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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.

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...

Senate closes week without tackling anticipated education reform bills

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Senate closed out its legislative week by passing a bevy of bills Thursday morning. Among those passed was Republican...

Senate Democrats vow to keep fighting bill modifying state minimum wage

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — After some kerfuffle Tuesday evening, a Senate bill modifying Missouri’s minimum wage rate was ultimately stalled. The bill, put forth by...

This Week in the PSC: March 6, 2019

PSC hears Ameren plan for implementing 'smart energy' practices JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Public Service Commission tackled multiple agenda items Wednesday as well...

Senate adopts rules change allowing senators to abstain from votes

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Senate adopted new rules Tuesday allowing for senators to skip a vote if there is a conflict of...

ESA programs see success as Missouri lawmakers debate implementing similar scholarships

As Missouri lawmakers debate whether to implement an educational scholarship program hoping to expand school choice, similar programs in other states have seen recent...

Swan seeks to bring back tax credits for film production companies

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Lights, camera, tax credits! Republican state Rep. Kathryn Swan is hoping to paint Missouri as a more desirable state for...

Fitzwater proposes ‘good government’ resolution reducing size of state House, increasing senators

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Calling it a “labor of love,” Republican state Rep. Travis Fitzwater presented a resolution Monday to significantly reduce the size...