Empower Missouri in the News

February 2024

2/5/2024: St. Louis Post Dispatch: Why an ambitious GOP plan to get Missourians off public benefits has stalled

January 2024

1/3/2024: The Joplin Globe: Our view: Good start toward feeding hungry kids

1/3/2024: ABC17: Missouri takes first step toward implementing Summer EBT food program

1/2/2024: Missouri Independent: Missouri opts into summer EBT federal food benefits program

1/1//2024: KFVS12: Missouri opts-in to federal Summer EBT program before deadline

December 2023

12/20/2023: Missouri Independent: Deadline approaching for Missouri to opt in to federal summer food program

12/19/2023: The Kansas City Star: Missouri Supreme Court strikes down law banning homeless from sleeping on state land

12/14/2023 STL American: Shooting spree puts spotlight on teen gun violence

November 2023

11/10/2023 Columbia Missourian: Noncompliance on federal fair housing costs Missouri $500,000 annually

11/08/2023 STLPR: Missouri landlords took millions in federal pandemic aid. Now they’re kicking tenants out

October 2023

10/02/2023 Coalición Nacional de Vivienda para Personas con Bajos Ingresos: St. Louis enacts right to counsel, becomes second city in Missouri to pass RTC Ordinance

September 2023

9/21/2023 Springfield Daily Citizen: Gathering Tree’s suit challenging ban on camping on state land to be heard by Missouri Supreme Court next week

9/10/2023 ABC17News: Affordable housing project in Columbia offers tiny homes

9/2/2023 KWTO: The Elijah Haahr Show

May 2023

5/16/2023 St. Louis Jewish Light: How to understand what Missouri lawmakers did regarding trans children and their families

5/8/2023 St. Louis/Southern Illinois Labor Tribune: Your Letters: A chance at redemption

December 2022