2014 Legislative Session: The Home Stretch
Missouri Senator Kurt Schaefer and Missouri Representative Chris Kelly discuss the 2014 legislative session.
Kurt U. Schaefer was elected to the Missouri Senate in 2008 and again in 2012, and represents the citizens of the 19th district.
Schaefer, a partner in the law firm Lathrop and Gage LLP, is the former general counsel and deputy director of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources; special counsel to the governor; special counsel to the Missouri Department of Agriculture; Missouri assistant attorney general; and United States special assistant attorney.
Schaefer has litigated bench and jury trials of all kinds and complexities in numerous circuit and federal courts throughout Missouri and elsewhere. He has handled approximately 100 appellate actions before all three districts of the Missouri Court of Appeals and Missouri Supreme Court, and more than 90 administrative proceedings before various state permitting and licensing agencies as well as the Missouri Public Service Commission.
Chris Kelly represents House District 45 in Columbia, encompassing the University of Missouri and Stephens and Columbia Colleges. He was first elected to the House in 1982, where he served until 1994. He was elected again in 2008 and has been re-elected twice since then. Kelly is an attorney. He previously served as Boone County Associate Circuit Judge, Chairman of the Missouri Labor and Industrial Relations Commission, and as Boone County Clerk.
In his recent tenure in the House, Kelly's legislative accomplishments include sponsoring the transfer of the Mid-Mo Hospital to the University of Missouri, an organ donor check-off on tax forms, the overpass at the Columbia Regional Airport, the Amy Hester Student Protection Act, the Veterans Home Funding Bill, the Domestic Violence Bill, and the budget appropriation for the Caring for Missouri Act. As a long-time member of the House Budget Committee, his focus continues on state budget appropriations.
TIME & LOCATION:
May 6, 2014
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
405 E. Nifong Boulevard
Columbia, MO 65201
Breakfast Buffet Provided.
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