02/22/21 - Missouri Mondays - Protect the initiative petition process, minimum wage and more!
Bills are moving quickly through the MO legislature in part because safely testifying remotely for committee hearings is still not available to an acceptable degree making it much easier for the GOP majority to move bills with little to no pushback. That is why we need you to take action and call your state representative and senator this week! Find your electeds by entering your address here: https://house.mo.gov/legislatorlookup.aspx NO to harmful changes to Initiative Pet
02/15/21 - Missouri Mondays - We must protect Missouri’s children! Pass HB 560 and HB 557!
Over the past several weeks, the Kansas City Star and other news outlets have reported on the horrific abuse suffered by children under the control of faith-based residential schools in the state of Missouri. Representative Keri Ingle, who was featured on Dateline NBC this past week, reports “Several men and women testified that, as children, they were beaten, restrained, slammed into concrete, taken off prescribed medications, denied food and water, and sexually abused in th
02/08/21 - Missouri Mondays - Missouri Public Schools are Under Attack! Protect our Public Schools!
This week, possibly as early as today, the Missouri Senate is expected to debate SB 55, a bill that would profoundly impact public schools. Senate Bill 55 (sponsored by Republican Senator Cindy O’Laughlin) would direct funds away from public schools toward private and charter schools, expand the number of charter schools, and change the Missouri Course Access Program into a virtual charter school. Call your state senator TODAY and demand a NO vote on SB 55! Senate bill 55 wo
02/01/21 - Missouri Mondays - What Gov Parson didn’t say about the State of the State / Actions to
Governor Parson insisted on an in person State of the State address on Jan 27 despite a covid outbreak shutting down the House the week before and additional lawmakers testing positive and others isolating after exposure in the Capitol to someone infected. Parson and the GOP majority continue to play a dangerous game of ignoring even their own covid safety recommendations by refusing a mask mandate in the Capitol putting everyone at risk of the deadly virus. What the Governor