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Cunningham Aide: State Senator To Be Released From Hospital Thursday

Area State Senator Jane Cunningham was hospitalized overnight in Jefferson City after feeling light-headed Wednesday at the state capitol.

Missouri State Senator Jane Cunningham (R-Chesterfield) should be back at the State Capitol .

Cunningham's Chief of Staff, Kit Crancer, told Patch Thursday morning "the Senator is doing well and will be released later today."

According to the Twitter account for the Missouri State Senate, members in the chamber were updated on her health this morning and learned that she would return to the Capitol Thursday.

Cunningham represents the as part of her district, which will be eliminated in its current state through redrawn maps, come the November election.

Because of this, she is not running for re-election since state legislative redistricting essentially left her without a race to run. She became light headed Wednesday during debate on an education bill.

The legislative session ends at 5 p.m. on Friday.

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Ashley May 19, 2012 at 10:01 PM
It's good to hear she's doing ok.

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