The Senate Minute for Jan. 2: Session Begins Wednesday

JEFFERSON CITY — In just two days, lawmakers will return to the State Capitol for the start of the 2017 legislative session. Most of the priority measures have been established. What remains is how soon those bills could be debated and what else could come before May. We’ve included actualities from Senate President Pro Tem Ron Richard, R-Joplin, and Senate Minority Floor Leader Gina Walsh, D-Bellefontaine Neighbors, in this feature report narrated by Senate Communications Officer Dean Morgan.