Tag: KMZU Capitol Conversation

KMZU Capitol Conversation: Kansas a cautionary tale as lawmakers mull over infrastructure funding, falling state tax revenues

| January 16, 2019

State lawmakers are grappling with how to cover a shortfall in state revenues for the first quarter of fiscal year 2019 while attempting to increase infrastructure funding following the defeat of Proposition D by Missouri voters in November 2018.

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NEWSMAKER — New year, new governor, new cabinet officials: Centennial Missouri General Assembly begins Wednesday

| January 9, 2019

Rep. Peggy McGaugh told KMZU News she is ready to get back to work for the 39th District. The 100th Missouri General Assembly officially kicks off Wednesday, January 9.

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KMZU Capitol Conversation — Rep. Peggy McGaugh confident in passage of budget and tax bills this session

| April 25, 2018

Rep. Peggy McGaugh told KMZU’s Brian Lock she won’t let felony charges against Gov. Eric Greitens stop her or her party from governing as they weigh a budget for the next fiscal year and a possible tax cut for Missourians.

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The KMZU Capitol Conversation — State tax reform won’t be sidetracked by Greitens spectacle, Senator Hegeman says

| April 12, 2018

As allegations swirl and Governor Eric Greitens sucks up all the political oxygen in Jefferson City, Senator Denny Hoskins (R-21) says he is focused on issues that will directly impact Missourians, like tax cuts. A special session to consider articles of impeachment proceedings is slated to be held in May.

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The KMZU Capitol Conversation — As Governor Greitens trudges on, legislators push forward

| January 17, 2018

Rep. Rusty Black (R-Mo. 7) says Governor Greitens (R-Mo.) should not resign – at least, not yet – but the governor isn’t his main focus. His focus, he says, is on the people of Missouri’s 7th House District and how to make life better for them.

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NEWSMAKER — The Capitol Conversation: Senator Roy Blunt reflects on 2017, sees promise in 2018

| January 11, 2018

Senator Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) reflects on 2017 and surveys the lay of the land in the year ahead as Congress sets its goals for 2018. Be sure to catch part 2 of this KMZU Capitol Conversation series with Senator Blunt and KMZU’s Brian Lock on Friday at 7:25 a.m.

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NEWSMAKER — KMZU Capitol Conversation: Sen. Dan Hegeman hits the ground running in 2018

| December 20, 2017

The first legislative session of 2018 will get underway at the Missouri Capitol in Jefferson City Wednesday, January 3.

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NEWSMAKER — The Capitol Conversation: Rep. Rusty Black remembers Rep. Mike Lair, grapples with HCB-3

| September 20, 2017

HCB-3, also known as the senior social services law, would provide benefits for 8,000 Missourians. Lawmakers struggled with the bill all year and following a veto by Governor Greitens this summer, were unable to override that veto last week in Jefferson City.

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NEWSMAKER — The Capitol Conversation: Rep. Dohrman reflects on Spring legislative sessions

| May 31, 2017

Rep. Dean Dohrman, from Missouri’s 51st District, told KMZU News positive economic results for the state were drummed up during last week’s special legislative session.

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