"We hope to work with you to continue our focus on juvenile reform programs that address the root causes of juvenile delinquency which include adverse childhood trauma, mental health issues, food insecurity, and other socioeconomic issues that drive youth to commit such crimes."
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After hitting a roadblock right out of the gate, legislation meant to address violent crime in Missouri eventually cleared a Senate hurdle after a 12-hour debate Thursday.
Republican Lee Ann Pitman has filed to run against her 2019 special election opponent, Rep. Trish Gunby, for her seat in the Missouri House.
Jason Bean and Rep. Mike Moon won a pair of GOP Senate nominations Tuesday.
Ahead of the Tuesday primaries, Young Americans for Liberty, a national conservative group, marked Missouri as its biggest target this year. And out of the 11 races it focused on, it saw victories in five.
Rep. Steve Roberts and Angela Mosley won the Democratic nominations for two St. Louis area Senate seats Tuesday.
By the time the Tuesday election arrived, the race for SD 9 was state Rep. Barbara Washington’s to lose.
It was Rep. Karla Eslinger who emerged victoriously in the at times contentious three-way primary for SD 33.
In one of the most dramatic contests in Missouri elections yet this year, Holly Rehder eked out a win over her fellow House legislator Kathy Swan in SD 27.