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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo – On Wednesday, January 6th I had the distinct honor to take the oath of office administered by Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft. As a duly elected State Representative, it is my privilege to serve the people of the 8th District. The following week, I was able to attend the...
This week, legislators returned to the Capitol for the start of the 101st General Assembly. Activity in the Senate got underway at noon on Wednesday with 34 members taking their places in the chamber. Among my colleagues were 11 newly elected senators who took the oath of office for the first time...
The Most Wonderful Time of the Year This year may be unlike any other, but even the trials and tribulations of the pandemic cannot and should not diminish our enthusiasm for Christmas and for the birth of Christ. While many of us will wear masks and keep our distance, we still will gather together...
Christmas snuck up on many of us this year. If you’re like me, you’re not spending as much time in shopping malls, and many holiday events are more low-key, if they haven’t been canceled completely. As we move closer to Dec. 25, the growing holiday cheer is unmistakable, though. The decorations are...
It’s that time of year again when we gather with family and friends; exchange presents and hopefully reflect on the true meaning of Christmas.  As we celebrate what many consider the most wonderful time of the year, let me simply say from my family to yours, Merry Christmas! I hope your days are...
(JEFFERSON CITY, MO) – Today, Governor Mike Parson announced that Missouri's Electoral College members will meet on Monday, December 14 at 2 p.m. at the State Capitol to cast their votes for President and Vice President of the United States.  The meeting and subsequent vote of the electors provides...
This week, the Missouri Senate completed the task the governor put before us when he called the Legislature back to Jefferson City for the Second Extra Legislative Session of 2020. The Senate approved a supplemental budget for Fiscal Year 2021, granting the governor the authority to spend federal...
A special session called by Gov. Mike Parson to allocate nearly $1.3 billion in supplemental spending has concluded. This week the Senate gave final approval to the spending bill that started in the House. The legislation will provide access to Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES...
Special Session Delayed The second extra session of 2020 called by Gov. Parson is now temporarily delayed because of cases of COVID-19 among lawmakers and staff in the Senate. The special session dealing with supplemental funding for the pandemic response and liability protections for health care...
Called back to Jefferson City by the governor, lawmakers met this week to work on a nearly $1.3 billion supplemental spending plan. Gov. Parson called for the second special session of 2020 to work on a supplemental budget that will provide access to Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (...

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