Hearing Held on State Work Study Program

A hearing was held today in the State Capitol before the Higher Education Committee on HB 1275, the Allan Purdy State Work Study Program.  The bill, sponsored by Rep. Kip Kendrick, would provide instate students of accredited two- or four-year institutions in the state the opportunity to work in positions with nonprofit organizations, governmental agencies, […]

Words To Live By In Our Times

Today we have a task… Let us be dissatisfied until the tragic walls that separate the outer city of wealth and comfort and the inner city of poverty and despair shall be crushed by the battering rams of the forces of justice. Let us be dissatisfied until those that live on the outskirts of hope […]

Jan 4, 2018 – Weekly Capitol Update

GOVERNOR LEAVES STATE SCHOOL BOARD UNABLE TO ACT Gov. Eric Greitens on Jan. 3 withdrew and immediately reappointed all five of his picks for the Missouri State Board of Education in an attempt to buy more time for their confirmation by a hostile Senate. The surprise move, however, leaves the board without a quorum and […]

Kendrick Leads House Dems in Filing Suite of Ethics Bills

Rep. Kip Kendrick and nine fellow House Democrats filed a total of ten ethics bills today, reflecting their continued effort to restore accountability and integrity to state government. The comprehensive package of legislation would: Require “dark money” organizations to report all expenditures made in support of or opposition to a candidate or ballot measure (House Bill […]