Missouri Senate announces committees leaders

Thursday, January 10, 2013 | 5:41 p.m. CST

JEFFERSON CITY — The Missouri Senate announced Thursday the leaders for the chamber's 18 committees. Majority Republicans will lead all but one of the panels.

The committees and the leaders appointed by Senate President Pro Tem Tom Dempsey, R-St. Charles, are:

  • Administration: Dempsey
  • Agriculture, Food Production and Outdoor Resources: Sen. Brian Munzlinger, R-Williamstown
  • Appropriations: Sen. Kurt Schaefer, R-Columbia
  • Commerce, Consumer Protection, Energy and the Environment: Sen. Brad Lager, R-Savannah
  • Education: Sen. David Pearce, R-Warrensburg
  • Financial and Government Organizations and Elections: Sen. Jay Wasson, R-Nixa
  • General Laws: Sen. Brian Nieves, R-Washington
  • Governmental Accountability and Fiscal Oversight: Sen. Mike Parson, R-Bolivar
  • Gubernatorial Appointments: Sen. Tom Dempsey, R-St. Charles
  • Jobs, Economic Development and Local Government: Sen. Eric Schmitt, R-Glendale
  • Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence: Sen. Bob Dixon, R-Springfield
  • Progress and Development: Sen. Jolie Justus, D-Kansas City
  • Rules, Joint Rules, Resolutions and Ethics: Sen. Ron Richard, R-Joplin
  • Seniors, Families and Pensions: Sen. John Lamping, R-Ladue
  • Small Business, Insurance and Industry: Sen. Scott T. Rupp, R-Wentzville
  • Transportation and Infrastructure: Sen. Mike Kehoe, R-Jefferson City
  • Veterans' Affairs and Health: Sen. Dan Brown, R-Rolla
  • Ways and Means: Sen. Will Kraus, R-Lee's Summit


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