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Senate Sends Legislation with Strongest Protections for Innocent Unborn Children to Governor

The Bill Also Protects Rights of Alternatives-to-Abortion Facilities

JEFFERSON CITY — This week, the Missouri State Senate sent the governor one of the strongest pieces of legislation to protect life the Show-Me State has seen in years. The measure, Senate Bill 5, closes loopholes in Missouri’s abortion laws and further protects First Amendment rights. Continue reading “Senate Sends Legislation with Strongest Protections for Innocent Unborn Children to Governor”

Senate Advances Measure with Strongest Protections for Innocent Unborn Children in Years

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The Bill Will Also Help Ensure the Health and Safety of Women In Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY— The Senate advanced a measure this week that closes loopholes in Missouri’s abortion laws and further protects First Amendment rights. During the Second Extraordinary Session of the 99th General Assembly, the Legislature was called to protect the lives of the innocent unborn and ensure the health and safety of women in the Show-Me State. Senate Leader Ron Richard, R-Joplin, said a recent judge’s ruling ending certain safety standards led to the urgency of passing these bills now instead of waiting until next January. Continue reading “Senate Advances Measure with Strongest Protections for Innocent Unborn Children in Years”

Senate Approves Measure That Could Bring Hundreds of Jobs to the Show-Me State

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Bill Now Awaits Governor’s Signature

JEFFERSON CITY—The Missouri State Senate gave approval today to a measure that could create hundreds of jobs for Missourians. It also includes various consumer protection provisions to address concerns held by some legislators. Senate Leader Ron Richard, R-Joplin, said this measure will promote and foster economic growth across the state. Continue reading “Senate Approves Measure That Could Bring Hundreds of Jobs to the Show-Me State”

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Senate Provides Strong Economic Developments Tools to the Show-Me State

Labor Reform and Tort Reform Lead the Issues on the Governor’s Desk

JEFFERSON CITY— The First Regular Session of the 99th General Assembly came to a close today as the gavel fell at 6 p.m. After five months, senators will return back to their home districts as the Constitutional deadline passes. Senate Leader Ron Richard, R-Joplin, said while this session seemed frustrating at times, the quality of the bills passed is much more important than the quantity. Continue reading “Session Scorecard”

Senate Approves “Real ID Fix”

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Measure Will Give Missourians the Option of Obtaining a Real ID-Compliant License

JEFFERSON CITY— The Senate gave approval this week to a measure that will allow Missourians the option of choosing a Real ID-complaint license. Without final passage of this bill, starting January 22, 2018, Missouri state driver’s licenses will no longer be accepted as identification to board a plane, whether domestic or international. Continue reading “Senate Approves “Real ID Fix””

Senate Approves Measure to Protect Services for 8,000 Missourians

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Bill Creates the Missouri Senior Services Protection Fund

JEFFERSON CITY— The Missouri Senate this week approved House Committee Bill 3 that provides funds to restore some services for seniors and vulnerable citizens. Senate Leader Ron Richard, R-Joplin, said the funds will help provide services to about 8,000 elderly and disabled Missourians and will also restore about half of the proposed provider rate cut in the budget passed last week by the General Assembly. Continue reading “Senate Approves Measure to Protect Services for 8,000 Missourians”

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