Government

Missouri Senate Report 8/25/22

by District 6 Senator, Mike Bernskoetter An August Tradition: The Missouri State Fair For many, August represents the end of summer, and with it comes the start of the school year. August also signals the beginning of one of our state’s marque events: The Missouri State Fair. The state fair has been a proud tradition

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Missouri State Senate Report 08-04-22

by District 6 Senator, Mike Bernskoetter Best time of year The smell of fried food moving throughout the grounds, the sight of children riding a roller coaster, and the sound of families enjoying themselves on a warm summer’s night — fair season in Missouri is one of my favorite times of the year. Like many

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Capitol Report 08-04-22

by District 58 Representative Willard Haley Special session to be called in September The Missouri House and Senate are set to return in September for the annual Veto Session, but our two legislative bodies are also likely to return for a special session to provide tax relief for Missourians. Gov. Mike Parson has announced he

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Capitol Report 07-28-22

by District 58 Representative Willard Haley Record low unemployment, 9-8-8 crisis line Missouri once again received good news, as the latest jobs report shows Missouri’s unemployment rate has hit a record low. The state unemployment rate fell to 2.8 percent in June, which is the lowest rate in Missouri since the data series began in

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Missouri State Senate Report 07-28-22

by District 6 Senator, Mike Bernskoetter The best part about being a lawmaker In today’s day and age, it isn’t popular to be an elected official. We often get blamed for problems we didn’t cause, and we get second-guessed every time we vote on an issue — it’s frustrating. When people think of politicians, too

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