My Friend Maddy

My very favorite part of being a legislator is visiting with students when they come to the State Capitol. Last week, my friend, Maddie Goldberg, a  4th grader from Reform Jewish Academy in St. Louis, stopped by with her mother …

Bills are Starting to Fly

We have been in session 29 legislative days and the days/nights are getting longer. Last week my Appropriations Committee on General Administration completed work on HB4,HB5, HB12 & HB13 and voted them out to the House Budget Committee.  In a …

Voter Photo ID Bills are Back

Regardless of the 2006 MO Supreme Court ruling that declares requiring photo identification to vote is unconstitutional, this is the 5th year that Voter Photo ID legislation has been filed. I have committed, now for my 2nd year, to fighting …