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Sen. Tony Luetkemeyer Advances Funding Increase For Hillyard Technical Center

JEFFERSON CITY — State Sen. Tony Luetkemeyer, R-Parkville, requested $1.1 million in additional funding for the Hillyard Technical Center as part of the Senate Appropriations Committee’s review of the Fiscal Year 2022 operating budget. The funding increase for the St. Joseph-based technical school will be included in the committee’s version of the appropriations bill for the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.
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Public Safety Legislation Sponsored by Sen. Tony Luetkemeyer Advances

JEFFERSON CITY — A measure sponsored by State Sen. Tony Luetkemeyer, R-Parkville, intended to address police officer shortages in the Kansas City Police Department received initial approval this week. Senate Bill 53 would allow the department to employ police officers who live outside the city limits. The bill also increases the penalty for exposing private information about police officers.
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Sen. Tony Luetkemeyer’s Legislation Redirects Inmate Stimulus Checks to Victims

JEFFERSON CITY — State Sen. Tony Luetkemeyer, R-Parkville, sponsored legislation blocking inmates at Missouri prisons from pocketing federal stimulus payments intended to help Americans recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. Presented in the Senate Judiciary Committee today, the measure would require any stimulus money prisoners receive to be redirected to pay restitution for victims.
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Sen. Tony Luetkemeyer Honors Service of 139th Wing Commanders

JEFFERSON CITY — State Sen. Tony Luetkemeyer, R-Parkville, congratulates Col. John A. Cluck upon his assumption of command of the 139th Airlift Wing at Rosecrans Air National Guard Base, St. Joseph, and expresses his gratitude to Col. Edward E. Black, who transitions from that role to a new duty assignment with the United States Space Force. Senator Luetkemeyer presented Senate Resolutions to both airmen in appreciation of their service.
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Senator Tony Luetkemeyer Proposes Legislation to Reduce Regulations

JEFFERSON CITY — State Sen. Tony Luetkemeyer, R-Parkville, has presented legislation to reduce the burden of government regulations in Missouri to the Senate General Laws Committee. Senate Bill 180 would require any state agency adopting or amending a rule to first rescind an existing rule deemed to be unnecessary, obsolete or burdensome.
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Sen. Tony Luetkemeyer’s COVID-19 Liability Bill Passes Senate

JEFFERSON CITY — Legislation sponsored by State Sen. Tony Luetkemeyer, R-Parkville, to protect small businesses, frontline health care workers, schools and churches from lawsuits related to COVID-19 passed Missouri’s upper legislative chamber. Senate Bill 51 now moves to the House of Representatives for consideration. “The governor called on us to...
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Sen. Tony Luetkemeyer Congratulates New MWSU Governors

JEFFERSON CITY —State Sen. Tony Luetkemeyer, R-Parkville, congratulates St. Joseph-area residents Lisa Norton and Bob Wollenman on their confirmations as members of the Missouri Western State University (MWSU) Board of Governors. Both individuals were appointed to their positions by the governor in 2020 and were confirmed by the Missouri Senate last week.
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Audio: Sen. Tony Luetkemeyer Discusses SB 51 and SB 129

JEFFERSON CITY — State Sen. Tony Luetkemeyer, R-Parkville, discusses Senate Bill 51, which addresses COVID liability. Missouri senators gave this measure preliminary approval this week. He also talks about Senate Bill 129, which would modify provisions relating to the unlawful posting of certain information over the internet. The Missouri Senate Judiciary and Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence Committee heard his proposal this week.
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Sen. Tony Luetkemeyer’s COVID-19 Liability Bill Approved by Senate

JEFFERSON CITY — Small business owners, frontline health care workers, schools and churches are one step closer to protection from pandemic-related lawsuits now that Senate Bill 51, sponsored by State Sen. Tony Luetkemeyer, R-Parkville, has received initial approval. The full Senate adopted a compromise version of the bill at 5 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 3, following 15 hours of debate.
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Sen. Tony Luetkemeyer Presents Anti-Doxing Bill to Judiciary Committee

JEFFERSON CITY — Legislation to protect law enforcement officers from unwelcome disclosure of their personal information was presented to the Senate Judiciary Committee. Senate Bill 129, sponsored by State Sen. Tony Luetkemeyer, R-Parkville, elevates “doxing” of law enforcement officers to a felony offense. Doxing, the practice of exposing personal information...
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Sen. Tony Luetkemeyer Urges Defeat of Legislative Pay Raise

JEFFERSON CITY — State Sen. Tony Luetkemeyer, R-Parkville, urged his Senate colleagues to vote for House Concurrent Resolution 7, which will block a scheduled pay raise for members of the General Assembly. Unless both chambers of the Legislature approve the House resolution prior to Feb. 1, lawmakers will receive a 5% increase in pay.
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Sen. Tony Luetkemeyer Presents COVID-19 Liability Bill

JEFFERSON CITY — State Sen. Tony Luetkemeyer, R-Parkville, has introduced legislation to protect frontline health care workers, first responders and small businesses from civil liability resulting from their efforts to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Senate Judiciary Committee, chaired by Sen. Luetkemeyer, heard testimony regarding Senate Bill 51, including remarks from medical professionals and small business groups who described the legislation as critical to Missouri’s economic recovery.