From Missouri Digital News: https://mdn.org
MDN Menu

MDN Home

Journalist's Creed

Print

MDN Help

MDN.ORG: Missouri Digital News
MDN Menu

MDN Home

Journalist's Creed

Print

MDN Help

MDN.ORG Mo. Digital News Missouri Digital News MDN.ORG: Mo. Digital News MDN.ORG: Missouri Digital News
Help  


Republicans take control of the Missouri Senate

February 5, 2001
By: Cara Karunaratne
State Capital Bureau

The last new senator has been sworn in...officially transferring power of the state Senate to Republicans.

Cara Karunaratne has more from Jefferson City.

Story: Karunaratne
RunTime:
OutCue: SOC

Minutes after Cauthorn was sworn into the 18th district Senate seat, Senator Peter Kinder was officially approved as new Senate President Pro Tem.

Kinder says he's happy to be President Pro Tem, but he says there's a lot of work to get done this session.

Actuality:kinders.wav
RunTime:
OutCue:
Contents: Newly appointed Senate President Pro Tem Peter Kinder talks about how he's ready to go to work, and that there is a lot more on his table now.

Kinder's appointment makes him the first Republican Senate President Pro Tem in 52 years.

From Jefferson City, I'm Cara Karunaratne, KMOX News.