A new bill sponsored by Rep. Rasheen Aldridge seeks to increase police accountability and foster relationships with the community.
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Incoming state Rep. Alex Riley said his pre-filed bill would benefit small businesses overwhelmed by Missouri’s regulatory surplus.
“It’s not only helped create jobs and new industries in Missouri, it’s also been a huge benefit by turning waste into a useful product.”
A new bill pre-filed by state Sen. Denny Hoskins would enact a biodiesel fuel minimum for Missouri, one of the largest producers in the U.S.
SB 108, filed by Sen. Mike Cierpiot, would allow two or more municipalities to form a broadband infrastructure improvement district together.
“I feel like in our education policy discussions we sort of get stuck on charter schools and school vouchers.”
SB 262, pre-filed by Senate President Pro Tem Dave Schatz, would increase Missouri’s fuel tax by 2 percent annually for the next five years.
If the bill were to pass, any school distinct with more than 20 percent of students attending a persistently failing school would be required to establish a charter authorizing office, review any charter petitions for the district, approve the petitions, and submit them to the board of education for a vote.
“This is something that the mental health community has been working on for several years.”