A large crowd filled the community room at the ARC to voice their concerns, ask questions, and hear the perspective on pending health care bills from their legislators. Of the five local legislators serving in the House and Senate, only Reps. Kip Kendrick and Martha Stevens attended. Sen. Caleb Rowden, Rep. Chuck Basye, and Rep. […]View
Standing Up for Ethics Reform
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The Latest News from Rep. Kendrick...
As the Missouri legislature closes out the first half of the 2017 legislative session and leaves for Spring Break, KBIA reports that: “Republican budget writers are already touting that their proposed budget for K-12 public schools will be fully funded, based on last year’s law that shrank the size of the funding formula by $400 […]View
HOUSE APPROVES STATEWIDE CHARTER SCHOOL EXPANSION The House of Representatives on March 16 sent legislation to the Senate that would allow for the statewide expansion of charter schools. The measure, House Bill 634, passed 83-76-1, getting just one more vote than the 82 required to advance. Charter schools are public schools that operate independently of […]View
HOUSE REPUBLICANS REJECT MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE After complaining that a St. Louis ordinance that ultimately would raise the citywide minimum wage to $11 an hour is inappropriate because the minimum wage should be set at the state level, House Republicans on March 8 rejected a proposal to increase the statewide minimum wage to $11 an […]View
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The Time for Ethics Reform is Now!
Rep. Kendrick discusses looming budget cuts and his bills addressing growing student debt in Missouri.