Rowden Sponsors Mid-Missourians

It was my pleasure to sponsor three great Mid-Missouri Gubernatorial appts today. Rob Dixon at the Dep’t of Economic Development, Anna Hui at the Dep’t of Labor, and my friend Kellie Ann Christie Coats, who will do a great job at the MO Women’s Council. Excited to see them continue to serve our state.



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Senator Rowden Urges Fellow Lawmakers to Support Tax Relief for Missourians

Columbia, MO — After assessing the fiscal impact of the federal tax cut with state budget writers, Senator Caleb Rowden, R-Columbia, is calling on fellow lawmakers to keep Missouri’s standard deduction tied to the new federal tax code. Rowden notes that some legislative proposals to decouple the state deduction from the federal tax code would transfer real … Continued



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Rowden Earns Two Key Senate Appointments

This week, we began our work in the 2018 legislative session. I am excited to get back to work representing the great people of Boone and Cooper County. I am thrilled to announce I received two new key appointments yesterday. — I was named as the newest member of the Senate Appropriations committee. The Appropriations … Continued



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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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