"Allowing passengers to carry firearms on transit is not the answer to enhancing the safety and security of these systems."
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"The risk involved is unthinkable, considering an accidental discharge or even a planned event could take place in the closed environment."
"The state legislature has an opportunity in 2022 to ensure Missouri can draw down federal funds."
Rep. David Tyson Smith is on a mission to continue the legislature’s work from last year on police and criminal justice reform.
The Auditor’s Office found the Missouri State Highway Patrol to be in compliance with state statutes governing the use of highway funds.
The former Union Hotel, now a part of the Jefferson Landing State Historic Site, served as the Amtrak station in Jefferson City until it was closed after a structural inspection in 2019.
Funds will offset the cost of replacing or reconstructing roads, bridges, and safety equipment damaged during the storms.
With supply chain issues impacting various industries, agriculture and business leaders are taking note of the project as well.
"It’s good for the environment. It’s good for the economy."
Porter served as vice-chair of the committee last session.