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Audio: Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman opposes Medicaid expansion ballot measure

The Missouri Senate Appropriations Committee chairman is speaking out against an August Medicaid expansion ballot measure, saying it pits the Medicaid population against children. Cosby State Senator Dan Hegeman says Medicaid’s current budget in Missouri is about 12-billion dollars.     Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Dan Hegeman tells Capitol reporters that Amendment Two doesn’t provide […]

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Governor Parson takes security measures to safeguard election process

Governor Mike Parson took security measures to safeguard the election process and protect Missouri voters during COVID-19 by signing SB 631 into law.  “Any Missourian affected by COVID-19 should still be able to vote, including those who are sick or considered at-risk,” Governor Parson said. “I applaud Senator Dan Hegeman, Representative Dan Shaul, and the rest of […]

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Senator Blunt will visit Milan to discuss progress of East Locust Creek Reservoir

United States Senator Roy Blunt will be at the Milan Community Center, 205 N. Market Street, on Friday, August 30, 2019, at 11:45 AM. Senator Blunt has been instrumental in securing planning, design, mitigation and construction funding for the East Locust Creek Reservoir (ELCR). He will meet with the community and stakeholders to receive a […]

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Financing plan for East Locust Creek Reservoir project receives $3M in state funding

The financing plan for the East Locust Creek Reservoir project in Sullivan County has received $3,000,000 in state funding following legislative approval this year. Governor Mike Parson had requested and the General Assembly supported $10,000,000 to be placed in the Multi-purpose Water Resources Fund which enables the State to enter into a debt-share arrangement with […]

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Missouri 4-H Shooting Sports Team Recognized by Senators at State Capitol

Members of the 2018 Missouri 4-H Shooting Sports team joined 14 Missouri senators for a recognition ceremony at the State Capitol in Jefferson City. Each team member presented with a Senate resolution from his or her respective senator during the ceremony. Those present at the ceremony included Kaci Persell of Grundy County with Senator Dan […]

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Senator Hegeman chosen as Senate Appropriations Chairman for 2019 session

State Senator Dan Hegeman of Cosby will be the Senate Appropriations Chairman for the upcoming Missouri Legislative Session.  Hegeman spoke about his duties as chairman during a legislative forum held at North Central Missouri College of Trenton earlier this week. Hegeman noted a lot of requests for funding are received.  Among other topics, the senator […]

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Senator Dan Hegeman selected as Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman

Incoming Missouri Senate President Pro Tem Dave Schatz announced his intention to appoint Senator Dan Hegeman as chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee. The 100th Missouri General Assembly will convene its first regular legislative session on Wednesday, January 9. The Appropriations Committee is tasked with giving preliminary approval to the state operating budget for each fiscal […]

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Senator Dan Hegeman receives Missouri Community College Association Distinguished Legislator Award

Senator Dan Hegeman was recently recognized by the Missouri Community College Association for his service to North Central Missouri College and community colleges across the state. Senator Hegeman received the 2018 Distinguished Legislator Award at the statewide MCCA convention held in Branson, Missouri. The award is given annually to legislators that persistently support Missouri community […]