MO.gov News Feed /news-rss MO.gov News Feed Fri, 23 Apr 2021 11:50:48 +0000 en-us This Date in Missouri Senate History: April 23, 1895 https://www.senate.mo.gov/this-date-in-missouri-senate-history-april-23-1895/ https://www.senate.mo.gov/?p=63500 Fri, 23 Apr 2021 00:01:48 +0000 JEFFERSON CITY — This Date in Missouri Senate History reviews April 23, 1895, the beginning of the Extra Session of the 38th General Assembly. Sen. Bill White’s Capitol Report for April 22, 2021 https://www.senate.mo.gov/senator-bill-whites-capitol-report-for-april-22-2021/ https://www.senate.mo.gov/?p=63475 Thu, 22 Apr 2021 17:01:55 +0000 Senator Bill White’s Capitol Report for April 22, 2021 The Great Balancing Act This week, members of the Senate Appropriations Committee began the arduous task Sen. Tony Luetkemeyer: Governor Signs Bill Aimed at Attracting St. Joseph Air Force Jobs https://www.senate.mo.gov/senator-tony-luetkemeyer-governor-signs-bill-aimed-at-attracting-st-joseph-air-force-jobs/ https://www.senate.mo.gov/?p=63488 Thu, 22 Apr 2021 16:47:20 +0000 JEFFERSON CITY — Legislation co-sponsored by State Sen. Tony Luetkemeyer, R-Parkville, aimed at attracting a new Air Force unit to St. Joseph’s Rosecrans Memorial Airport Audio: Sen. Holly Rehder’s Podcast for the Week of April 19 https://www.senate.mo.gov/audio-sen-holly-rehders-podcast-for-the-week-of-april-19/ https://www.senate.mo.gov/?p=63482 Thu, 22 Apr 2021 16:43:19 +0000 JEFFERSON CITY — State Sen. Holly Rehder, R-Scott City, discusses Senate Bill 63, legislation that seeks to modify provisions relating to the monitoring of certain Patching Operations Scheduled for Route H in Clark County https://www.modot.org/node/22615 22615 at https://www.modot.org Thu, 22 Apr 2021 14:40:01 +0000 Patching Operations Scheduled for Route H in Clark County Visitor (not verified) Thu, 04/22/2021 - 15:40 HANNIBAL - Weather permitting, May 4 & 6, MoDOT crews will be performing patching operations on Route H in Clark County. The road will be reduced to one lane from U.S. Route 61 to Missouri Route 81 between 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. with a ten feet width restriction in place while work is being completed. Motorists will need to use caution when traveling through the work zones or use alternate routes during these times. This work is weather dependent and could be rescheduled or delayed. As part of National Work Zone Awareness Week, MoDOT is asking drivers to work with us this construction season. Always buckle up and keep your phone down, and slow down and move over in work zones. Know before you go, and check what work zones you might encounter at traveler.modot.org. Districts Involved Northeast Published On Thu, 04/22/2021 - 11:38 Sen. Karla Eslinger’s Legislative Column for April 22, 2021 https://www.senate.mo.gov/senator-karla-eslingers-legislative-column-for-april-22-2021/ https://www.senate.mo.gov/?p=63470 Thu, 22 Apr 2021 14:32:59 +0000 Progress in the District From January through the middle of May, I travel each week to the State Capitol in Jefferson City for the legislative Sen. Holly Rehder’s Legislative Column for April 22, 2021 https://www.senate.mo.gov/senator-holly-rehders-legislative-column-for-april-27-2021/ https://www.senate.mo.gov/?p=63468 Thu, 22 Apr 2021 14:17:20 +0000 Scrambling Toward the End It’s hard to believe, but the 2021 legislative session is nearing the end. We only have three weeks left before we Traffic Alert: Sections of Route 131 will be closed from Route HH to Route 50 beginning May 3 https://www.modot.org/node/22614 22614 at https://www.modot.org Thu, 22 Apr 2021 13:45:01 +0000 Traffic Alert: Sections of Route 131 will be closed from Route HH to Route 50 beginning May 3 Visitor (not verified) Thu, 04/22/2021 - 14:45 LAFAYETTE AND JOHNSON COUNTIES –Route 131 will be closed to traffic from Route HH to Route 50, beginning May 3 while crews widen the highway’s shoulder. This will be the third and final closure on Route 131 to complete the grading and shoulder widening. There will be a signed detour on Route HH, Route Z and Route 50. Motorists are reminded to slow down and pay attention while driving in work zones. Not all work zones look alike. Work zones can be moving operations, such as striping, patching or mowing. They can also be short term, temporary lane closures to make quick repairs or remove debris from the roadway. For more information about MoDOT news, projects or events, please visit our website at www.modot.mo.gov/kansascity. For instant updates, follow MoDOT_KC on Twitter, or share posts and comments on our Facebook at www.facebook.com/MoDOT.KansasCity. MoDOT Kansas City maintains more than 7,000 miles of state roadway in nine counties. Sign up online for workzone updates or call 888-ASK-MODOT (275-6636).                 