Tag: Rep. T.J. Berry

Rep. Berry files bill to cap electric rates and modernize Missouri’s energy grid

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – After calls from several consumer groups in the Show-Me State for a utility rate cap, it seems that the legislation to create such a policy is primed for debate in the next legislative session. Rep. T.J. Berry pre-filed a bill that would cap the average electric […]

Weigh station bill dies on House floor despite FBI inquiry

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The latest victim in ongoing push vs. shove taking place in the Missouri Capitol is Rep. T.J. Berry’s HB 306. The bill, which sought to address concerns about conflicts of interest in Missouri’s weigh station industry, was defeated in the Missouri House by a vote of […]

Slay defends St. Louis minimum wage increase in house committee

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay testified alongside several St. Louisans to oppose a measure explicitly designed to prevent the city’s minimum wage raise ordinance, approved last week by the Missouri Supreme Court, from going into effect. He waited alongside many of his constituents until 8 p.m. to […]

Wyatt returns to Missouri with MOSEIA

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A familiar face has returned to Missouri, as Missouri Solar Energy Industry Association (MOSEIA) has hired former state Rep. Zachary Wyatt as it’s new executive director. Wyatt served one term as state representative before resigning to return to Creighton University to complete his bachelor’s degree and […]

Rep. Berry sees steps being taken on path towards economic growth in Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – As word came from Gov. Jay Nixon’s office yesterday that Missouri had the highest business growth in the nation from 2012 to 2013 and that the state had ranked in the top ten for startups, the governor credited the work of the Missouri Technology Corporation (MTC) […]