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Program that provides ex-offenders with free medication expands to Kansas City

Starting January 1st, all people released to Kansas City from Missouri prisons will receive 90 days of free medication thanks to an innovative collaboration and generous donors. Healthy Transitions, a partnership between Corizon Health, Missouri Department of Corrections, and Rx Outreach, bridges the medication gap that many people face when […]

Paid parental leave expands in Missouri to include more state employees

Missouri House and Five of Six Statewide Elected Officials Implement Paid Parental Leave  KANSAS CITY – Five out of six statewide executive branch officials in Missouri, along with the House of Representatives and four independent executive agencies have now adopted paid parental leave policies for their state employees, Women’s Foundation […]

Government transparency group applauds Treasurer Schmitt’s Missouri Economic Dashboard

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo — Only a few months after launching the Missouri Economic Dashboard, State Treasurer Eric Schmitt is already garnering national recognition for his work to make economic data more easily accessible to the public. Truth in Accounting, a national watchdog group that advocates for state government transparency, applauded […]

Former Lee’s Summit parks and recreation administrator Tom Lovell announces bid to replace term-limited Gary Cross

This week, former Lee’s Summit Parks and Recreation Administrator, Tom Lovell formally announced his intent to replace term-limited State Rep. Gary Cross. Lovell, who has served Lee’s Summit for nearly four decades, has a long history of working for the people of Lee’s Summit. He recently founded Lovell and Associates, […]