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Marissa Graham of Hamilton Bank, Caldwell County, visited the Capitol for MBA Target Bankers.
Legislation Moving Forward I’m pleased to report the Senate has passed my Senate Bill 644 and sent it onto the House of Representatives. This measure makes changes to Missouri’s law regarding service animals. It expands the definition of service dog to include “mental health service dogs,” which...
Missouri House members took action this week to reinstitute a voter ID requirement that was approved by more than 60 percent of Missourians in 2016. Lawmakers gave first-round approval to a bill that would bring clarity to the requirements that were gutted by a Missouri Supreme Court decision in...
Senator Hoskins welcomed motorcycle enthusiasts from Concordia, Knob Noster and Warrensburg who came to Jefferson City as part of a grassroots advocacy day sponsored by Freedom of the Road Riders.
Defending Our Right to Hunt This week, I presented legislation that asks Missouri voters to enshrine the right to hunt and fish in Missouri’s Constitution. Senate Joint Resolution 62 simply states that “the citizens of this state have a right to hunt, fish and harvest wildlife.” The measure, which...
Greetings Friends of the 8th District! I hope you are enjoying the longer days of the refreshing sun light out there. Warmer temperatures and spring are upon us.   House Approves Bill to Require Victim Impact Program for DWI Offenders (HB 1488) A bill now headed to the Senate would require a person...
Senator Hoskins welcomed members of the Missouri Farm Bureau from the 21st District who were in the capital city for the annual Farm Bureau legislative banquet. Pictured in this photo are Mike and Jeanne Pollard, Caldwell County; Tom Silvey, Caldwell County; Barb Fifer, Ray County; Jim and Dona Proffitt, Ray County; Bill Robinson, Ray County; Violet Corbett, Johnson County; Mary Ellen Young, Johnson County; and William Gray, Lafayette County.
With more than a quarter of the 2020 legislative session behind us, members of the General Assembly are hard at work advancing bills. This week the Senate took up and passed several pieces of legislation that will now move onto the House of Representatives for its consideration. A few of these...
Senator Hoskins presented resolutions to two state FFA officers from the 21st Senatorial District. Visiting the Capitol as part of FFA legislative day was Kaylee Lewis of Chillicothe and Jacob Hall of Marshall.
Legislative activity continued at the State Capitol this week with a full schedule of committee hearings and a number of bills being debated in the Senate Chamber. The Agriculture Committee approved two of the bills I presented last week and sent them on to the full Senate for its consideration....
Greetings Friends of the 8th District! We have had many visitors from the district this week.  Thank you for stopping by as you are always welcomed. Hopefully Spring is right around the corner. House Approves Bill to Require Adequate Training for County Coroners (HB 1435)  Legislation approved by...
Visitors from Caldwell County included Terry Rumery, Economic Development Director; C.R. “Bud” Motsinger, Presiding Commissioner; and Rex Hibler, Western District Commissioner.
You might imagine, there was plenty of red on display at the Capitol this week. How about those Chiefs? Congratulations to Missouri’s NFL team for a much-deserved victory. The Chiefs did Missouri proud! We had an abbreviated week at the State Capitol as a forecast of severe weather raised concerns...
Senator Hoskins receives the Senator of the Year award from the Missouri Coalition of Recovery Support Providers. From left: Bobbi Jo Reed, executive director of Healing House and MCRSP board member, Emily McConnell of Recovery Lighthouse, Sen. Hoskins and Greg Smith, executive director of MCRSP.
JEFFERSON CITY —State Sen. Denny Hoskins, R-Warrensburg, has been named the 2019 Senator of the Year by the Missouri Coalition of Recovery Support Providers (MCRSP). The organization is a network of faith-based peer and community service providers dedicated to helping restore lives broken by...
Greetings Friends of the 8th District! Bill filing, committee hearings, and bill hearings are going quick here at the Capitol.  If you are one who likes to follow my bills, or any of the bills, I encourage you to look on the house website at www.house.mo.gov to follow the movement of the bills this...

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