On the Floor On May 14, the 2021 legislative session came to a close. The week was incredibly busy with a flurry of legislative activity.
On the Floor This week, the Missouri General Assembly passed a more than $35 billion state operating budget for the upcoming fiscal year. This funding
On the Floor The debate over funding Medicaid expansion took center stage this week as the Senate passed its version of the state’s operating budget
On the Floor The Senate has lined up several bills this week to be sent over to the Missouri House of Representatives in the near
On the Floor Late nights are becoming more common in the Senate. On Monday, April 12, the upper chamber debated Senate Bill 11, which creates
COVID Vaccination Efforts As of April 9, COVID-19 vaccinations are now available to all adult Missourians. Individuals can register at Missouri COVID-19 Vaccine Navigator in
Women’s History Month In celebration of Women’s History Month, I participated in a panel discussion held by the Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) –
On the Floor This week, the Missouri Senate debated a wide-ranging police reform bill. Senate Bill 53 prohibits the use of respiratory chokeholds by police
On the Floor On Monday, March 8, the Senate discussed a tax bill that could have a drastic effect on every municipality in the state.
On the Floor This week, the Missouri Senate debated yet another tort reform bill. Senate Bill 7 establishes a time frame to sue a manufacturer
On the Floor After a week off due to the severe winter weather across the state, the Missouri Senate was back in action this week,
The Week of Feb. 8, 2021 On the Floor I was honored to open up session this week in the Missouri Senate by giving the
The Week of Feb. 1, 2021 On the Floor Black History Month: In celebration of Black History Month, Black senators will be taking some time
The Week of Jan. 25, 2021 On Wednesday, Jan. 27, a joint session of the General Assembly was scheduled for the annual State of the
On Jan. 20, 2021, Americans came together to witness the swearing of a new presidential administration. While each presidential inauguration is special and historic in