Government

Missouri State Senate Report 06-16-22

by District 6 Senator, Mike Bernskoetter Honoring Old Glory It was 1777, and the war for independence had been raging for two years already. Countless men had fought and died in the name of freedom. While these brave patriots fought for the same cause and were united by their ideals, the flag that flew with

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Governor Signs Seven Bills Into Law

During a signing ceremony Tuesday, June 7 at the State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri Gov. Mike Parson signed seven pieces of legislation into law, including HB 2149, which modifies provisions relating to professional licensing. HB 2149 – Modifies Provisions Related to Professional Licensing: Exempts military employees and contractors participating in the Innovative Readiness Training

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Missouri State Senate Report 06-02-22

by District 6 Senator, Mike Bernskoetter Protecting the Integrity of Our Elections Elections are at the foundation of the way our government operates. Because of the essential role they play, it’s important our elections function well and that citizens can trust in their outcomes. That’s why this year, I was proud to see the General

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Capitol Report 5-26-22

by District 58 Representative Willard Haley Patient Visitors, Police Funding, Sex Trafficking 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. No Patient Left Alone Act –

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Capitol Report 5-12-22

by District 58 Representative Willard Haley House in final week of legislative session The Missouri Legislature only has one week left in this session before adjourning for the summer break. The House and the Senate will both adjourn on Friday, May 13, at approximately 6:00 pm. So far, the House has first-read 1,595 bills, third-read

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Missouri State Senate Report 5-12-22

by District 6 Senator, Mike Bernskoetter Protecting Property Rights The Senate passed an important piece of legislation May 5, to protect Missourians’ private property rights, as well as the value of farmland. House Bill 2005 deals with the issue of eminent domain, a tool allowing governments and certain utilities to acquire private land for public

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