Report From the 62nd District
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We didn’t get that great big red wave most of us were hoping for.  In the Missouri House, our Republican representation shifted from 114 seats to 111. While the Republicans still hold a … more
I hope on Wednesday, November 9th, you’ve witnessed a great red wave across the country. I hope the Republican party is the new majority in Congress, House and Senate. But, there’s one … more
I’ve been asked to meet with Governor Parson and a small group of legislators in early August to discuss our legislative agenda prior to a Special Session. The special session will likely … more
Summer break is about over and the thought of adding more debt to the student loans is a little stressful. Maybe there’s a little relief. Thanks to new funding allocated by the General … more
If you’re taking shelter indoors during the heat of the day, maybe it would be worth your time to get online and check to see if you, your family, or maybe a friend is one of the Missourians … more
Because of a law passed in 2019 and an opinion issued by the United States Supreme Court on Friday, Missouri has become one of the first states in the nation to effectively end abortion. It was … more
Sometimes the House and Senate don’t agree. This is very apparent when following Missouri’s congressional redistricting process. Every 10 years, the Constitution requires states to … more
We’re making progress in the House and putting pressure on the Senate. This past week, we sent 10 new bills to the Senate for their discussion and debate. Three more perfected bills are … more
This past week, I listened in the House Committee on Conservation and Natural Resources as Representative Hardwick presented House Bill 2447. HB 2447 promotes the development of new recycling … more
As a State Representative, I have the privilege of sitting on four legislative committees, including the Special Committee on Tourism. Committees are an important step in our legislative process. … more
Last Tuesday, for the very first time, I missed the House of Representatives morning prayer and pledge of allegiance.  I always make a point of attending the opening pledge and prayer, but I … more
I wish I could brag about all we accomplished this week. Unfortunately, the legislature adjourned early, on Tuesday afternoon, due to the incoming snow and ice. Monday begins with a Republican … more
As we finish the last full week of January, House committees are busy with hearings and executive sessions, preparing bills for debate on the floor.   As of Jan. 24, legislators have drafted … more
This week, I had the privilege of listening to Governor Parson as he delivered his State of the State address. I’m encouraged by his positive outlook, and I’m pleased to hear about his … more
I was excited to hear testimony on Wednesday evening in the Special Committee on Tourism on Representative Tim Taylor’s House Bill 1672. This recently filed piece of legislation is intended … more
We returned to the State Capitol Build- ing this past week for the start of the 2022 legislative session, which is officially the Second Regular Session of the 101st General Assembly. Leading up … more
On Jan. 5, 2022, the Missouri Legislature will begin a new session. Out with the old and in with the new! No legislation is carried over from one year to the next. Every year we start over. In … more
This year, I’m introducing legislation to change the term and term limits of Missouri Senators and Representatives.   My proposed House Joint Resolution, HJR 77, would change the term … more
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