Missouri State Senate
Biography for Senator Lager

Senator Brad Lager, a Republican, represents 16 counties throughout North Missouri, including: Andrew, Atchison, Caldwell, Clinton, Daviess, DeKalb, Gentry, Grundy, Harrison, Holt, Linn, Livingston, Mercer, Nodaway, Sullivan, and Worth county.

Senator Lager began his career in public service in 2001, when he was elected to the Maryville City Council. Brad served as the city's youngest city councilman ever.

From 2002 to 2006, Brad served as the 4th District Representative in the Missouri House of Representatives. During this time he served as vice-chair and then later as chair of the House Budget Committee. He also served on the House committees on Professional Registration and Licensing; Transportation and Motor Vehicles; Appropriations for Agriculture and Natural Resources; Policy Development Committee; and the Legislative Research Oversight Committee.

As a member of the General Assembly Brad was recognized as the 2004 Outstanding Legislator by the Missouri Athletic Trainers Association and was named Friend of Agriculture in 2004 and 2006 by the Missouri Farm Bureau. He has also received the Missouri Corn Growers Award, the Lewis and Clark Statesman Award, and the Missouri Community College Association Distinguished Legislator Award.

He and his wife, Stephanie, are members of St. Gregory's Catholic Church in Maryville. He also is a member of the Missouri Farm Bureau.

He graduated from Northeast Nodaway High School in 1993 and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Management Systems from Northwest Missouri State University in 1997.

Senator Lager is a life-long resident of Northwest Missouri. He was born on July 20, 1975 in Maryville, Mo. where he has lived all his life.

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