Category: Guest Post

Rural families need support at home

Rural families need support at home

By Rep. Kathy Swan There are numerous benefits to raising children in rural communities, ones surrounded by wide open space for little ones to play, learn and explore their worlds.  As every parent knows,...

Silvey names new chief of staff

Silvey names new chief of staff

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Senator Ryan Silvey (R-Kansas City) today announces Hannah Beers as his new chief of staff. Beers, formerly Silvey’s communications director, will transition into the new role immediately. “Hannah has proved...

Public invited to comment on Department of Higher Education administrative rules

Public invited to comment on Department of Higher Education administrative rules

State departments working to update and streamline rules to improve efficiency The Missouri Department of Higher Education invites the public to offer input on administrative rules that establish regulations for a number of department...

Missouri becomes first state to institute newborn screening for Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Missouri becomes first state to institute newborn screening for Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Legislation will help promote life-saving treatment of the leading genetic cause of death for infants under two years of age. JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Governor Eric Greitens today signed into law Senate Bill 50,...

CEO of River Region Credit Union to testify for Congress on Regulatory Relief

CEO of River Region Credit Union to testify for Congress on Regulatory Relief

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Rick Nichols, president/CEO of River Region Credit Union will testify in front of the U.S. House Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee on Wednesday, July 12 at 2 p.m. U.S....

Missouri’s budget should strengthen community provider system, not weaken it

Missouri’s budget should strengthen community provider system, not weaken it

By Greg Kramer, MARF President The 2018 Missouri state budget, signed by Governor Greitens, officially went into effect on July 1, 2017. This budget includes a total of $250 million in additional funding cuts, from...