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Get to know Missouri’s freshmen lawmakers.
Prior to working in the statehouse, Rep. Lisa Thomas served as a psychiatrist for nearly two decades.
After working behind the scenes of various campaigns, Rep. Michael Davis threw his own hat in the ring for the Missouri House last year.
“At the end of the day, I felt like there were a lot of issues that I really cared about and was hopeful that I could make a difference at the state level.”
“I had high hopes for the session, but it’s even better than I thought it would be because I do think everybody is trying to do the best they can.”
"I believe now more than ever statehouses have to reclaim some of their authority and restore a balance to a good federalist system.”
Rep. Michael Burton, a former Broadway cast member and professional actor, has landed a role in the Missouri statehouse.
Rep. Cyndi Buchheit-Courtway, a Republican, represents HD 115 which includes parts of Jefferson, Ste. Genevieve, and St. Francois counties.
“We just want to live, work, and keep the government out of our lives as much as possible.”