Tag: Rep. Randy Dunn

Dunn to resign from office, pursue community development career

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Rep. Randy Dunn, D-Kansas City, officially announced Thursday he will resign his office effective May 31. “The decision to leave was certainly a bittersweet one and it was not an easy decision for me to make,” Dunn told The Missouri Times. “Despite serving in the superminority, […]

Democratic House and Senate caucuses choose new leaders

House Democrats met at the Missouri Credit Union House to elect new leaders for their party. Rep. Gail McCann Beatty, D-Kansas City, was elected as the new minority floor leader for the Democrats, beating out Rep. Karla May. Rep. Gina Mitten, D-St. Louis, will serve as the assistant minority chair, […]

Voter ID discussed in House, HJR moves to to Senate

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Two pieces of voter identification legislation, HJR 53 from Rep. Tony Dugger, R-Hartville, and HB 1631 from Rep. Justin Alferman, R-Hermann, made progress in the House on Wednesday, which Dugger’s HJR on the way to the Senate and Alferman’s bill perfected. Dugger argued that his resolution would make the election […]

Automatic voter registration filed by two house Democrats

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – While Republicans across the state look to pass legislation on photo voter ID laws (or get it on the ballot via petition in the case of Secretary of State candidate Jay Ashcroft), two house Democrats have a different idea concerning voter accessibility. Reps. Randy Dunn, D-Kansas City, […]

Ground broken on housing development with help of MHDC tax credits

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Last week, a group of organizers in Kansas City broke ground on a new housing development that will cater specifically to homeless families. Nonprofit aiming to end homelessness in Kansas City, reStart and Affordable Housing of Kansas City, the brains behind the Rose Hill Townhomes, hope […]

Three election bills heard in committee

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo — The House committee on Election’s met in the early hours of Tuesday morning to consider multiple bills. House Bill 1936 was the first to be addressed by the committee. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Tony Dugger, R-Hartville, is an effort to change the state primary date […]