by Vicky Hartzler I had the distinct pleasure of visiting one of our district’s many supported employment centers, where citizens with disabilities have the opportunity to work in safe conditions where they are guided and cared for. Lamar Enterprises focuses on recycling everything from cardboard, newspaper, and aluminum to tin and plastics. In addition to
HANG IN THERE – Some flowers and plants can be dried by hanging them upside down in a warm, dry place for several weeks.
Parents spend billions of dollars a year on their back-to-school and college shopping. In anticipation of the back-to-school crunch, Missouri offers a “sales tax holiday,” or tax-free weekend, on qualified school supply purchases each August. In 2018, the sales tax holiday begins at 12:01 am on Friday, August 3, and runs through Sunday, August 5.
In the United States alone, there are more than eight different cultural dialects of the English language. How a person speaks and understands language can have a significant impact on how they learn English in school. Now, a researcher at the University of Missouri has found that the most accurate predictor of a student’s beliefs
Greetings, My Fellow Missourians I have spent the last several days attending my third Southern Legislative Conference (SLC) which was hosted by Missouri this year in St. Louis. The 72nd Annual Meeting of the SLC joined together more than 1,300 legislators, staff, and guests from 15 Southern states to discuss regional and national policy issues.
One of the hardest and most important choices working parents can make is deciding who will care for their children while they’re at work. Parents should take plenty of time to find safe, reliable child care that suits their children and schedules. “Working parents need to know that their children are safe and secure so
Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-04) was named by Speaker Paul Ryan as a conferee for the Conference Committee for the 2018 Farm Bill. As part of the committee, made up of leaders from the House and Senate, Hartzler will help resolve the differences between the House and Senate versions of the 2018 Farm Bill. “Providing the
Signs Executive Order Placing Forty-Seven Counties on Drought Alert Today, Governor Mike Parson called upon the Missouri Department of Natural Resources to activate the Drought Assessment Committee and the associated drought impact teams. “Missouri farmers are resilient, but with no control over Mother Nature, this year’s drought has been difficult to battle,” said Governor Parson.
Encourages Missouri Companies to Sign Pledge to Train and Reskill Students and Workers On Thursday, Governor Mike Parson spoke out in support of President Trump’s announcement on his new workforce development plan. “We applaud President Trump for taking action to address our nation’s workforce needs,” said Governor Parson. “We will be working closely with Missouri
In a speech on the Senate floor today about last week’s tragedy at Table Rock Lake, U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill announced that she will introduce legislation requiring past recommendations made by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) to increase safety of amphibious vehicles like duck boats to be put into law, helping to improve the