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Kaitlyn Schallhorn is a reporter with The Missouri Times. She joined the newspaper in March 2019 after working as a reporter for Fox News in New York City. Throughout her career, Kaitlyn has covered political campaigns across the U.S. and humanitarian aid efforts in Africa. She is a native of Missouri who studied journalism at Winthrop University in South Carolina. Contact Kaitlyn at kaitlyn@themissouritimes.com.

Senate approves supplemental budget, sends bill back to House

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri state Senate approved changes to the supplemental budget bill Thursday morning — sending the legislation back to the...

Libla proposes fuel tax increase spread over multiple years

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A bill increasing the state’s fuel tax garnered support from outside agencies during a hearing Thursday morning. Appearing before the Senate...

Arthur pushes for state Earned Income Tax Credit program

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Maintaining she’s keeping in-line with the state Senate’s mission, Sen. Lauren Arthur is pushing to establish an earned income tax...

Senators hold up ESA legislation for hours, Republicans promise to continue to block it

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Sen. Andrew Koenig’s bill establishing a tax credit scholarship was held up by several hours of filibustering Wednesday evening —...

This Week in the PSC: March 13, 2019

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Public Service Commission tackled a few agenda items Wednesday morning. The commission approved an order from Wisper ISP...

Bill moving impeachment trials to Senate causes consternation among some lawmakers

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A bill shifting impeachment hearings from the Missouri Supreme Court to the state Senate caused quite the kerfuffle Monday night,...

Vescovo announces bid for House Speaker

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Majority Floor Leader Rob Vescovo has officially thrown his hat into the ring for House Speaker. The 42-year-old Republican —...

Senators team up on criminal justice reform proposal

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Two senators from different sides of the aisle teamed up to tackle criminal justice reform Monday.  State Sens. Ed Emery, a...

Fitzwater’s plan to reduce size of state House moves forward

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Republican state Rep. Travis Fitzwater’s resolution to reduce the size of the state House advanced this week after he made...

This Week in the Governor’s Office: Week of March 4, 2019

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — In the wake of the now-viral video of a St. Louis daycare employee’s treatment of a young child, Gov. Mike...