There were a multitude of press conferences after the legislative session came to a close on Friday. The next few posts will feature short snippets from each gathering.
The first features Senate President Pro Tem Charlie Shields, R-St. Joseph, and Senate Minority Leader Victor Callahan, D-Independence, discussing the session:
Roughly two years ago during a post-session media availability, then-Senate Minority Leader Maida Coleman, D-St. Louis, harshly criticized Senate Republicans for using the "previous question" in the final hours.
Coleman remarked that Republicans were "punks" for kowtowing to the House Republican leadership. And she said she used that term because she's couldn't use another word that starts with a 'P.'