The Missouri Senate Minute


The Senate Minute drops Mondays through Thursdays during session and Tuesdays during the interim. The Senate Minute encapsulates Senate actions into one 60-second package, ready for air or for podcast.

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June

Jun. 11, 2024:  

Senate Bill 751 would enact provisions relating to distribution of 340B drugs. This measure awaits action from the executive branch. Senate Bill 1098 would have created provisions relating to inmate phone call fees.

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Jun. 4, 2024:  

Missouri senators are awaiting action on a number of measures they sent to the executive branch during the regular legislative session. These include Senate Bill 748, which would modify provisions relating to reimbursement allowance taxes.

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May

May. 28, 2024:  

Only a small percentage of all the legislation filed during the 2024 regular legislative session made it past the finish line. The Second Regular Session of the 102nd General Assembly will adjourn sine die on Thursday, May 30.

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May. 21, 2024:  

Missouri lawmakers are reflecting on the just-completed regular legislative session, which ended on Friday, May 17.

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May. 16, 2024:  

Senate Joint Resolutions 74, 48, 59, 61 & 83 is set to go to a Missouri Senate-House conference committee. This resolution, if approved, would ask Missouri voters to decide changes to rules governing initiative petitions in our state.

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May. 15, 2024:  

Missouri senators have spent more than 48 hours on what is commonly referred to as IP reform. Senate Joint Resolutions 74, 48, 59, 61 & 83 would ask voters to change certain rules governing initiative petitions in our state.

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May. 14, 2024:  

Missouri Senate discussion is underway on Senate Joint Resolutions 74, 48, 59, 61 & 83, which — upon voter approval — would modify provisions relating to constitutional amendments. The 2024 regular legislative session will end on Friday.

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May. 13, 2024:  

Missouri senators are poised to take up Senate Joint Resolutions 74, 48, 59, 61 & 83 on the floor of the Missouri Senate for discussion. This resolution, upon voter approval, would modify provisions relating to constitutional amendments.

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May. 9, 2024:  

Senate Bill 1359 moves one step closer to becoming law. This measure seeks to modify provisions relating to financial institutions. Missouri senators are also working toward completing the Fiscal Year 2025 state operating budget.

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May. 8, 2024:  

The governor signs into law House Bill 1751, which modifies provisions governing solid waste management permits, Senate Bill 727 and House Bill 2287, which both relate to education.

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May. 7, 2024:  

The Missouri Senate has an amended version of Senate Joint Resolutions 74, 48, 59, 61 & 83, which would ask Missouri voters to modify provisions relating to constitutional amendments. This is among several issues still undecided as lawmakers move into the final days of the 2024 regular legislative session.

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May. 6, 2024:  

The Missouri Senate faces a deadline on finishing the Fiscal Year 2025 state operating budget. By law, the budget must be delivered to the executive branch no later than 6 p.m. this Friday, May 17.

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May. 2, 2024:  

Missouri senators move closer to forming their version of the Fiscal Year 2025 state operating budget. Senate Joint Resolutions 74, 48, 59, 61 & 83 would ask voters to change some initiative petition rules. Senate Bill 748 now has first-round Missouri Senate approval.

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May. 1, 2024:  

Missouri senators remain prepared to start working on their version of the Fiscal Year 2025 state operating budget. The budget has to be delivered to the governor no later than 6 p.m. on Friday, May 10.

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April

Apr. 30, 2024:  

As the Missouri Senate starts work on the Fiscal Year 2025 state operating budget, questions remain over Senate Bill 748, which relates to federal Medicaid reimbursements to Missouri hospitals.

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Apr. 29, 2024:  

The Fiscal Year 2025 budget comes into the spotlight this week. The full Missouri Senate is expected to discuss the budget, which is due to the executive branch on May 10.

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Apr. 25, 2024:  

Senate Bill 748 relates to Missouri’s Fiscal Year 2025 operating budget. Both are on the Missouri Senate’s radar. In addition, Senate Bill 890 would create the "Missing and Murdered African American Women Task Force."

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Apr. 24, 2024:  

The Missouri Senate Appropriations Committee begins the next stage of the budgeting process. The panel will spend at least three days this week pouring over the Fiscal Year 2025 state operating budget.

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Apr. 23, 2024:  

Missouri senators spend time on Senate Bill 740, legislation that seeks to modify provisions relating to utilities.

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Apr. 22, 2024:  

There are now four weeks left in the 2024 regular legislative session. The Fiscal Year 2025 state operating budget is now in the Missouri Senate, with a May 10 completion date.

