Legislative Columns
Month of December, 2014 Assistance Available for Enrolling in Federal Health Insurance Marketplace; Energy Assistance Programs Available During Winter for Low-Income Missourians
Month of November, 2014 Open Enrollment for Health Insurance Marketplace Begins Nov. 15; Energy Assistance Programs Available During Winter for Low-Income Missourians
Month of October, 2014 Medicare Open Enrollment Begins Oct. 15: Help Available for Seniors; "Civil War Archives Alives!": Exciting Opportunity for Local Schools
Month of September, 2014 Legislature Meets for Annual Veto Session; September 30 Deadline for Proof of Income Documents for ACA Coverage; Women's Vehicle Awareness and Self-Protection Class; and EPA Accepting Environmental Justice Small Grant Requests for Applications
Month of August, 2014

Kansas City Schools Granted Provisional Accreditation, Learn More About Your Local Government, Women's Equality Week Begins Aug. 24, Neighborhood Leaders Roundtable Open to Area Residents, Free Vaccinations for Your Four-Legged Friends, Joint Effort to Revitalize the City's Historic Northeast, New Website Helps Missouri Move Forward as a Business-Friendly State, Storm Damage Could Also Damage Your Wallet, Small Grants for Neighborhood Improvements Still Available, Members Needed for Workgroups to Create New Missouri Learning Standards, Free Teen Driver Training Program

Week of July 14, 2014 Understanding the Ballot Issues: Primary Election for Kansas City, Governor Severely Slashes FY 2015 Budget, Calling a Truce over the Missouri-Kansas Border War, Down Payment Assistance Program for Kansas City Residents, Grant Program Supporting Environmental Projects in Our Communities, Domestic Violence Victims Receive Help from On-Site Health Clinic, New Home for the Vision Research Center, the Eye Foundation and the Department of Ophthalmology
Week of June 16, 2014 2014 Public Health & Safety Fair a Success, New Veterans Home Opens in Kansas City, Transportation Projects Could Benefit Kansas City Area, Upcoming KC Parks Public Form, City Capital Improvement Project Ideas: Your Input is Needed, New Parking Regulations Could Affect You
Week of May 26, 2014 Bipartisan Education Bill Addressing School Accreditation and Student Transfers Slated to Receive the Governor's Veto, Legislation Passed this Session Provides Protections for Missouri's Children, Upcoming Ballot Measures You'll See in August and November, Renewing Focus on Traffic Enforcement, Free Legal Assistance for Unemployment Claims, Free Child Dental Services Available in June
Week of May 5, 2014 Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Heads to Governor, Additional Work on Select Conference Committees, Food Stamp Assistance Measure Advances in the House, Sponsored Legislation Added to House Bill
Week of April 21, 2014 Senate Appropriations Committee Advances State Budget to Upper Chamber, Preparing Missouri Students for 21st Century Jobs, Nominate Your Neighborhood for Prestigious City Award, Purge Your Home of ABOPT (Antifreeze, Batteries, Oil, Paint and Tires)
Week of April 14, 2014 Restoration of Medicaid Cuts for Adult Dental Coverage, City Renews prescription Drug Discount Program for Residents in the Metro Area, City Prepares for Upcoming Show-Me Green Sales Tax Holiday, Civil Rights/Fair Housing Summit Commemorates Fair Housing Month
Week of April 7, 2014 Food Stamp Assistance Measure Advances to the House, Funding Utilicare in the State's Supplemental and FY 2015 Operating Budget, Legislation Revising Missouri's Criminal Code Moves to the House, Cracking Down on Nuisance Properties, District Resident Appointed to Board of Governors, 2014 Nature & the Arts Camp, Small Grants Available for Neighborhood Improvements
Week of March 24, 2014 Lead Licensing Bill Moves Out of Senate Committee, Senate Prepares to Honor Former Members of the Upper Chamber, and Applications for Reimbursement Grants Supporting Popular Kansas City Activities
Week of March 10, 2014 Food Stamp Assistance Legislation Voted Out of Committee, and Update on Sponsored and Co-Sponsored Legislation at Mid-Session Mark
Week of March 3, 2014 Offering Information Technology Certification through Technical Course Work, MOST - Missouri's 529 College Savings Plan, Undergraduate College Student Art Exhibition
Week of Feb. 24, 2014 School Accreditation and Student Transfer Bill Reaches Senate Floor, New Legislation Filed in the Senate, Home Repair Program Designed to Assist Targeted Neighborhoods
Week of Feb. 17, 2014 Education Committee Advances Legislation that Could Potentially Impact Thousands of Students, 9th District Citizens Urged to Attend Upcoming PSC Gas Energy Rate Case Hearing, Meetings Scheduled for Disparity Study for Minority- and Women-Owned Businesses
Week of Feb. 10, 2014 Senate Debates Bill Designed to Expand Health Care for Missourians, Lead Abatement and Renovation Bill Receives Legislative Hearing, Committee Members Hear Testimony on Food Stamp Assistance Measure, Valuable Tax Filing Tips from the Missouri Department of Revenue, Protecting Your Pets During the Winter, and 9th District Citizens Urged to Attend Upcoming PSC Gas Energy Rate Case Hearing
Week of Jan. 27, 2014 Committee Work Continues, 9th District Citizen Confirmed as Jackson County Sports Complex Authority Board Member, Senator Curls Introduces Special Guest from the District, and Free Financial Aid Workshop for High School Seniors and Their Parents
Week of Jan. 20, 2014 Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., State of the State Outlines Governor's Budget and Legislative Priorities, First School Accreditation and Student Transfer Bills Reach Senate Committee, and Kansas City Health Department Offering FREE Vaccines
Week of Jan. 13, 2014 Bills Filed Place Restrictions on Health Care Navigators, Meetings Scheduled for Disparity Study for Minority- and Women-Owned Businesses, Scholarships Available for Low-Income Residents, and Negro Leagues Baseball Museum Voted Top Travel Spot
Week of Jan. 6, 2014 2014 Legislative Session Begins

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