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Missouri Political News: Missouri Senator Eric Burlison Takes Oath of Office to Serve the 20th Senatorial District

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Jan. 12, 2019 – Missouri State Senator Eric Burlison, R-Battlefield, took the oath of office and was sworn in to represent the 20th Senatorial District during the first day of the 2019 legislative session.  The 20th Senatorial District is comprised of Christian and part of Greene County. “I am honored to … Continue reading Missouri Political News: Missouri Senator Eric Burlison Takes Oath of Office to Serve the 20th Senatorial District

Missouri News: Suspend Indicted Officers’ Licenses now, says State Senator Jamilah Nasheed

St. Louis, MO – Missouri State Sen. Jamilah Nasheed is calling for immediate action from the Missouri Department of Public Safety following the indictment of four St. Louis police officers for beating an undercover officer during protests in 2017. “I am appalled by the unethical, out of control and vicious behavior of these officers.  The … Continue reading Missouri News: Suspend Indicted Officers’ Licenses now, says State Senator Jamilah Nasheed

Missouri Political News: Senator Bill Eigel Receives Tax Foundation Award for Outstanding Achievement in State Tax Reform

JEFFERSON CITY, MO — Missouri State Senator Bill Eigel, R-Weldon Spring, was recognized by the Tax Foundation for his efforts to simplify and reform the Missouri state tax code. The Tax Foundation, headquartered in Washington, D.C., is a national non-profit, non-partisan research organization that generally favors lower taxation.  In October, Sen. Eigel received the organization’s … Continue reading Missouri Political News: Senator Bill Eigel Receives Tax Foundation Award for Outstanding Achievement in State Tax Reform

Missouri Political News: Senator Caleb Rowden Elected as Missouri Senate’s Next Majority Floor Leader

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Yesterday, members of the Missouri Senate Majority Caucus elected Senator Caleb Rowden, R-Columbia, to serve as the Senate’s next majority floor leader. “I am humbled by my colleagues’ vote of confidence,” said Sen. Rowden.  “I first entered into public service because, as a soon-to-be new father, I wanted to play an … Continue reading Missouri Political News: Senator Caleb Rowden Elected as Missouri Senate’s Next Majority Floor Leader

McCaskill Loses Re-Election To Republican Challenger Hawley

It’s an end of an era after Senator Claire McCaskill lost her bid for re-election to the U.S. Senate.  The Democratic lawmaker from Missouri was defeated by Republican challenger, Attorney General Josh Hawley. During her concession speech, McCaskill appeared upbeat. “I know my mouth gets me into trouble and I’ve had to be careful.  Not … Continue reading McCaskill Loses Re-Election To Republican Challenger Hawley

Missouri News: Statement from Senator Jamilah Nasheed Regarding Darnell Gray

JEFFERSON CITY, MO — Missouri State Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis, issued the following statement regarding the news about Darnell Gray, a four-year-old boy from Jefferson City, Missouri, whose body was recently found after being missing for several days: “On behalf of the residents of the 5th District, I offer our condolences and prayers to … Continue reading Missouri News: Statement from Senator Jamilah Nasheed Regarding Darnell Gray

Missouri News: Senator Bob Dixon Discusses the Importance of Passing House Bill 2

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri State Sen. Bob Dixon, R-Springfield, met with members of the press following the conclusion of the extraordinary session.  During the press conference, Sen. Dixon highlighted the importance of House Bill 2 and explained how treatment courts have proven to be an effective tool in reducing recidivism rates and encouraging offenders … Continue reading Missouri News: Senator Bob Dixon Discusses the Importance of Passing House Bill 2