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Apr. 18, 2024:  

Missouri senators send House Bill 2016 to the governor. This is a supplemental budget bill for the current fiscal year. House Bill 2287, which would establish provisions relating to elementary and secondary education, returns to the Missouri House of Representatives.

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Apr. 17, 2024:  

Senate Bill 1462 would require school districts and charter schools to provide instruction in cursive writing. Senate Bill 1471 would create provisions relating to certain types of billing for water or sewer services.

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Apr. 16, 2024:  

Missouri senators discuss Senate Bill 782, legislation that would create provisions relating to water exportation outside the state. This measure has been returned to the Informal Calendar for further discussion.

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Apr. 15, 2024:  

The Missouri Senate could soon consider the Fiscal Year 2025 state operating budget. First, the Missouri Senate Appropriations Committee has to review appropriations measures.

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Apr. 11, 2024:  

Missouri senators send Senate Bills 767 & 1342 to the Missouri House of Representatives for consideration. This measure seeks to modify provisions relating to marriage. 

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Apr. 10, 2024:  

House Bill 2634 seeks to modify provisions relating to public funding of abortion facilities and affiliates, and provisions relating to MO HealthNet providers. Missouri senators pass and return this legislation to the Missouri House of Representatives for further consideration.

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Apr. 9, 2024:  

Missouri senators give preliminary approval to Senate Bill 898, which would modify provisions relating to public employee retirement systems, and Senate Bill 964, which would enact provisions relating to state designations.

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Apr. 8, 2024:  

On March 25, the Missouri Senate Judiciary and Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence Committee heard two measures that relate to expunging certain records in Missouri: Senate Bill 763 and Senate Bill 1161.

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Apr. 4, 2024:  

Senate Bill 739 seeks to modify provisions relating to solid waste disposal area permits. Missouri senators spent more than eight hours on this proposal

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Apr. 3, 2024:  

Missouri senators give Senate Joint Resolution 78 preliminary approval. This resolution, upon voter approval, would modify provisions relating to elections.

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Apr. 2, 2024:  

On Friday, May 17, the Second Regular Session of the 102nd General Assembly will end. Before then, lawmakers have several items they would like to send across the legislative finish line.

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Apr. 1, 2024:  

Senate Bill 801 would modify provisions relating to child protection. Senate Bill 890 would create the "Missing and Murdered African-American Women Task Force."

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March

Mar. 28, 2024:  

Missouri senators give preliminary approval to Senate Joint Resolution 50. This resolution, upon voter approval, would modify provisions relating to taxation.

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Mar. 27, 2024:  

Missouri senators give first-round approval to Senate Bills 894 & 825, a measure that would modify provisions relating to the promotion of business development. This legislation needs another positive vote to send it to the Missouri House of Representatives for consideration.

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Mar. 26, 2024:  

Missouri senators discuss Senate Bill 984, legislation that seeks to create the "Intoxicating Cannabinoid Control Act." This measure has been tabled for further dialogue.

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Mar. 25, 2024:  

With eight weeks left in the 2024 regular legislative session, the number of days to consider legislation is shrinking. House Bill 1486 would change provisions governing early childhood education programs.

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Mar. 21, 2024:  

When lawmakers return to Jefferson City on Monday, March 25, they will have many items left for consideration. These include Senate Bills 767 & 1342, legislation that would modify provisions relating to the age of marriage.

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Mar. 20, 2024:  

Among the items that await Missouri senators in the second half of the 2024 regular legislative session is Senate Bill 748, legislation that would modify provisions relating to reimbursement allowance taxes.

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Mar. 19, 2024:  

Senate Bills 754, 746, 788, 765, 841, 887 & 861 is one of 12 Missouri Senate measures awaiting action in the Missouri House of Representatives. This proposal would modify provisions relating to public safety.

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Mar. 18, 2024:  

Missouri senators have reached the halfway point of the 2024 regular legislative session and are currently in their annual mid-session recess. Session will resume on Monday, March 25.

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Mar. 14, 2024:  

The Missouri Senate Health and Welfare Committee holds a hearing on Senate Joint Resolution 76, which — upon voter approval — would modify provisions relating to MO HealthNet. In the meantime, Senate Bill 1486 awaits a committee hearing. This measure would modify the definition of an unborn child to exclude embryos created through in vitro fertilization, prior to implantation.

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Mar. 13, 2024:  

Missouri senators give preliminary approval to Senate Bill 727, legislation that would create and modify provisions relating to elementary and secondary education. The measure still needs another positive vote to go to the Missouri House of Representatives for similar consideration.

