Government

Missouri State Senate Report 07-21-22

by District 6 Senator, Mike Bernskoetter Another Fair Season The sun is out, the temperatures are up, and the smell of kettle corn is in the air, which can mean only one thing – it’s fair season once again. To me, local fairs are some of the best events around. For starters, they’re fun with

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Capitol Report 07-21-22

by District 58 Representative Willard Haley HB 1472 signed into law A bill approved by the General Assembly and signed into law by Gov. Parson makes important changes to definitions in state law related to currency and money laundering. The legislation is designed to help prosecutors and law enforcement fight human trafficking. HB 1472 modifies

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Missouri Senate Report 07-14-22

by District 6 Senator, Mike Bernskoetter Extending Agricultural Priorities For four and a half months at the start of the year, the Legislature spends countless hours crafting and debating legislation to make Missouri a better place to live, work and raise a family. One of the bills we passed this year was legislation aiming to

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Capitol Report 07-14-22

by District 58 Representative Willard Haley No Patient Left Alone Act signed into law During the 2022 legislative session, the Missouri General Assembly approved a bill to protect the rights of patients to have their loved ones present during their stay at a hospital or long-term care facility. This was in response to the many

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Missouri State Senate Report 06-23-22

by District 6 Senator, Mike Bernskoetter Protecting Our Farmland Farmland is a precious resource in our state, serving a wide range of functions. For starters, it’s the foundation of many family businesses and our state’s largest industry. It allows hardworking Missourians to put food not only on their plates, but the plates of others in

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Capitol Report 06-23-22

by District 58 Representative Willard Haley Legislative Bills Explained The House and Senate have adjourned for the summer. In recent weeks, my Capitol Reports have just briefly described bills we passed. I would like to describe the bills in greater detail over the next few weeks. Get the Lead Out of School Drinking Water Act

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