The Sharp End was a black-owned business district in the early 1900s, located on Walnut between Fifth and Sixth Streets. On May 19, Rep. Kip Kendrick, along with more than 200 others, participated in the dedication of the historic district. Rep. Kendrick presented a resolution from the Missouri House of Representative, acknowledging the contributions of […]View
The 2015 Session Ends in the Missouri House
When Rep. Kip Kendrick was sworn in as Columbia’s 45th District Representative in the House Chamber on January 7, 2015, little did he anticipate how the 2015 Legislative Session would end.
March 10th, Rep. Kendrick speaking in favor of Medicaid expansion on the House floor.
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FERGUSON-RELATED ISSUES GET LITTLE ATTENTION IN 2015 On the first day of the 2015 legislative session, then-House Speaker John Diehl, R-Town & Country, unequivocally declared: “We’re not going to have a Ferguson agenda in the House.” As the session ended on May 15, Deihl’s promise appeared to be largely kept, with no action on most […]View
See the following links for a list of bills Truly Agreed To and Finally Passed during the 2015 legislative session: Missouri Senate Bills Truly Agreed To and Finally Passed Governor’s Action on TAFP Bills From Missouri Senate Missouri House Bills Truly Agreed To and Finally PassedView
As the 2015 session began in the Missouri legislature, the Republican supermajority had high hopes of passing their long-held agenda unencumbered. With the poignant effects of term limits in full view and internal rule changes that discouraged even a semblance of bipartisan law-making, the 2015 session became a headstrong battle of the Republican Party with […]View
Following the resignation of House Speaker John Diehl, former Majority Leader Todd Richardson (R-Poplar Bluff) was elected by the Missouri House of Representatives to serve as Speaker for the final day of session. Before he was elected to the House in 2010, he served as the primary liaison for the University of Memphis’ government relations […]View