RELEASE: Missouri children suffer as legislators turn their backs

June 14, 2024

Charter school, voucher expansion hurts already financially strapped public schools FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFriday, June 14, 2024Contact: COLUMBIA Mo. – The Missouri Legislature let down kids repeatedly this year, failing to invest in public schools that more than 90% of Missouri school children depend upon. This year’s legislative session was the least productive and most […]

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Under the Dome – May 20

May 20, 2024

Welcome back to Under the Dome, your weekly update on the goings-on of the Missouri state legislature. Majority rule survives as dysfunction, chaos reign in Jefferson City  The Missouri Legislature ended its session for the year in a display of utter dysfunction with only a few bills reaching the finish line despite Republicans holding a […]

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RELEASE: Massive bipartisan coalition of Missourians stops radical proposal to end 100 years of majority rule

May 17, 2024

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 17, 2024Contact: JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The people of Missouri came together with a united message this legislative session: asking politicians to stop their radical attack on the initiative petition process. After months of political infighting, tens of thousands of calls, emails, and meetings, plus an over fifty-hour filibuster, the Missouri […]

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Under the Dome – May 10

May 10, 2024

Greetings, fellow Missourians! It’s been a lively week in Jefferson City, with plenty of political developments to keep us on our toes. Let’s dive into the latest happenings. Despite having months to hammer out the state’s spending plan, the Missouri Senate narrowly avoided a budgetary impasse by just 24 hours. With a dysfunctional GOP supermajority, […]

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RELEASE: Progress MO launches “Missouri Freedom Project”

May 8, 2024

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 8, 2024Contact: Effort to chronicle politicians’ statements and actions that stand in contrast to their speeches JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – This morning, Progress MO, a multi-issue progressive advocacy organization that combines cutting edge online organizing and communications with rapid and hard-hitting earned media strategies, announced the launch of a new project […]

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Under the Dome – May 3

May 3, 2024

Welcome back to Under the Dome, your weekly update on the goings-on of the Missouri state legislature. Missourians unite to improve future when politicians refuse to solve real-world problems In a legislative session marked by callous proposals to criminalize teachers who support their students, expand child labor and protect multi-billion corporations, Jefferson City got a […]

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RELEASE: Sen. Josh Hawley Continues to Feign Concern for Missourians

May 1, 2024

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 1, 2024Contact: Hawley fails to man up and bring solutions to the table, use his power to make the state better JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – After nearly six years of representing Missourians in the United States Senate, Josh Hawley continues to ignore the needs and concerns of most Missouri families. Hawley’s […]

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Under the Dome – April 26

April 26, 2024

Welcome back to Under the Dome, your weekly update on the goings-on of the Missouri state legislature. Jefferson City politicians get busy kowtowing to GOP fringe group With just weeks left in the legislative session and hardly anything to show for it, the week Under the Dome began with a threat from the ultra-right “Freedom” […]

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