Statement to Missouri Media regarding Special Session action in the Missouri House this week

Today the Missouri House of Representatives gave final passage to five of six bills heard by House committees on August 17. The bills were crafted as a response to Gov. Mike Parson’s call to a Special Session on Violent Crime, but none address the root causes of violence. We believe that the witness of the past...
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At Empower Missouri, we subscribe to a daily political newsletter that lists who has recently registered as a lobbyist. A quick search on the Missouri Ethics Commission of “principles” shows that more than 2300 people and/or companies have someone lobbying for them. This list is incredibly diverse. It includes organizations such as auto dealers, grocers,...
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Sean Soendker Nicholson has been the Campaign Manager for the Clean Missouri coalition since 2016. He lives in Kansas City, MO, with his wife, Trista, and two sons, Judah and Abram.     Tamara L. Fucile is Director for Government Affairs and Senior Advisor at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. In this capacity,...
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