January 28, 2018

Last week two bills were brought to the Senate floor for debate, SB 567 and SB 561, both of which would do harm to Missouri’s most vulnerable citizens; seniors, people with disabilities and children.

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The Circuit Breaker Bill (SB 567)

  • SB567 raises taxes on low-income seniors and people with disabilities by reducing the Circuit Breaker tax credit, which is intended to help them stay in their homes longer by offsetting the cost of rising property taxes. By reducing these tax credits it would effectively increase taxes on a group of people who more than likely can no longer work to replace that money and are on a fixed income which leads to the possibility that they may not being able to stay in their homes.

  • This tax increase trades cuts to one vulnerable group for another in order to make up for tax cuts to wealthy...

January 21, 2018

  1. Call Speaker Todd Richardson’s office at (573)-751-4039 and tell him “20 years has been to long, please put HB 2100, the MONA bill, on the floor!”

  2. Then email or call your state Representatives and ask them to support MONA, it is time for Missouri to stop discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.  

You can write your state Representatives here: https://actionnetwork.org/letters/012218mm

​Don’t know your State Representative? Find out here: http://house.mo.gov/legislatorlookup.aspx​​

The Missouri Non-discrimination Act or MONA would add sexual orientation and gender identity to protected categories of the Missouri Human Rights Act. Currently the law prohibits discrimination in housing, employment, and public accommodations based on race, sex, color, religion, ancestry, disability, age (in employment), familial status (in housing) and national origin--but does not protect lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender people.

  • No one should be denied employment, ho...

January 14, 2018

Call and write your Missouri State Legislators and ask them to speak out against the recent allegations involving Governor Greitens!

  • Click HERE to write an email to your legislator and ask that they issue a public statement condemning the action the Governor is alleged to have committed and supporting thorough investigations.

It’s been a rocky start for the 2018 MO Legislative session and we are only two weeks in. Governor Greitens ran a campaign based on family values, but this past week an investigation by KMOV TV in St. Louis revealed that Greitens had an extra-marital affair in 2015.  The story additionally exposed disturbing allegations made by the woman involved in the affair on a recording, that her ex-husband made secretly and released without her permission, where she...

January 8, 2018

Weekly Update: Last week the Missouri legislature began the 2018 session. We had a surprise resignation of Senator Ryan Silvey, who was appointed and confirmed to the Public Service Commision. This means Missouri will be in for another special election to replace another Senator.

Your Missouri Monday this week is actually a two-part call to action. If you haven’t already reached out to your elected officials, we want you to do so. Click HERE to write your state elected officials because it is important to have those introductions to start to build the relationship with your Representative and Senator. After they talk to you a few times, it shows them that you are involved and a concerned constituent who pays attention!

Secondly, Wednesday, January 10th, Governor Greitens will deliver his State of the State address at 7 PM. You can live stream the address at https://www.mo.gov/. Our call to action this week is for you to listen in.

We would like to give you a few tips on how to listen and...

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