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What do White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany, Republican Judiciary Committee leader Jim Jordan and President Trump’s Campaign all have in common? Each one of them had their social media accounts temporarily banned this week for sharing the New York Post’s story about Joe Biden’s son,...
This past summer, as the two presidential campaigns slogged through a veritable swamp of dangerous and important issues – including the poisonous coronavirus, our fast-sinking economy and the deep and tangled roots of race relations in America - a word was lost. The word was "infrastructure...
Tuesday, Nov. 3, is Election Day and Missourians will head to the polls. I suspect most of us have already decided on the major candidates, but many voters are still considering the constitutional questions on the ballot. With that in mind, I’d like to share my thoughts on the two amendments...
Protecting our Missouri way of life, fighting for our values - these are two motivators which drive me every day in Congress. I am constantly looking at ways our government can work better for the people it serves. Where has our government overreached, encroached on our freedoms, made life more...
As a result of the uniqueness of this public health situation and its ever-evolving status, I am writing to inform you as to the most recent activities and efforts underway at Ozarks Medical Center (OMC) related to the current novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.   The safety and security...
Recently, I had an opportunity to hear Missouri Department of Agriculture Director Chris Chinn speak at the Webster County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting. You’ll rarely find a more enthusiastic champion for Missouri agriculture. A fifth-generation Missouri farmer, Chinn and her husband operate a 1,...
At the Capitol, we finished a special session on violent crime.  Governor Mike Parson called us back (the Missouri House and Senate) into extraordinary or special session to work on legislation combating the rise of violent crime in Missouri.  The Governor and I agree that one of the most...
Dear Amanda Mendez: Your reporter, Joy Hoglund, in writing concerning Mountain View council meeting, opined that the mayor stated that my statements concerning the police were "conspiracy theories"...not true. If you go back and watch the video you will hear us discussing the murder of Angela...
This November, Missourians have the opportunity to clean up politics by voting yes on Amendment 3. This measure will fix the redistricting mess that out-of-state activists brought to Missouri in 2018. It will also reduce campaign contribution limits and outlaw gifts from paid lobbyists to...
As we draw closer to election day, it feels like we have become the “Divided States of America.”  Whether you are a Democrat, a Republican, an Independent, or any other party, we are united in the hope that our country will survive as a Republic and leadership will find a way forward that...

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