Category Archives: STATE

Representative Redmon Report

Written on February 13, 2018 at 4:44 pm, by

Visitors This week, we had a special visit from some students of Northwest Missouri State University. They came down to Jefferson City in order to discuss the funding of higher education, and they shared stories about NWMSU that showed its success and efficiency. These students were as young as freshmen and as old as seniors, […]

Residents, Families Voice Support for Improvements, Commission Changes at St. Louis Veterans Home Meeting

Written on January 25, 2018 at 9:19 am, by

ST. LOUIS – On Saturday, at a meeting with Veterans and families at the St. Louis Home, Missouri Veterans Commission Chair Tim Noonan, Interim Executive Director Grace Link and St. Louis Veterans Home Interim Administrator Stan Smith provided an update on procedural and staffing changes that are already resulting in significant progress at the home. […]

Representative Redmond’s Roundup

Written on January 18, 2018 at 9:43 am, by

I am really excited to get back to work at our beautiful state capitol, and this session we want to focus on issues like conservative tax reform, protecting your second amendment rights, and protecting life, as well as many others. If you would like to tell me what you think our state legislature should do, […]

Secretary of State Ashcroft to Visit Scotland County  

Written on November 7, 2017 at 3:54 pm, by

Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft will continue his travels across the state promoting local libraries, talking with government and community leaders and discussing Missouri’s photo voter ID law. Ashcroft will visit the Sever-Clark County Library for a tour and children’s storytime. He will visit Memphis to speak with local officials. In Lancaster he will […]

Northeast Missouri Farmer Announces Bid to Replace Term-Limited Redmon

Written on November 3, 2017 at 8:40 am, by

Gregory “Greg” Sharpe, a Republican, has announced his candidacy for House District 4 to replace term-limited Rep. Craig Redmon.  The district encompasses Knox, Schuyler, Scotland, Clark and Lewis Counties and part of Adair. Sharpe, a resident of Lewis County, graduated with a Bachelor of Science in General Agriculture from what is now Truman State University. […]

We Need a Solution for our Counties

Written on October 31, 2017 at 11:27 am, by

by Rep. Craig Redmon Over the past several months, a headline has made it into newspapers large and small, making an impression on the constituents and law enforcement officers who have brought it to my attention. The Missouri Department of Corrections has a backlog of payments on county jail reimbursements, money that should be going […]

Walker Launches Run For 18th District Senatorial Seat

Written on October 24, 2017 at 6:35 pm, by

On October 18th, State Representative Nate Walker announced he will run for the Missouri State Senate in the 18th district, which serves Scotland County. A realtor and farmer, Walker currently represents the City of Kirksville, the western part of Adair County, Sullivan, Putnam, and Mercer Counties in the Missouri House of Representatives, District 3. He […]

New Law Providing Adoptees Access to Original Birth Certificates

Written on October 17, 2017 at 12:18 pm, by

Per the Missouri Adoptee Rights Act, adoptees born in 1941 or later will be able to request a non-certified copy of their original birth certificate beginning January 1, 2018. To expedite processing, the Bureau of Vital Records (BVR) is now accepting applications for adoptees to request a copy of their original birth certificate. In accordance […]

Missouri House Policy Development Caucus to Seek Public Input on Missouri’s Transportation Funding Issues 

Written on July 24, 2017 at 10:52 pm, by

JEFFERSON CITY – The members of the Missouri House Policy Development Caucus will spend the next several weeks touring the state to seek public input on the funding problems plaguing the state’s transportation system. State Rep. Jeff Messenger, who serves as chairman of the group, said the goal is to talk to Missourians from all […]

Task Force Set to Look for Solutions to Improve Missouri’s Aging Transportation Infrastructure

Written on July 6, 2017 at 9:36 am, by

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – In an effort to address Missouri’s crumbling roads and bridges, a group of lawmakers and civilians will work together to develop recommendations to repair the state’s aging transportation infrastructure. House Speaker Todd Richardson today announced his appointments to the 21st Century Missouri Transportation System Task Force, which was created by HCR […]