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Symposium Program

Join brokers, agents and other benefit specialists for the Missouri Benefits Specialist Symposium, September 28-29 at the Doubletree Hotel at Westport. The program features nationally recognized speakers, more than 40 exhibitors and up to 8 CE credits approved for Illinois and Missouri.

Summer Legislative Update

The Governor has until today to sign or veto legislation passed during the 2017 State Legislative session. On the last day of the 2017 fiscal year, June 30, Governor Greitens signed the budget to begin the Fiscal Year 2018, July 1.

2017 Special Session Report

Governor Greitens called his first Extraordinary Session to consider legislation that would allow the Public Service Commission to negotiate and approve lower electric rates for a longer contract for manufacturers using a lot of electricity. This legislation is necessary to attract a company to build a steel mill in New Madrid Missouri.

Legislative Session Comes to an End

After weeks of filibusters, extreme infighting among Republicans, and a couple days grinding to a halt, the legislature passed 49 pieces of legislation plus the Budget bills. A record low.

Legislative Report From Kyna Iman

Activity in the Senate this week revolved around getting the budget bills passed on the floor. Senator Gary Romine (R-Farmington) shook the process by successfully amending the K-12 education bill to fully fund the state foundation formula. His amendment, which was opposed by Budget Chairman Dan Brown, received the necessary 18 votes and added an additional $45 million to the formula funding.