The Missouri General Assembly returned to Jefferson City Tuesday. House Budget Chair Cody Smith has put the Governor’s requested $859 million back in for I-70. The House is expected to pass the remaining budget bill next week and send to the Senate for their consideration. The deadline to deliver the budget to Governor Parson is May 5.


Physical Therapy – Senator Eslinger’s (Dist. 33, Wasola) SB 51 was delivered Governor Parson’s office today. The legislation will allow people to see a physical therapist without a referral from a physician or a prescription. Truly Agreed and Finally Passed.

Child Support – SB 35(May, Dist. 4, St. Louis) modifies provisions relating to the suspension of licenses for failure to comply with child support order. Passed Senate.


Investment in Rural Business – SB 92 (Hoskins, Dist. 21, Warrensburg) establishes the “Missouri Rural Access to Capital Act", which provides a tax credit for certain investments made in businesses located in rural areas in this state. The bill also creates a tax credit for the sale of higher ethanol blend fuel and biodiesel fuel and for the production of biodiesel fuel. Passed Senate.


Home School/FLEX School – SB 411 (Brown, Dist. 26, Washington) establishes provisions relating to the participation of elementary and secondary students in nontraditional settings. Passed Senate.


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