More than a hundred friends, family, and other Columbians joined Sherman’s wife Vicki, long-time friend Bill Clark, and Rep. Kip Kendrick at the August 29 dedication of the Sherman Brown Jr. Memorial Highway. Kendrick was responsible for the legislation passed by the State Legislature and signed into […]
ATTEMPT TO RESTORE SERVICES FOR DISABLED BLOCKED Majority House Republicans on Sept. 13 defeated a Democratic effort to preserve in-home care and nursing home services for an estimated 8,000 disabled or elderly Missourians. Republican legislative leaders instead announced plans to further study the issue in hopes of developing a plan for funding the services that […]
LITTLE ACTION EXPECTED IN UPCOMING VETO SESSION The Missouri General Assembly will convene Sept. 13 for its annual veto session, but for the first time in six years lawmakers aren’t expected to override any vetoes. Gov. Eric Greitens vetoed only five bills during his first year in office, none of which his fellow Republicans, who […]
LAW BLOCKING LOCAL MINIMUM WAGES TAKES EFFECT A new Missouri law blocking local minimum wages that are higher than the statewide minimum wage, which currently stands at $7.70 an hour, took effect on Aug. 28. That could end up being a temporary setback for advocates of a higher minimum wage with an effort underway to […]
Listen to the August 29th interview with Rep. Kip Kendrick on The Eagle 93.9 talking about: Tonight’s dedication of the Sherman Brown Jr. Memorial Highway Working across the aisle in the House of Representatives as a minority party legislator The likely fate of Sen. Maria Chapelle-Nadal
Rep. Kip Kendrick spent the evening of August 22 in his hometown of Monroe City, Missouri talking with the gathered members of the Monroe County Democratic Club. It’s always good to go back home. Read about the event and his remarks in the Hannibal Courier-Post.
A law proposed by State Rep. Kip Kendrick renames a section of Columbia’s Providence Road between I-70 and the Business Loop as the “Sherman Brown Jr. Memorial Highway”. The dedication will be held in the parking lot of Joe Machens Nissan, 201 Nebraska Ave., on Tuesday, August 29 at 6:30pm. Sherman Brown Jr. was best […]