Standing Up for Mizzou and Our Students

Hear Rep. Kendrick’s comments at the MU Alumni Association Legislative Forum as he defends the University and details his initiative to provide for a state option for student loan refinancing.



The Latest News from Rep. Kendrick...

School-Based Telehealth Services Enabled

Rep. Kendrick is very pleased to announce that today Governor Nixon signed SB 579 into law.  With his signature, Gov. Nixon further enabled school-based telehealth, an initiative on which Rep. Kendrick has long worked. SB 579 is a major update to the telehealth statute in Missouri. School-based telehealth is an important part of this legislation […]


Jun 9, 2016 – Weekly Capitol Update

COURT RULES AGAINST DESE IN NORMANDY TRANSFER CASE The Missouri State Board of Education acted without legal authority when it attempted to exempt the Normandy Schools Collaborative from a state law allowing students in struggling school districts to transfer to better districts, the Missouri Court of Appeals ruled on June 7. In its unanimous decision, […]


May 26, 2016 – Weekly Capitol Update

RULING PUTS CIGARETTE TAX BALLOT MEASURE IN JEOPARDY One of two competing ballot initiatives to increase the state’s tobacco tax is in jeopardy after a judge on May 19 ruled its fiscal estimate is “insufficient and unfair,” and doesn’t accurately inform voters of how much revenue it would generate. If the ruling stands, it would […]


The 2016 Legislative Session in Review

Read the media’s take on the 2016 Session. Return for my comments later. St. Louis Post Dispatch, May 15, 2016 – Missouri’s Legislative session: Republicans load up on election-year issues St. Louis, May 17, 2016 – Editorial: Our report card on the Missouri Legislature’s 2016 session The Kansas City Star, May 16, 2016 – […]


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Rep. Kendrick on the ACA Supreme Court Decision

Rep. Kendrick speaking at a press conference on the ACA Supreme Court Decision on June 25.