According to the Missouri Department of Social Services (DSS), over 1.5 million Missourians are currently covered by Medicaid.
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End Family Fire Missouri — created in partnership with Missouri Foundation for Health, the Ad Council, and Brady — is promoting safer firearm storage.
"The state’s funding for community water fluoridation is imperative for the dental health of Missourians."
Rep. Betsy Fogle championed adding state funds to programs covering childcare costs for small businesses and essential workers in the budget process.
Opinion: Missouri businesses (and families) can’t afford legislation that raises prescription drug prices
"By now, most people understand that there is no silver bullet to solve the health care affordability crisis in America."
The Missouri Senate finally perfected legislation establishing certain rights for victims of sexual assault after an earlier amendment stymied its progress in the upper chamber.
Sen. Holly Thompson Rehder held a press conference this morning concerning an amendment that she considered a “poison pill” attempted to be added to her Sexual Assault Survivor’s Bill of Rights.
With most of Senate behind her, Thompson Rehder advocates for sexual assault victims, decries ‘self-interested bullying’
Sens. Holly Thompson Rehder and Jill Schupp are championing a new “Sexual Assault Survivors’ Bill of Rights” after a previous version is being challenged in court.
"This bill makes Missouri a better place," said Rep. Bruce DeGroot, the bill sponsor.
Cierpiot introduces legislation to protect families from having their children ‘abducted by Children’s Mercy Hospital’
In the Kansas City area, it is common for parents who choose to take their children to Children’s Mercy to have them ultimately taken out of their home, according to Sen. Mike Cierpiot.