MODL Legislator of the Year

It was a pleasure to accept the Legislative Excellence award from the Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers last night in Branson. I appreciate their commitment to justice and their partnership in passing common-sense litigation reform measures this past legislative session.



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Governor’s Innovation Task Force

‪Great first gathering in St Louis for the Governor’s Innovation Task Force. Really important, non-partisan convos happening about we make this state the leader in innovation, efficiency & job creation.



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STL Regional Chamber Legislative Update

It was a pleasure to join a great group of St. Louis Regional Chamber members in St. Louis today to talk about this year’s legislative session and about working together, across the political aisle, to grow Missouri’s economy and give more Missourians access to a brighter economic future.



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MU Retirees Legislative Update

Great discussion this morning at the MU Retirees Ass’n legislative recap event. While the last couple of years have been challenging for MU, with a new President and Chancellor and five new members of the Board of Curators, I am optimistic that, while difficult short term decisions are required, the long term outlook is bright … Continued



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Missouri Legislature Passes Budget

I am happy to report the Missouri Legislature passed a budget this week that: 1 –> Is balanced. We’re not spending more money than you, the taxpayers, have entrusted us with. 2 –> Fully funds the K-12 foundation formula for the first time in its existence. We believe in the next generation of students and … Continued



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Our Lady of Lourdes

‪Talked to a great group of students from Our Lady of Lourdes at the Capitol today. One day soon, they’ll be able to see over the dais. ‬



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FFA Visits the Capitol

‪Great to see FFA groups from Boone and Cooper Counties at the Capitol today. Some of the best young leaders our community has to offer. ‬



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ESOPs

Great to see a bill we passed into law last year being utitlized by a great Mid-Mo company (Woodruff). Moving to an employee-owned model, as the article references, provides an incentive for employees and provides a great benefit for the company as a whole. READ THE ARTICLE HERE



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This Week in Missouri Politics

I was honored to be the featured guest on This Week in Missouri Politics — a great show that airs all over the state. Among the topics of discussion were the state of the Missouri Senate, MIZZOU, and other important issues we’re tackling in Jeff City. WATCH THE FULL EPISODE HERE



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