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Good News and Bad News There’s good news and bad news on the COVID-19 front. The good news is Missouri seems to be over the hump in terms of reported coronavirus cases and deaths. The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, a research organization from the University of Washington that tracks...
April 21, 2020: Today, Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt led the nation in becoming the first Attorney General to file a lawsuit against the Chinese government, Chinese Communist Party, and other Chinese officials and institutions. Alleging that their actions to suppress information, arrest...
In today’s COVID-19 briefing, Governor Parson announced the deployment of a decontamination system in Missouri to assist with the N95 mask shortage. Governor Parson was joined by CoxHealth Medical Director of Infectious Diseases Dr. Robin Trotman, Missouri Department of  Health and Senior Services...
The members of the Missouri House of Representatives returned to the State Capitol Building Wednesday, April 8 to give final approval to a supplemental budget bill that will provide the state with vital funding to contain and control the spread of COVID-19. The House had previously approved a...
Senator Hoskins donned a surgical mask in his State Capitol office. All senators were provided with a mask to help prevent the transmission of the COVID-19 virus.
The Legislature returned to the Capitol this week but it was not business as usual. On Tuesday, I joined with fellow members of the Senate Appropriations Committee to review the supplemental budget bill proposed by the House of Representatives. This budget includes federal funding for the COVID-19...
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...
On March 21, the governor instructed all Missourians to practice social distancing in order to slow the spread of the coronavirus in our state. Specifically, the governor asks us to avoid gatherings of more than 10 people, to take advantage of carry-out and delivery options instead of dining in...
Dear Bank Northwest Customers: Effective tomorrow, Friday, March 20, we will provide drive-thru service only at all locations until further notice. We are taking this precautionary measure in compliance with the CDC guidelines to limit the spread of the coronavirus. We understand these are...
Senator Hoskins visited with Shane Lockard, EMS Chief and CEO of the Johnson County Ambulance District, and Dr. David Gustafson, medical director for the Johnson and Pettis County districts.
Truly Agreed, Finally Passed The first bill “truly agreed and finally passed” during the 2020 legislative session is now on its way to the governor. House Bill 1511 authorizes Missouri boards, commissions and other regulatory bodies to issue professional licenses to spouses of military personnel...
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...

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