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Mar. 12, 2024:  

Missouri senators discuss Senate Bill 727, legislation that seeks to modify provisions of the Missouri Empowerment Scholarship Accounts Program and authorize charter schools to operate in Boone, St. Charles and St. Louis counties.

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Mar. 11, 2024:  

Missouri senators could discuss Senate Bill 727 on the floor of the Missouri Senate this week. This measure would modify provisions of the Missouri Empowerment Scholarship Accounts Program and authorize charter schools to operate in Boone, St. Charles and St. Louis counties.

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Mar. 7, 2024:  

Missouri senators discuss Senate Bill 818, which seeks to modify provisions relating to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services’ rulemaking authority. This measure has been placed on the Informal Calendar.

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Mar. 6, 2024:  

Missouri senators discuss Senate Bill 750, legislation that would modify provisions relating to the collection of delinquent property taxes, and Senate Bill 964, a measure that would designate Aug. 6 of each year as "Chris Sifford Day" in Missouri.

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Mar. 5, 2024:  

Missouri senators return to Senate Bill 862, a measure that seeks to modify provisions relating to money held by the Children's Division for the benefit of a child. This legislation has been returned to the Informal Calendar for future consideration.

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Mar. 4, 2024:  

Missouri senators are almost finished with the first half of the 2024 regular legislative session. Among those issues yet to see time discussed on the floor of the Missouri Senate is sports wagering.

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February

Feb. 29, 2024:  

Senate Joint Resolution 71, if approved by Missouri voters, would continue costs and fees to support the salaries and benefits of sheriffs, prosecuting attorneys and circuit attorneys. Senate Bill 1039 would create the Missouri Geospatial Advisory Council. Both of these measures now have preliminary Missouri Senate approval.

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Feb. 28, 2024:  

Missouri senators discuss Senate Bill 742, a measure that seeks to authorize tax credits for childcare. This proposal has been placed on the Informal Calendar for future consideration.

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Feb. 27, 2024:  

Senate Bills 754, 746, 788, 765, 841, 887 & 861 would modify provisions relating to public safety. This measure has been set aside for further discussion.

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Feb. 26, 2024:  

Senate Bill 727 seeks to modify provisions of the Missouri Empowerment Scholarship Accounts Program and authorize charter schools in Boone, St. Charles and St. Louis counties. Senate Bill 742 authorizes tax credits for childcare.

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Feb. 22, 2024:  

Missouri senators discuss Senate Bill 799, legislation that seeks to modify provisions relating to motor vehicle assessments. This measure has been laid over for continued dialogue.

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Feb. 21, 2024:  

Missouri senators give first-round approval to Senate Joint Resolutions 74, 48, 59, 61 & 83. This resolution would ask voters to modify provisions relating to constitutional amendments.

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Feb. 20, 2024:  

Senate Bill 978 and Senate Bill 1035 seek to enact provisions relating to payments for prescription drugs. Both of these proposals were heard in the Missouri Senate Insurance and Banking Committee on Monday afternoon (2/19).

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Feb. 19, 2024:  

After spending 11 hours on Senate Joint Resolutions 74, 48, 59, 61 & 83 this past week, Missouri senators may return to the topic this week. This resolution would let voters decide on modifying provisions relating to constitutional amendments.

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Feb. 15, 2024:  

After spending 11 hours on Senate Joint Resolutions 74, 48, 59, 61 & 83, Missouri senators could continue the discussion next week. This joint resolution would let voters decide new rules governing constitutional amendments.

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Feb. 14, 2024:  

Missouri senators have now spent approximately 11 hours discussing Senate Joint Resolutions 74, 48, 59, 61 & 83. This resolution would let Missouri voters decide modifying provisions relating to constitutional amendments.

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Feb. 13, 2024:  

Missouri senators spend time discussing Senate Joint Resolutions 74, 48, 59, 61 & 83 on the floor of the Missouri Senate. This resolution would ask voters to decide changes to constitutional amendments.

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Feb. 12, 2024:  

Missouri senators could discuss Senate Joint Resolutions 74, 48, 59, 61 & 83 on the floor of the Missouri Senate this week. Upon voter approval, this resolution would modify provisions relating to constitutional amendments.

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Feb. 8, 2024:  

Senate Bills 1168 & 810 would modify provisions relating to public funding of abortion facilities and affiliates, and provisions relating to MO HealthNet providers. Missouri senators discussed this measure on Feb. 7.

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Feb. 7, 2024:  

The Missouri Senate Select Committee on Empowering Missouri Parents and Children hears Senate Bill 1051, legislation that seeks to allow the enrollment of non-resident students in public school districts, and Senate Bill 1081, a measure that would require public schools to develop cardiac emergency response plans.

