Back when he was in the Missouri House, Sen. Tom Dempsey, R-St. Charles, was the House Majority Leader. In that role, Dempsey was in charge controlling the legislative calendar.
Now, Dempsey is taking a similar position in the Missouri Senate.
Dempsey will serve as Senate Majority Leader when the legislative session begins next year. The lawmaker defeated Sen. Brad Lager, R-Savannah, for the post.
Here’s a video of Dempsey talking about what to expect: