers from Vaccine Mandates

For Immediate Release:  Sept. 10, 2020 Contact: Sen. Mike Moon 573-751-1480 Senator Mike Moon Urges Governor to Shield Employers and…

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Statement from Sen. Lincoln Hough Regarding President’s Announced COVID-19 Vaccination Mandates

Statement from Senator Lincoln Hough Regarding President’s Announced COVID-19 Vaccination Mandates Jefferson City — State Sen. Lincoln Hough, R-Springfield, today…

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This Week in the Missouri Senate for Sept. 10: Vetoed Legislation

JEFFERSON CITY — This Week in the Missouri Senate reviews two more measures that were vetoed by the governor this…

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Sen. Mike Bernskoetter’s Legislative Column for Sept. 10, 2021

The Work Remains A farmer’s work is never really done. Whether it’s raising livestock, harvesting crops, cleaning barns, maintaining equipment…

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Sen. Mike Cierpiot’s Capitol Report for Sept. 9, 2021

Helping End Food Insecurity in Missouri In 2019, the U.S. Department of Agriculture estimated that roughly 12% of Missouri households…

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This Date in Missouri Senate History: Sept. 9, 1901

JEFFERSON CITY — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Sept. 9, 1901, the day the first Missouri State Fair…

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Senator Tony Luetkemeyer’s Legislative Column for Sept. 8, 2021

Remembering 9/11 In just a few days, America will observe the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Although two decades…

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The Missouri Senate Minute for Sept. 7: Vetoed Legislation

JEFFERSON CITY — Senate Bill 226 is another measure that received a veto this year. The proposal would have modified…

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This Date in Missouri Senate History: Sept. 7, 1955

JEFFERSON CITY — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Sept. 7, 1955, the day the Kansas City School District…

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This Date in Missouri Senate History: Sept. 6, 1937

JEFFERSON CITY — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews Sept. 6, 1937, the day the Missouri Board of Probation…

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“Highlights with Hegeman” for the Week of Sept. 6: Too Many Jobs, Not Enough People

As I travel through the great northwest part of our state, I hear a familiar theme from employers. Throughout most…

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