Standing Up for Ethics Reform

Read Rep. Kendrick’s Nov. 14, 2016 Press Release on Ethics Reform

and his plan in the 99th General Assembly


The Latest News from Rep. Kendrick...

Apr 20, 2017 – Weekly Capitol Update

AUDITOR ISSUES SUBPOENA FOR REVENUE DEPT RECORDS State Auditor Nichole Galloway on April 19 issued a subpoena to the Missouri Department of Revenue to force it to turn over information concerning whether the department is complying with a state law requiring tax refunds to be issued within 45 days after a tax return is filed. […]


Apr 13, 2017 – Weekly Capitol Update

BILL TO WEAKEN HUMAN RIGHTS ACT ADVANCES IN HOUSE Legislation to severely weaken Missouri’s anti-discrimination law that is sponsored by a Republican state senator who currently is being sued for alleged violations of that very law has cleared two House committees and is one vote away from being sent to Gov. Eric Greitens to be […]


Kendrick champions the Allan Purdy Work-Study Act

This week, Rep. Kendrick presented the Allan Purdy Work-Study Act in committee. This bill would create more opportunities for students to work off campus in paid internships in fields that are directly related to their future careers. It is intended to help bridge the gap between education and post-graduate employment while reducing the burden of student debt. […]


From the mouths of babes…

Speaking to a class of fourth-graders this morning at a local Columbia elementary school, an inquisitive student innocently asked: Why do casinos have to be on the river? How do you explain that kind of legislative power-wrangling by our state’s governing body to a fourth-grader? Oh, where do you start? … Next time you see […]


Missouri House sends $27.8B budget to Senate

The Senate has yet to act on the 2018 state budget that takes effect on July 1, but after the House approved the $27.8B plan on April 6, much is still in flux, including: A $22 million cut to the University of Missouri System Adding $45 million to the K-12 school foundation formula Using the state […]


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The Time for Ethics Reform is Now!

Rep. Kendrick at LWV Legislative Forum – Feb 2017

Kendrick Discusses Budget Cuts and Student Debt

Rep. Kendrick discusses looming budget cuts and his bills addressing growing student debt in Missouri.