Missouri Senate Cancels Work Next Week
March 12, 2020 3:14PM CDT
(Jefferson City) The Missouri Senate will not be in session next week.
Majority Leader Caleb Rowden said it’s for safety reasons related to the coronavirus.
Lawmakers have already asked people to stay away from the capitol building unless you have official legislative business.
The Missouri House will stay in session to wrap up work on the state budget.
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has confirmed one coronavirus case in a young woman from Saint Louis County.
Officials say 64 tests in the state have come back negative.