Senate advances expanded child protection, anti-trafficking legislation

   JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A House bill combating sex trafficking expanded to include a variety of other provisions in an effort to protect minors — particularly exploited youths — in the state and passed the Senate Monday evening.  Under Sen. Jeanie Riddle’s guidance, Rep. Mary Elizabeth Coleman’s HB 397 has expanded into what one … Continue reading Senate advances expanded child protection, anti-trafficking legislation