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Session Scorecard: GOP Agenda Wins

Tim Bommel
Missouri House Communications
House Speaker Todd Richardson, shown here addressing his colleagues on the last day of the session, successfully advanced a conservative list of legislative accomplishments in 2018.

As the 2018 legislative session careened to an end, we took stock of what legislation passed, what didn't pass, and what was allowed to quietly pass away. It turns out that with all eyes on the accusations against Gov. Eric Greitens, his fellow Republicans were fairly successful at advancing a legislative agenda.

Sen. Jason Holsman
Credit Brian Ellison / KCUR 89.3
KCUR 89.3

Host Brian Ellison calls on KCUR editor Erica Hunzinger to help recap the session, and Sen. Jason Holsman, a Kansas City Democrat, talks about what went wrong for his party.

Brian Ellison is a guest host of talk shows, newscasts, special coverage and community events for KCUR. Follow him on Twitter @ptsbrian.