The second regular session of the 96th general assembly proved that economic development can mean different things to different individuals. Senator majority floor leader Tom Dempsey said that he wanted to address long-term economic and job development solutions:
Minority floor leader Victor Callahan of Independence said the senators faced their challenges through bipartisanship:
The first post-session bill signing has taken place. Governor Jay Nixon signed House Bill 1731 into law which address veterans’ home funding.