On Feb. 6 Social Services Director Steve Corsi was testifying before the Budget Committee concerning his department’s budget request for the upcoming fiscal year. When Rep. Kip Kendrick asked Corsi about his nearly $14,000 supplemental salary included in a second departmental budget, Corsi struggled to explain or justify the extra pay. Three days later, Gov. Greitens announced […]View
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Thank you to all who attended last night’s Town Hall Meeting! Cuts to education, student loans, incarceration rates, money for infrastructure, prevailing wage, marijuana legalization/decriminalization, impact of federal tax cuts on Missouri, legislative committees and their purpose, telemedicine, access to mental healthcare, gas tax, barriers to employment, senior services, Internet sales tax, cuts to home […]View
HOUSE GOP AGAIN TRIES TO CUT UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS In yet another attempt to reduce the maximum weeks someone can collect unemployment benefits, the Republican-controlled House of Representatives voted 96-53 on Feb. 15 for legislation that would make Missouri among the three least generous states in the nation in terms of benefits for workers who lose […]View
In addition to serving on the Budget Committee this term, there are four sponsored and cosponsored bills that are my priority. I’m pleased that all are moving forward. HB 1275 – Allan Purdy State Work Study Program This bill was voted out of committee with unanimous support and is scheduled to be voted out of the Rules Committee […]View
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