Senate hears proposal changing minimum wage requirements for private schools

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Senate Government Reform Committee heard legislation this week that would exempt private schools from a minimum wage increase. HB...

Senate stalls on Title IX reform after overnight filibuster

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — After what became the second overnight filibuster in a week for the Missouri Senate, Title IX reform legislation failed to...

Missouri lawmaker files resolution calling for removal of UMKC chancellor

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — As the fallout over the response to an on-campus assault at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) last week continues,...

Arthur proposes incentives for public, charter schools to ‘improve exisiting system’

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — As the Missouri General Assembly gears up to consider likely contentious legislation regarding charter school expansion, one Democratic state senator...

Groups raise religious liberty, civil rights concerns with Title IX changes

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — As the debate over Title IX reform in the Missouri General Assembly continues, some groups have raised concerns over how...

Senate advances bill reversing burden placed on Missouri community colleges

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Legislation addressing community colleges and retirement systems passed out of Senate committee Wednesday morning — the latest step in what...

Eddy Justice launches 2020 campaign for state Senate

Having been involved in local Missouri politics for some time, Eddy Justice is officially throwing his hat in the ring for an open state...

Missouri’s Title IX bill gains momentum

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The contentious debate over how Missouri colleges handle sexual assault and misconduct investigations continues after spring break as the state’s...

Senators hold up ESA legislation for hours, Republicans promise to continue to block it

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Sen. Andrew Koenig’s bill establishing a tax credit scholarship was held up by several hours of filibustering Wednesday evening —...

Senators team up on criminal justice reform proposal

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Two senators from different sides of the aisle teamed up to tackle criminal justice reform Monday.  State Sens. Ed Emery, a...

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