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One in ten Missourians has Unclaimed Property
State Treasurer Eric Schmitt has made history by returning more Unclaimed Property in his first year than any previous treasurer in Missouri history. Treasurer Schmitt today announced he returned $45 million in Unclaimed Property during his first year in office, surpassing the previous record of $...
Between 2014 and 2016, there were 29 counties in Missouri with more drug overdose deaths than those caused by motor vehicles.
In 2010, drug overdoses surpassed motor vehicle accidents as a cause of death in Missouri. The highway and vehicle safety lessons learned throughout the last half century can provide a structure for addressing the drug- and opioid-induced spike in deaths contributing to the recent decrease in...
Senator Denny Hoskins
After the opening of the 2018 legislative session on Jan. 3, I recognize there are several hot button issues on my colleagues’ agenda within the Missouri Senate, but for my constituents, I think it boils down to three things: labor reform, tort reform and welfare reform. In lieu of all the...
While prescription drugs can prove effective, they have a long list of potential side effects.
Parents of children suffering from ADD, ADHD or other brain-based disorders can grow frustrated and even desperate as they seek to stem the difficulties they and their children face daily. Often, medicating the children becomes not just a last resort, but a first resort. “Parents will try whatever...
Eric Bohl
Rural Missourians need action from the Missouri legislature on a number of issues this session. There are many important items that do need to be addressed, but two issues stand out as being critical to our long-term success. Road and bridge funding is rural Missouri’s top priority. Missouri Farm...
Purported law having nothing to do with "zoning" has everything to do with zoning.
Congress never intended to condition community development block grants on local zoning decisions, and in the 2018 spending bill, they need to finally speak on this issue. Otherwise, this Obama era HUD regulation will be used, perhaps not by the Trump administration, but a future liberal...
Senator Denny Hoskins
JEFFERSON CITY — State Sen. Denny Hoskins, R-Warrensburg, has been named Chairman of the Veterans and Military Affairs committee. Hoskins served in the Missouri Army National Guard in former President Harry Truman’s old artillery battery in Independence, MO. “As a veteran, I know the numerous...
Ameren approved for rate adjustment.
JEFFERSON CITY – The Missouri Public Service Commission has approved a filing made by Union Electric Company d/b/a Ameren Missouri to adjust the fuel and purchased power adjustment charge (FAC) on the bills of its electric customers. Ameren Missouri made two filings with the Commission. In its...
January 2, 2018, will mark a historical day for Missouri.
January 2, 2018, will mark a historical day for Missouri. The Missouri Adoptee Rights Act, which takes effect on this date, may allow Missouri-born adoptees, ages 18 and older, access to a copy of their Original Birth Certificate. It is estimated that this new law will affect hundreds of thousands...
Representative Jim Neely
Greetings Friends of the 8th Legislative District!  I certainly hope everyone is staying warm!  Ole man winter has definitely made his presence known.  Please remember to check on your elderly family and friends during these extremely cold days.   2017 in Review As Missourians prepare to welcome in...

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