Featured House perfects coronavirus unemployment overpayment waiverA bipartisan effort to forgive unemployment overpayments during the COVID-19 pandemic was perfected by the Missouri House Monday afternoon. House narrowly passes ESA bill after Republican rep flips The Missouri House passed a controversial education bill to thunderous applause Thursday after a Republican representative flipped his vote. Derges asks Republican colleagues to help her billsAlthough she has been removed from the House Republican Caucus, Rep. Tricia Derges implored her fellow GOP members to shepherd her bills through the legislature. Education reform bill stalls after overnight debate — but supporters say not for long“For far too long, students have been trapped in failing schools. 2021 will be the year we finally give parents more options by putting students first.” Vescovo threatens lawmakers’ bills over education reform, reps sayThe lawmakers said they were called into the speaker’s office who said the future of their bills are jeopardized if they did not support charter expansion legislation and other education reform proposals. Missouri Legislature considers social media censorship bills following national trend Missouri is joining states across the country in considering legislative measures to prevent social media companies from censoring users.