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Senator Hoskins presents a resolution to Morgan Starbuck in recognition of her selection as a delegate to the 2019 4-H Legislative Academy.
Welcoming Friends From 4-H This week, I was pleased to welcome two terrific young people from the 21st Senatorial District to my office. Kara Smith and Morgan Starbuck were selected as delegates to the 2019 4-H Legislative Academy, which was held in Jefferson City, Feb. 18-20. As part of their...
House Approves Sentencing Reform Bill (HB 113) Members of the Missouri House of Representatives gave their stamp of approval this week to legislation that would give judges greater discretion when sentencing non-violent offenders. The bill is meant to both help non-violent offenders get a second...
Members of the Missouri House of Representatives gave initial approval this week to legislation meant to put thousands of Missourians on a fast track to develop the skills they need to obtain good-paying jobs. The bill would create a new state financial aid program known as Fast Track that would...
City received overall rating of fair; report highlights lack of planning for street maintenance, recommends better processes to avoid conflicts of interest Feb. 6 – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today released a citizen-requested audit of the City of Hamilton, located in Caldwell County....
Members of the Caldwell County Commission came to Jefferson City to discuss county priorities as part of the Great Northwest Day regional advocacy event. From left: Jonathan Abbott, Rex Hibler, Sen. Hoskins and C.R. “Bud” Motsinger.
Moving Bills Through Committees Before a bill can become law, it must first be considered by one of the Senate’s committees. As bills are brought before a committee, the sponsor explains the measure and witnesses are called to speak in favor or opposition of the proposed law. Committee hearings...
Ryley Bargaray with Representative Jim Neely
State Representative Jim Neely welcomed a job shadow to the Capitol on Wednesday, February 6, 2018. Ryley Bargaray of Cameron High School had the opportunity to see the legislative process at work by following Rep. Neely for the day. Ms. Bargaray had the opportunity through her FCCLA chapter. Her...
House Gives First-Round Approval to Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (HB 188) The Missouri House has given initial approval to legislation meant to provide a tool to help the state address the prescription drug abuse epidemic. Known as the Narcotics Control Act, the bill would create a...
Members of the House and Senate gathered in the House Chamber this week to get an update on the state of Missouri’s judicial branch. Lawmakers listened to the annual State of the Judiciary Address that was delivered by Missouri Supreme Court Chief Justice Zel Fischer. He used his speech to address...
The Knob Noster delegation from left: Luke Lewis, Gayla Roten, Sen. Hoskins, Bud Thering and Steven Hoffman.
Welcoming Visitors to the Capitol The third full week of the 2019 legislative session was a bustle of activity as the various Senate committees got down to business hearing testimony on bills. Every legislator’s schedule was packed with committee meetings each morning and afternoon, nearly every...

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