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Missouri Honors Vietnam Veterans

Missouri Honors Vietnam Veterans

by Mona Shand Jefferson City, MO – It’s been nearly 40 years since the official end of the Vietnam War and on March 30, 2015, Missouri honored the sacrifices of all those who served in the conflict.  Many Vietnam veterans came home to find the country in the midst of the anti-establishment, anti-war movement of […]

4th District Legislative Report – Rep. Craig Redmon

4th District Legislative Report – Rep. Craig Redmon

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!!  Hope everyone enjoyed St. Pat’s Day and nobody turned green. It’s been a very busy week at the Capitol, there were several visitors.  We had OATS Transportation representatives visit from Adair, Lewis, Knox, Clark, Scotland and Schuyler counties.  We were well represented from Northeast Missouri, and I am glad I got […]

Redmon Report

Redmon Report

Hello All… This week we passed the budget on the floor three weeks ahead of schedule.  Now there are only two steps left in the process – conference with the Senate and final hearing on the House floor.  My portion of the bill, House Bill 6 of the budgets for Department of Agriculture, Department of […]

Redmon Report

Greetings, I hope everyone has had a safe and pleasant week.  On the General Assembly side, we got off to a bad start to our week.  Jefferson City and southern Missouri got pelted with snow, so everything on Monday was pushed back or cancelled.  This was done to give all the members and staff another […]

Report: More MO Kids Start School Day with Healthy Breakfast

by Mona Shand Jefferson City, Mo. – It’s the most important meal of the day, and a new report finds more Missouri children in high-poverty areas are starting the school day with a healthy breakfast. According to the Food Research and Action Center, nearly 217,000 kids across the state took part in the federal School […]

Faster Internet Could Come to Rural MO Under New Proposal

by Mona Shand Jefferson City, MO – The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is proposing to reclassify the Internet the same as a utility, which would improve access for rural Missourians. FCC chairman Tom Wheeler announced Wednesday he will seek to have the Internet regulated under Title II of the Communications Act of 1934. […]

Redmon Report

4th District State Representative Craig Redmon We started working on the budget last week, which is a long and extensive process.  We will spend 8 to 12 hours a day on top of our other committees, session and other meetings.  Though it makes for long days, being on the Budget Committee is very rewarding as […]

Missouri State Auditor Tom Schweich Announces Candidacy for Governor

Missouri State Auditor Tom Schweich Announces Candidacy for Governor

(St Louis) – Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich today in St. Louis announced his candidacy for Missouri Governor at an event in St. Louis. It’s the first in a multi-stop announcement tour that will bring the twice-successful statewide candidate to every corner of the Show-Me State. In his announcement speech, Schweich spelled out what his three […]

Fourth District Report

Representative Craig Redmon, R-Canton Hi – Greetings from the Capitol. I wanted to expound a little on a bill I recently filed.  It stated that I wanted to end the tax for the Department of Conservation.  I do not intend to follow up with that.  I did want to bring attention to the fact that […]

Redmon Reappointed Chairman of Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Appropriations Committee

JEFFERSON CITY – State Rep. Craig Redmon will continue to lead one of seven appropriations committees that will work with the House Budget Committee to develop a state spending plan for the next fiscal year. Redmon was selected this week by House Speaker John J. Diehl, Jr. to continue his service as chairman of the […]

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