Districts Involved Kansas City Published On Thu, 04/22/2021 - 10:44 Sen. Sandy Crawford’s Capitol Report for the Week of April 19 https://www.senate.mo.gov/sen-sandy-crawfords-capitol-report-for-the-week-of-april-19/ https://www.senate.mo.gov/?p=63463 Thu, 22 Apr 2021 13:30:19 +0000 According to the Missouri Constitution, the Missouri General Assembly has only one job, which is to craft the state’s operating budget each year. The budget MDC virtual program to focus on native plants for landscaping https://mdc.mo.gov/newsroom/mdc-virtual-program-focus-native-plants-landscaping 331773 at https://mdc.mo.gov Thu, 22 Apr 2021 13:11:21 +0000 Sen. Dave Schatz’s Legislative Column for April 22, 2021 https://www.senate.mo.gov/sen-dave-schatzs-legislative-column-for-april-22-2021/ https://www.senate.mo.gov/?p=63461 Thu, 22 Apr 2021 13:01:49 +0000 Protecting the Integrity of Our Elections The ability to cast one’s vote on Election Day is a fundamental part of our representative republic. An individual’s Sen. Mike Bernskoetter’s Legislative Column for April 22, 2021 https://www.senate.mo.gov/sen-mike-bernskoetters-legislative-column-for-april-22-2021/ https://www.senate.mo.gov/?p=63453 Thu, 22 Apr 2021 11:57:51 +0000 Preserving History This week, the Missouri Senate gave an initial round of approval to one of my priorities for the 2021 legislative session. Senate Bill Sen. Denny Hoskins’ Capitol Report for Week of April 19, 2021 https://www.senate.mo.gov/senator-denny-hoskins-capitol-report-for-week-of-april-19-2021/ https://www.senate.mo.gov/?p=63449 Thu, 22 Apr 2021 11:49:07 +0000 Focusing on the Budget There is only one thing the Missouri Constitution requires of the State Legislature: We must pass a balanced budget. As a NB, SB I-55 in Perry, Ste. Genevieve Counties Reduced for Core Drilling https://www.modot.org/node/22613 22613 at https://www.modot.org Thu, 22 Apr 2021 11:15:01 +0000 NB, SB I-55 in Perry, Ste. Genevieve Counties Reduced for Core Drilling Visitor (not verified) Thu, 04/22/2021 - 12:15 SIKESTON - Northbound and southbound Interstate 55 in Perry and Ste. Genevieve Counties will be reduced to one lane with a 12-foot width restriction as Missouri Department of Transportation crews perform core drilling operations.  The following lane closures will be in place on I-55: Northbound work will extend from mile marker 130 to mile marker 133, near Perryville, Missouri. Southbound work will extend from mile marker 144 to mile marker 141, near Ozora, Missouri. Weather permitting, work will take place Monday, April 26 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The work zones will be marked with signs. Motorists are urged to use extreme caution while traveling near these areas. For additional information, contact MoDOT’s Customer Service Center toll-free at 1-888-ASK-MODOT (1-888-275-6636) or visit www.modot.org/southeast.                                                                                                               ### facebook.com/MoDOTSoutheast twitter.com/MoDOTSoutheast youtube.com/MoDOTSoutheast Districts Involved Southeast Published On Thu, 04/22/2021 - 08:13 Culvert Pipe Replacement to Impact Travel on Route 7 https://www.modot.org/node/22612 22612 at https://www.modot.org Thu, 22 Apr 2021 09:15:01 +0000 Culvert Pipe Replacement to Impact Travel on Route 7 Visitor (not verified) Thu, 04/22/2021 - 10:15 CAMDEN COUNTY – The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) will be closing one lane of Missouri Route 7 south of Camdenton next week in order to improve roadside drainage.MoDOT will be replacing a culvert pipe at the intersection of Route 7 and High Point Road on Tuesday, April 27. One lane will be closed from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Flaggers will be in place to guide motorists through the work area.Some delays are possible. Motorists are advised to seek an alternate route around the work area. MoDOT says they appreciate the patience of travelers while this work takes place.The work is weather permitting and could be delayed. For more information about this project or other transportation-related matters, please call 1-888-ASK-MoDOT (275-6636) or visit www.modot.org/central. Follow the MoDOT Central Missouri District on Facebook and Twitter for project updates.             ###   Districts Involved Central Published On Thu, 04/22/2021 - 06:12