Report From the 143rd District
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In a significant move towards bolstering public safety and recognizing the sacrifice of law enforcement officers, a group of dedicated Missouri lawmakers and esteemed members of the law enforcement … more
This week, Representative Tara Peters and I hosted business leaders, law enforcement, education officials & community members from Phelps County. There were able to visit with Senator Justin … more
Currently, information and data obtained by a probation or parole officer is privileged information and not receivable in any court. This bill modifies that provision to allow an exception for the … more
As we stand at the threshold of a new year, it is only natural to take a moment to reflect on the journey we have traveled over the past twelve months. The year 2023 has been filled with its share of … more
The Missouri General Assembly is gearing up for the start of the 2024 legislative session, with House members beginning to reveal their plans and goals for the upcoming year. This year, members filed … more
The last month has been very busy with meetings and working on legislation for 2024. I am working on legislation to support law enforcement, increase penalties for violent crimes, increase access to … more
More than 60 bills passed through the Missouri General Assembly this year, and after receiving the signature from Missouri Governor Mike Parson, those bills have now become law, effective August 28, … more
More than one month has passed by since the end of the legislative session. To date, the governor has acted on nine of the 62 bills passed by the Missouri General Assembly: HB 15, a supplemental … more
The House and Senate have reached final agreement on a fiscally responsible state spending plan that provides record funding for K-12 education, makes major investments in the state’s … more
With just a little more than a week before the constitutional deadline to approve a state operating budget, key members of the House and Senate are now headed to conference to work out the final … more
I have worked on this piece of legislation for three years now. HB 183 is meant to promote fairness in competition and opportunity for female student athletes. The bill would prohibit public school … more
House members this week gave initial approval to legislation meant to promote fairness in competition and opportunity for female student athletes. By a vote of 107-41, the Missouri House perfected HB … more
The Missouri House has approved legislation that would make statutory changes based on court precedent to the state’s initiative petition process. By a vote of 109-49, House members approved HB … more
The members of the Missouri House of Representatives this week approved a $45.6 billion state operating budget for the upcoming fiscal year that begins in July. The 13 appropriations bills passed by … more
This week the Missouri House of Representatives voted to provide more than $1 billion of tax relief to Missouri families, retirees, and businesses. By a vote of 111-48, House members approved HBs 816 … more
The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education recently released the statewide Annual Performance Reports (APRs) for the 2021-22 school year. APRs demonstrate the progress local … more
As the 2023 session reaches its midpoint, several pieces of legislation are headed to the Senate. From vital public safety legislation to measures that would improve access to healthcare, House … more
In an effort to address the violent crime that has plagued St. Louis, the Missouri House of Representatives gave first round approval to legislation that would put the city’s police force under … more
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