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Alisha Shurr is a reporter for the Missouri Times and Missouri Times Magazine. She joined the Missouri Times in January 2018 after working as a copy editor for her hometown newspaper in Southern Oregon. Alisha is a graduate of Kansas State University. Contact Alisha at alisha@themissouritimes.com.

Five expedited CONs approved

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Through an expedited Certificate of Need review, the Missouri Health Facilities Review Committee approved five requests to replace or renovate...

Curtman’s bill legalizing industrial hemp approved by Senate committee

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Just as industrial hemp gained a powerful ally on the federal level, a House bill establishing a pilot program for...

Roden unsuccessful in adding ‘Champ’s Law’ as amendment to service dog bill

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri House almost got another chance to debate governor-championed “Champ’s Law” when it was offered as an amendment to...

Bills to strengthen Sunshine Law heard in committee

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The House General Laws Committee heard testimony on two bills that would strengthen Missouri’s Sunshine Law and enhances governmental transparency....

Walsh happy with November date for right-to-work vote

TWMP panel delves into investigation into the Governor Sen. Gina Walsh sat down with Scott Faughn on This Week in Missouri Politics to talk moving...

With subpoena power, Hawley would reopen Confide investigation

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Attorney General’s Office may have completed their investigation into the usage of the text-deleting Confide app by Governor Eric...

Klindt: Appointment to Northwest Board of Regents a small way to give back

Jason Klindt looks at his appointment to the Northwest Missouri State University Board of Regents as a “small way to give back to an...

Health insurance legislation could put Missouri ahead of the game

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri may be ahead of the game in terms of legislation filed to update the state’s health insurance laws. The...

Hawley appears strong as he confirms 15 subpoenas issued in The Mission Continues investigation

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Attorney General’s Office investigation into Gov. Eric Greitens use of a veterans charity’s resources for his 2016 campaign is...
Chamois Fire Assistant Chief Sean Hackman, Missouri Care President Lou Gianquinto, and Community Christian Church Pastor Jeff Kruger announce fire safety program.

Chamois, Missouri Care teaming up with Community Christian Church for fire safety program

CHAMOIS, Mo. — Following the death of two children in a February house fire, the City of Chamois and Missouri Care, Inc. are teaming...