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James Duncan's view of the tornado damage from Germantown in Nashville, Tennessee, on Monday night.
James Duncan told AccuWeather he had never lived through a tornado before, and that the alert that he received from the AccuWeather app “literally saved our lives.” AccuWeather Global Weather Center – March 3, 2020 – James Duncan, 27, had just eased into bed late on Monday night when a smartphone...
March – A Month of Change A month of transition would probably be more accurate. Up and down on temperature and back and forth between winter and spring, with longer days and warmer temperatures the trend. When March arrives it's still winter. Birds are still flocking to the feeder. Northern...
As the United States wrestles with the devastating Coronavirus (COVID-19), and as Missourians’ expectations of their hospitals continue to increase, I find it ironic that MO HealthNet is proposing major cuts in Medicaid reimbursement of approximately $340m annually to Missouri hospitals.  This...
Marissa Graham of Hamilton Bank, Caldwell County, visited the Capitol for MBA Target Bankers.
Legislation Moving Forward I’m pleased to report the Senate has passed my Senate Bill 644 and sent it onto the House of Representatives. This measure makes changes to Missouri’s law regarding service animals. It expands the definition of service dog to include “mental health service dogs,” which...
LATHROP, Mo. – As part of a resurfacing project on Interstate 35, crews from Ideker, Inc., working with the Missouri Department of Transportation, plan to close the entrance and exit ramps/driveways at the rest area on I-35 south of Lathrop on Tuesday, March 10. Crews anticipate that each ramp/...
Missouri House members took action this week to reinstitute a voter ID requirement that was approved by more than 60 percent of Missourians in 2016. Lawmakers gave first-round approval to a bill that would bring clarity to the requirements that were gutted by a Missouri Supreme Court decision in...
Senator Hoskins welcomed motorcycle enthusiasts from Concordia, Knob Noster and Warrensburg who came to Jefferson City as part of a grassroots advocacy day sponsored by Freedom of the Road Riders.
Defending Our Right to Hunt This week, I presented legislation that asks Missouri voters to enshrine the right to hunt and fish in Missouri’s Constitution. Senate Joint Resolution 62 simply states that “the citizens of this state have a right to hunt, fish and harvest wildlife.” The measure, which...
Grain Belt /Invenergy is on the Caldwell County Commission agenda Monday afternoon, March 2, at 2:30 p.m. in the courthouse.
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri – Over 1.4 million acres of Missouri farmland went unplanted in 2019 due to flooding and excessive rain, according to the Missouri Department of Agriculture. Nearly a year later, farmers across the state are still struggling to rebuild their operations. Many roads and...
Although tornadoes can occur at any time, the U.S. tornado season typically runs from March through November or sometimes into early December.  AccuWeather Global Weather Center – February 21, 2020 – An early start in a particular area of the United States for tornado-related weather could signal...

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