Archive | May, 2013

Capitol Connection: End of Session 2013

Lawmakers Wrap 2013 Session: The gavel fell on the first session of the 97th Missouri General Assembly at 6:00 p.m. Friday, May 17, closing out a year that grew increasingly combative as legislators advanced an agenda contrary to Governor Jay Nixon’s ideology. The state’s business community praised lawmakers for finally approving needed changes to the […]

for the week ending May 17, 2013

Lawmakers Wrap 2013 Session: The gavel fell on the first session of the 97th Missouri General Assembly at 6:00 p.m. Friday, closing out a year that had grown increasingly combative as legislators advanced an agenda contrary to Governor Jay Nixon’s ideology. The state’s business community praised lawmakers for finally approving needed changes to the Second […]

for the week ending May 10, 2013

Lawmakers Down to the Wire: The Missouri legislature wrapped up a fast-paced week with the passage of the state’s $25 billion operating budget prior to today’s constitutional deadline. Lawmakers enter their final week on Monday, with the fate of many bills still on the debate calendar depending on the pace and priorities set by leadership […]

for the week ending May 3, 2013

Telecom Package Heads to Governor: Legislation addressing a number of key industry issues is headed to Governor Nixon’s desk following a flurry of strategic moves this week in the Missouri House and Senate. Action began Monday afternoon when Senator Brad Lager, chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee, reported HB 331 from committee to the floor […]