In the early days of this legislative session, course access seemed primed for success. Both the House and Senate held hearings for course access bills for which there were zero witnesses in opposition. The Governor made it clear that it was a priority of his office as well.
Yesterday afternoon, the Missouri Senate passed Senate Bill 313, which would create a $25 million tax-credit-funded education savings account (ESA) program for students with special needs, children who are wards of the state, and children from military families. The bill passed 20-12, and not on
Pension discussions are all the rage these days. Don’t believe me? Just check out the Post-Dispatch.
It's been said that you can't teach an old dog new tricks, but can you remind an old dog of long-forgotten tricks? That theme (and variation) are relevant to a bill currently being debated in the Missouri legislature that would amend the U.S.
Some of Missouri’s roadways are in critical condition. Interstate 70 is half a century old in many places and needs to be rebuilt from the ground up. Other roadways aren’t far behind.
Yesterday the Missouri House of Representatives passed SB 182, the Senate version of project labor agreement (PLA) reform.
The Missouri House voted earlier this month to reject, by an overwhelming majority (51-103), the latest proposal to raise the state’s gas tax.
Yesterday, Governor Eric Greitens signed HB 130 into law. HB 130, colloquially known as the ‘Uber Bill’, creates statewide regulations for transportation network companies (TNC) such as Uber and Lyft.
Kansas Citians have been hearing about the supposed need for a new airport terminal for four years or more.
“School choice may work in Saint Louis and Kansas City, but it won’t impact most students in the rest of Missouri.” I hear that a lot. On its face, the argument seems reasonable. There just aren’t that many private schools. They’re too far away.