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Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017
Big Government Get off My Back Act Heard in Committee
Posted Friday, February 17, at 4:06 PM
Another busy week is coming to a close in Jefferson City and once again I'm doing everything I can for small businesses in Missouri. This week, a piece of legislation I filed called the "Big Government Get off My Back Act" was heard in the Senate Committee on Government Reform...

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Appropriations Committee Begins Budget Work
Posted Friday, February 10, at 12:31 PM

This week the Senate Appropriations Committee began the tough and necessary work of editing and finalizing the governor's proposed budget. As I've stated previously, I take the work of crafting the state budget very seriously. Your tax dollars need to be spent in the most prudent ways possible...

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Discussion on Elected Officials Pay is Important
Posted Friday, February 3, at 1:26 PM

The discussion of elected official's pay is a tricky one, but a very important discussion that needs to take place. You might be aware of the General Assembly's action this week regarding elected officials compensation. If not, I'd like to take this opportunity to explain the process...

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Budget and Right to Work on the agenda this week
Posted Friday, January 27, at 12:52 PM

This week in the General Assembly has been fast paced and packed full of important work. As I've mentioned in previous columns, I'm honored to serve on the Senate Appropriations Committee and eager to put to work my experience both on the House Budget Committee, as well as my expertise as a CPA. ...

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Committees begin hearing legislation
Posted Friday, January 20, at 10:26 AM

The legislative session is off to a fast start and committee hearings have started at the Capitol. In my last column, I introduced you to myself and my staff, and this week I'd like to share more about the committees I've been assigned to and how I hope to help the constituents of the 21st Senate District while serving on those committees...

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Work begins in Jefferson City as 99th General Assembly convenes
Posted Friday, January 13, at 10:28 AM

Last week I was honored to be sworn in as a new member of the Missouri Senate representing the people of the 21st Senatorial District. As I stood in the magnificent Senate Chamber and took an oath to uphold the office I have been elected to, I was humbled by the task before me, but excited to get to work for my constituents...

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Elected as Missouri State Senator for District 21, Denny Hoskins is a Certified Public Accountant from Warrensburg. Hoskins previously served as state representative for Johnson and Pettis counties, and also served as the Speaker Pro Tem of the Missouri House. A graduate of University of Central Missouri with a bachelor's degree in accounting, he is the only CPA in the General Assembly. In his both his personal and public life, Denny has worked on veteran's issues and has been awarded the 2014 Legislator of the Year by the Missouri American Legion, the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Missouri Association of Veterans' Organizations. He is a veteran of the Missouri Army National Guard and serves on the Missouri Veteran's Commission. Senate District 21 includes Caldwell, Carroll, Howard, Johnson, Lafayette, Livingston, Ray and Saline counties.