A New Chapter in the Missouri House

Kip-SwearIn Composite


Rep. Kip Kendrick was sworn in as Columbia’s 45th District Representative in the House Chamber on January 7, 2015, replacing long-time Boone County Representative Chris Kelly.



March 10th, Rep. Kendrick speaking in favor of Medicaid expansion on the House floor.

The Latest News from Rep. Kendrick...

Kendrick’s Commitment to MU and Columbia Acknowledged

The following is excerpted from the MU Flagship Council’s Legislative Update: Kip Kendrick’s Commitment to MU and Columbia This evening newly elected Rep. Kip Kendrick (D – Columbia) will be on campus to meet with MU Students about issues related to state government that are important to them. Additionally, Rep. Kendrick is hosting an information […]


Missouri Budget Project E-News
 – April 24, 2015

The following is preliminary legislative analysis from the Missouri Budget Project E-News General Assembly Passes Budget After several long days of negotiations and discussion, state lawmakers gave final approval to the Fiscal Year 2016 State Operating Budget on Thursday. The budget provides approximately $26 billion in funding for core services including education, health, mental health, […]


Campus Listening Session Held

Rep. Kendrick held another event as part of his constituent listening tour on April 23, this time on the University of Missouri campus. About 25 students enthusiastically participated in a dialogue about the budgeting process, funding for higher education, bonding bills, and the role of state government in promoting and supporting Missouri’s research centers.  Rep. […]


Apr 23, 2015 – Weekly Capitol Update

LAWMAKERS SEND $26 BILLION STATE BUDGET TO GOVERNOR The Republican-controlled General Assembly on April 23 granted final approval to the 13 appropriations bills that make up the $26 billion state operating budget for the 2016 fiscal year, which begins July 1. By sending the bills to Gov. Jay Nixon more than two weeks before May […]


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Chris & Kip

Retiring State Representative Chris Kelly

with newly elected Representative Kip Kendrick

The Passing of the Torch…