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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...
LATHROP, Mo. – A new, smoother surface is coming to a portion of Interstate 35 in Clinton County. The Missouri Department of Transportation contracted with Ideker, Inc. to resurface I-35 between the Clinton/Clay County line and just north of Route 116. The contractor plans to first complete some...
In our first two articles on Otters we learned about their re-introduction and their rapid re-populating of their former habitat. In fact otters were a little too successful at finding food sources, especially when it came to farm ponds and Ozark streams. After reintroduction, the Conservation...
Greetings Friends of the 8th District! I hope you are enjoying the longer days of the refreshing sun light out there. Warmer temperatures and spring are upon us.   House Approves Bill to Require Victim Impact Program for DWI Offenders (HB 1488) A bill now headed to the Senate would require a person...
Senator Hoskins welcomed members of the Missouri Farm Bureau from the 21st District who were in the capital city for the annual Farm Bureau legislative banquet. Pictured in this photo are Mike and Jeanne Pollard, Caldwell County; Tom Silvey, Caldwell County; Barb Fifer, Ray County; Jim and Dona Proffitt, Ray County; Bill Robinson, Ray County; Violet Corbett, Johnson County; Mary Ellen Young, Johnson County; and William Gray, Lafayette County.
With more than a quarter of the 2020 legislative session behind us, members of the General Assembly are hard at work advancing bills. This week the Senate took up and passed several pieces of legislation that will now move onto the House of Representatives for its consideration. A few of these...
Located just west of Chillicothe on Route 190, the Thompson River Bridge has been serving motorists since 1964. More than 2,500 vehicles pass over it each day, which has taken its toll on the bridge deck, or driving surface. A rehabilitation project to place a new bridge deck will be led by...

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