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Senato Hoskins poses for a photo with Robyn Schelp and her son, Jacob. The Schelp family has been strong advocates for Senate Bill 45.
As the mid-point of the 2019 legislative session rapidly approaches, the Senate is busy perfecting legislation, passing bills and sending them on for review by the House of Representatives. March 1 was the last day bills could be introduced in the Senate, with 575 bills and resolutions submitted in...
WHEN: Thursday, March 21 TIME: 7:00 p.m. WHERE: Cameron Community Center ADDRESS: 915 Ashland Drive, Cameron, MO (Sponsored by Concerned Citizens of Clinton and DeKalb Counties) Mike Thompson, retired chief meteorologist for WDAF TV in Kansas City, will discuss the science and politics of...
If you are lucky on one of these leaden, gray late winter days you will be visited by bluebirds. The flash of their colors never fails to lift spirits and to remind us of spring. According to the Natural Events Calendar, this is the week that bluebirds start nesting. That schedule will be adjusted...
Today, Congressman Sam Graves, (MO-06), led the House Floor debate for the Republicans in support of President Trump’s National Emergency Declaration on the border crisis. H.J. Res. 46 would terminate the National Emergency Declaration. Graves voted no on the resolution. Graves opening remarks on...
This past week brought both disappointing news and positive developments for champions of human life. In Washington, D.C., the U.S. Senate failed to pass legislation that would require physicians to provide care to infants who survive an attempted abortion. While those who uphold the sanctity of...
WASHINGTON, DC, Mar 1 -- Alzheimer’s Disease [AD] has an insidiously disproportionate effect on senior citizens and their families. Surveys conducted over the past several years show that a diagnosis of AD sparks terror in the hearts of patients, families and friends, more so than just about any...
Representative Jim Neely
House members came together in bipartisan fashion this week to approve legislation that would make it a felony to possess or distribute the potent synthetic opioid fentanyl and certain date-rape drugs. The measure would make it a first- or second-degree felony to possess or traffic fentanyl — which...
The Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Division of Drug and Crime Control announces the arrest of Jay C. Guhlke, 33, of Polo, on Friday, February 22, 2019, for promoting and possession of child pornography. The arrest was the result of an investigation conducted by members of the Division of Drug and...
Last spring I wrote about seeing a Logger Head Shrike in a pasture on CRP property in DeKalb County. It had been a while since I'd seen one and I knew they were in decline. Since I wrote last week’s article, I have seen another one. This siting was pretty unique. I have had lots of birds all winter...
Senator Hoskins presents a resolution to Morgan Starbuck in recognition of her selection as a delegate to the 2019 4-H Legislative Academy.
Welcoming Friends From 4-H This week, I was pleased to welcome two terrific young people from the 21st Senatorial District to my office. Kara Smith and Morgan Starbuck were selected as delegates to the 2019 4-H Legislative Academy, which was held in Jefferson City, Feb. 18-20. As part of their...

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