Archive | January, 2015

for the week ending January 23, 2015

Nixon Gives State of the State Address: Speaking to a joint assembly of the Missouri House and Senate Wednesday evening, Governor Nixon outlined his plan for the state budget and his 2015 legislative priorities; calling for a $350 million building plan, more money for transportation and education, Medicaid expansion and a revision to the state’s […]

for the week ending January 16, 2015

Annual Legislative Dinner Coming Up: Thanks to all our members who have encouraged their lawmakers to join them on Monday, February 2 for our annual legislative reception and dinner. Since so many groups compete for their time and attention, your personal call to area legislators will really help our chances at hosting a successful event. […]

for the week ending January 9, 2015

Lawmakers Convene at Capitol: State lawmakers returned Wednesday to Jefferson City to convene the First Regular Session of the 98th Missouri General Assembly; a year expected to be marked by ongoing racial issues stemming from last summer’s police shooting in Ferguson and a continuing effort to expand Medicaid. The Republican-dominated legislature is expected to focus […]