Entries by Pat Kelly

Legislative Update 5-10-2019

5-10 Legislative Update LEGISLATIVE UPDATE WEEK ENDED 5/10/19 The session ends on Friday, May 17 at 6:00 pm.  Our next report will be a legislative wrap up.  Changes from last week are in red.  Bills that have not been perfected have been deleted.  Bills that have not passed the first chamber have been lined through.  […]

Legislative Update 5-3-2019

5-3 Legislative Update LEGISLATIVE UPDATE WEEK ENDED 5/3/19 Most hearings are now on bills that have come over from the first chamber.  Changes from last week are in red.  See recommended actions on specific legislation.  Bills that have not come out of committee have been deleted.  Bills that have not been perfected have been lined […]

Legislative Update 4-26-2019

4-26 Legislative Update LEGISLATIVE UPDATE WEEK ENDED 4/26/19 Most hearings are now on bills that have come over from the first chamber.  Changes from last week are in red.  See recommended actions on specific legislation.  Bills that have not had a hearing have been deleted.  Bills that have not come out of committee have been […]

Legislative Update 4-19-2019

4-19 Legislative Update LEGISLATIVE UPDATE WEEK ENDED 4/19/19 Most hearings are now on bills that have come over from the first chamber.  Changes from last week are in red.  See recommended actions on specific legislation.  Bills that have not been assigned to committee have been deleted.  Bills that have not had a hearing have been […]

Legislative Update 4-12-2019

4-12 Legislative Update LEGISLATIVE UPDATE WEEK ENDED 4/12/19 Each chamber is now starting to hear bills that have passed from the other side.  Changes from last week are in red.  See recommended actions on specific legislation.  Bills that have not been assigned to committee have been lined through. Court Bills HB 67 (Plocher) – allows […]

Report of the Fiscal Analysis Team on the Better Together Consolidation Plan

“This report examines separately the revenue and expenditure claims of the amendment’s proponents”. Report of the Fiscal Analysis Team on the Better Together Consolidation Plan Financial Projection: A First Step By Mark Tranel, Terry Jones, and Jim Brasfield

Legislative Update 4-5-2019

4-5 Legislative Update WEEK ENDED 4/5/19 Each chamber is now starting to hear bills that have passed from the other side.  Changes from last week are in red.  HJR 54 may be voted out of the General Laws Committee on Monday. Court Bills HB 67 (Plocher) – allows a court to order credit for time […]

Municipal League Resolution Passed

On Thursday, March 28, the Municipal League unanimously passed a resolution opposing the petition initiative which proposes to unify St. Louis County and the City of St. Louis and which would eliminate local government resulting in the reduction of services provided to the residents of St. Louis County and affirms its support for a Petition […]

THE BETTER TOGETHER PROPOSAL: GOVERNANCE ISSUES

This is a critique of the governance provisions in the Better Together Plan (March 25, 2019 version).   Most of the points have been made in one venue or another but this lists most of the major issues.   It is intended to help all of us understand fully what is being proposed.  Professor Emeritus Terry Jones- […]

Legislative Update 3-29-2019

3-29 Legislative Update WEEK ENDED 3/29/19 The main work for the next few weeks will be committee hearings with priority bills likely to come out first.  Changes from last week are in red.  The hearings for House Joint Resolutions related to City/County reorganization were held on Wednesday, March 27.  We appreciate all who came to […]