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Sen. Hoskins introduced Sherry Jones to the Senate Gubernatorial Appointments Committee for her reconfirmation as a member of the State Fair Board.
Where does milk come from? The answer to that question will vary, depending on a person’s age and where they were raised. Increasingly, Missourians are disconnected from the farm and many young people today have no understanding of how a gallon of milk ends up in their grocer’s dairy case. Senate...
Representative Jim Neely
The Missouri House of Representative has approved legislation to protect taxpayer dollars from expensive projects that run over budget or behind schedule. Known as the Million Dollar Boondoggle Act, the bill is meant to increase transparency for taxpayers so they are aware of what the state is...
During Mr. Crawford’s “Why the Titanic Sank” session, students experienced the water temperature of the ocean on the night of the Titanic’s sinking.
Penney Punch is a program offered through the PHS library on a quarterly basis to provide students with additional support and learning opportunities. The most recent punch night was held on Thursday, February 28th. Sessions included topics such as ACT bootcamp, study labs in History, Math,...
Fiscally Responsible FY 2020 State Operating Budget moves from the House to the Senate (HBs 1-13) This week the members of the House of Representatives put their stamp of approval on a balanced, fiscally responsible state operating budget for the upcoming fiscal year that starts in July. The 13...
Senator Denny Hoskins presented Robert Wiegers to the Senate Committee on Gubernatorial Appointments.
This week, I presented Senate Bill 366 to the Economic Development Committee. The “Show Missouri Film and Digital Media Act” reauthorizes an expired tax credit that encourages the production of motion pictures and television programs in Missouri. Since the previous tax credit lapsed in late 2013,...
The legislative session reached its mid-point Thursday at the close of session. So there was a lot to finish up before adjourning. The House has sent nearly 70 bills to the Senate and the two chambers have worked together to see one bill already passed and signed into law by the governor.  House...
Johnson County Ambulance District EMS Chief Shane Lockard.
REAL ID Available March 25 Imagine stepping up to TSA security check-in at the airport and being told your Missouri driver’s license is not an acceptable form of identification for boarding your flight. That could actually happen beginning Oct. 1, 2020. On that date, TSA and other federal...
Senato Hoskins poses for a photo with Robyn Schelp and her son, Jacob. The Schelp family has been strong advocates for Senate Bill 45.
As the mid-point of the 2019 legislative session rapidly approaches, the Senate is busy perfecting legislation, passing bills and sending them on for review by the House of Representatives. March 1 was the last day bills could be introduced in the Senate, with 575 bills and resolutions submitted in...
Representative Jim Neely
House members came together in bipartisan fashion this week to approve legislation that would make it a felony to possess or distribute the potent synthetic opioid fentanyl and certain date-rape drugs. The measure would make it a first- or second-degree felony to possess or traffic fentanyl — which...

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