The Missouri Senate came to a historical finish.
|Description: Mr. President, no further business come of the body. I move the Senate stand adjourned until 10 am Wednesday, May 27, 2015. That's a technical session to sign bills.|
It sounds like a normal close to the legislative session.
But what you can't hear is that the Senate adjourned three hours before their 6 p.m. deadline.
Early adjournment on the final day of the session hasn't happened in decades.
The Senate unanimously passed the federal reimbursement allowance for Medicaid before adjourning.
Reporting from the state Capitol, I'm Krista Gmelich.
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