Editor Rachael Herndon, reporter Alisha Shurr, and producer Aaron Basham review the top stories of the past week, including new rules regarding open records, and a plethora of education bills filed by House Democrats.
* There will not be a 2019 growing season for industrial hemp. The Missouri Department of Agriculture lays out their projected timeline, here.
Rachael Herndon was the editor at The Missouri Times and also produced This Week in Missouri Politics, published Missouri Times Magazine, and co-hosted the #MoLeg podcast. She joined The Missouri Times in 2014, returning to political reporting after working as a campaign and legislative staffer.
Rachael studied at the University of Missouri – Columbia. She lives in Jefferson City with her husband, Brandon, and their two children.