With the regular session, veto session, and special sessions complete,many Missouri lawmakers are looking toward the next regular session which begins in January. KSMU's Missy Shelton recently spoke with Senate President Pro Temp Peter Kinder about his expectations.
In the coming weeks, KSMU's Missy Shelton will also bring you thecomments of Missouri's top democratic lawmakers as they look ahead to the next legislative session.
10years ago, a local businessman created a program through which area residents can recieve free trees. The program's goal is to provide1 million trees for planting in the Ozarks. Over 160,000 trees have already been given away as part of the Gift of Green program. MikeSmith has the story:
The SMSU College of Arts and Letters Lecture Series continues Tuesdaysday October 7th when, beginning at 7:30 PM, Elaine Fanthom willspeak at Coger Theater in Craig Hall. Fanthom is a Professor of ClassicalLunguages at Princeton, and a regular commentator on National PublicRadio.
At a news conference today, the third-ranking Republican in the House, Roy Blunt of Southwest Missouri criticized the extended toursof the National Guard in Iraq. As KSMU's Missy Shelton reports, Missouri soldiers are in for the long haul in the Middle East.