Schatz sworn in as Senate leader

State Sen. Dave Schatz kisses his wife, Chara, on Jan. 9 after being sworn in as president pro tem of the Missouri Senate. Franklin County Judge Larry Davis conducted the ceremony. Schatz, a Republican from Sullivan, will preside over the Senate throughout the historic 100th General Assembly leading up to the Missouri bicentennial celebration in 2021. See page 10 for more coverage.