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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 (...
The election is over and the people have spoken. Although the outcome of the presidential election is still in doubt as I write this, there is no question about the results in Missouri. Voters here overwhelmingly turned out for the president, and a wide majority expressed continued support for the...
Washington, D.C.:  Speaker Bryan Cutler of the Pennsylvania House sent a letter to Governor Tom Wolf formally requesting an audit of the general election results. "Speaker Cutler is a fighting patriot in the spirit of our Founders," said Ed Martin, president of Phyllis Schlafly Eagles. "His letter...
In just a few days, voters will go to the polls and cast their ballots. A big change this year will be the large number of votes cast prior to Election Day. Passed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Senate Bill 631 expanded access to absentee ballots to persons whose medical conditions pose...

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