Day: October 31, 2017

MRL: Planned Parenthood’s New Lawsuit Reveals Lack of Concern for Women and Unwillingness to be Held Responsible for Emergencies from Abortion 

  The Following Statement is from Steve Rupp, MRL President: Missouri Right to Life and pro-life Missourians across the State of Missouri are not surprised that Planned Parenthood seeks, once again, to divert responsibility of care for abortion complications. On Monday, October 30, Planned Parenthood filed another lawsuit requesting the […]

Legislative Task Force on Dyslexia releases report with recommendations for educators

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Legislative Task Force on Dyslexia has officially finished their report and is submitting it to the legislative leaders and Gov. Eric Greitens. The report shared on Tuesday by Rep. Kathy Swan, R-Cape Girardeau, who chaired the task force, outlines a number of recommendations the members […]

Hawley issues Civil Investigative Demands to opioid distributers

Attorney General also remarks on PDMP JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri attorney general Josh Hawley has issued three civil investigative demands to the three drug distributing companies – Amerisource Bergen Corporation, Cardinal Health Inc., and McKesson Corporation. Combined, these three companies made more than $400 billion last year and account […]

Grain Belt Express files for appeal with Missouri Supreme Court

Wind Farm in Midwest, Credit Howard Rowe

JEFFERSON CITY – The Grain Belt Express Clean Line is asking the Missouri Supreme Court to take up its case. The company on Monday filed their application for transfer of the appeal with the Eastern District Court of Appeals, following the Missouri Public Service Commission’s rejection of a request for […]

MoDOT’s turnover rate hovering around 10 percent, but what does it mean for Missouri’s transportation system?

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – “Work smarter, not harder.” Or at least that’s the message that the Missouri Department of Transportation is getting from the Show-Me State. For years now, MoDOT has been struggling to keep employees from leaving the ship, as employees have increasingly left the department to find better-paying […]

Parson recommends independent investigation into St. Louis Missouri Veterans Home

ST. LOUIS – Residents, their families, and unrelated citizens of St. Louis submitted a packet of information to the St. Louis-based Missouri Veterans Home in July, alleging that the predominately African-American staff have been mistreating its residents. Deputy Director of the Missouri Veterans Commission Brian Hunt believed that the complaints […]

Brad Bakker announces HD 84 campaign

ST. LOUIS – Brad Bakker, associate attorney at Armstrong Teasdale, has announced his candidacy for HD 84. As of writing, no other candidate has officially announced that they are running in the heavily Democratic district. Rep. Karla May currently represents HD 84 and faces term limits. She has run unopposed […]