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 Today.com, May 17, 2016 – Editorial: Our report card on the Missouri Legislature’s 2016 session

The Kansas City Star, May 16, 2016 – Winners and losers of Missouri’s 2016 legislative session

St. Louis Public Radio, May 16, 2016 – Recapping the 2016 Missouri legislative session: what happened, what didn’t and what’s next

KMOV.com, May 16, 2016 – What was accomplished during Missouri’s legislative session?

The Missouri Times, May 15, 2016 – Release: Remarks by Gov. Nixon regarding the 2016 legislative session

Jurist (University of Pittsburgh School of Law), May 16, 2016 – Missouri legislators pass controversial concealed carry law

Missourinet.com – May 16, 2016 – Missouri legislative leaders reflect on achievements, disappointments of 2016 session

The Kansas City Star, May 16, 2016 – ‘Stand your ground’ and voter ID highlight Missouri GOP wins as 2016 session ends

The Missouri Times, May 15, 2016 – Winners & Losers from the 2016 Session

The Missouri Times, May 17, 2016 – The Graveyard: Major bills that died in 2016

Columbia Daily Tribune, May 14, 2016 – Lawmakers: Relationship remains strained as University of Missouri school year, legislative session end

Columbia Daily Tribune, May 15, 2016 – Lawmakers pass ethics laws but fail on gift ban

The Columbia Missourian, May 15, 2016 – Missouri legislature scales back public access to records

The Columbia Missourian, May 15, 2016 – A Look at Missouri bills that passed or failed in 2016

BillMoyers.com, May 16, 2016 – One of the Most Racially Divided States in the Country Just Passed a New Voter-ID Bill