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Feb. 6, 2024:  

Missouri senators send Senate Concurrent Resolution 23 to the Missouri House of Representatives for consideration. This resolution would make changes to rules governing the Virtual Instruction Program.

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Feb. 5, 2024:  

As the Missouri Senate moves toward discussions on key pieces of legislation, some are starting to wonder what other issues could become the focus for lawmakers as the Legislature moves into the second month of the 2024 regular legislative session.

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Feb. 1, 2024:  

The Missouri Senate Judiciary and Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence Committee hears Senate Bill 767 and Senate Bill 1342, both of which relate to raising the age for marriage in the Show-Me State.

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January

Jan. 31, 2024:  

Senate Bill 748 seeks to modify provisions relating to reimbursement allowance taxes. This could be the first measure Missouri senators discuss on the floor of the Missouri Senate this session.

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Jan. 30, 2024:  

Senate Joint Resolution 74 is on its way to the Missouri Senate for discussion. This resolution, if approved by Missouri voters, would make changes to the way initiative petitions would get on future ballots.

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Jan. 29, 2024:  

Missouri senators prepare to discuss one of the biggest issues of this session. The Missouri Senate Local Government and Elections Committee hears 12 different Senate joint resolutions that relate to initiative petition (I.P.) reform.

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Jan. 25, 2024:  

Senate Bill 810 would modify provisions relating to eligible MO HealthNet providers. Senate Bill 888 would modify the Pregnancy-Associated Mortality Review Board. Both of these proposals have been heard in committee.

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Jan. 24, 2024:  

Among the measures moving through committee right now are Senate Bill 780, legislation that seeks to modify provisions relating to student enrollment in the Missouri Course Access and Virtual School Program, and Senate Bill 861, a measure that would modify provisions relating to expungement.

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Jan. 23, 2024:  

The Missouri Senate Judiciary and Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence Committee hears Senate Bill 746, legislation that seeks to modify provisions relating to eligibility for parole, and Senate Bill 760, a measure that would modify provisions relating to the critical incident stress management program.

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Jan. 22, 2024:  

Sports wagering and the earnings are on the minds of some Missouri senators, but not all.

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Jan. 18, 2024:  

The Missouri Senate Judiciary and Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence Committee hears Senate Bill 754, a measure that would modify provisions relating to law enforcement animals, and Senate Bill 788, which would create the offense of unlawful discharge of a firearm. 

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Jan. 17, 2024:  

The Missouri Senate Appropriations Committee hears Senate Bill 748, a measure that would modify provisions relating to reimbursement allowance taxes. The F.R.A., as it is commonly referred to, comes up for renewal every few years.

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Jan. 16, 2024:  

Missouri senators may spend time on any number of education-related measures this year. Already, three proposals have been heard in committee, with more to come this week.

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Jan. 15, 2024:  

Among the measures that could be heard in committee this week is Senate Bill 748, legislation that seeks to modify provisions relating to reimbursement allowance taxes. 

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Jan. 11, 2024:  

Missouri Senate committees have started to meet. Among the first legislation to be heard this session is Senate Bill 727, a measure that seeks to modify provisions of the Missouri Empowerment Scholarship Accounts Program.

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Jan. 10, 2024:  

In any year, there can be any number of priorities held amongst all of the lawmakers. As the 2024 continues, these priorities are coming under the microscope.

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Jan. 9, 2024:  

Missouri senators may revisit rules regarding who can own land in the Show-Me State. This became a focal point during the 2023 regular legislative session as well.

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Jan. 8, 2024:  

Missouri senators may look at the earnings tax, which affects people who live in both the St. Louis and Kansas City areas. Residents vote on this tax’s extension every few years. 

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Jan. 4, 2024:  

Missouri senators may continue to work toward changing state law on who can own property in Missouri. Some lawmakers also want to address four-day school weeks in our state during this year’s regular legislative session, which started on Jan. 3.

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Jan. 3, 2024:  

As Missouri senators kick off the Second Regular Session of the 102nd General Assembly, some lawmakers may consider looking at both crime and local control again this year. 

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Jan. 2, 2024:  

When lawmakers return to Jefferson City tomorrow (Wednesday, Jan. 3), some of the items they discuss will resemble what they talked about in 2023. Part of this list could include initiative petition reform.

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Jan. 1, 2024:  

Among the many potential topics for lawmakers this year could be sports gambling. The 2024 legislative session will start Wednesday, Jan. 3.

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