It’s International Women’s Day: What Are Missouri Politicians Doing For Women?

March 8, 2023 | Progress MO

March 8 marks International Women’s Day, a global day to celebrate women’s achievements in their drive for gender equality, and a time to call on our electeds to do their part to keep women’s rights moving forward. Unfortunately, in Missouri, so far this year extremists in the legislature have done the exact opposite of what’s […]

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Senate Republicans Won’t Address Why Missouri Moms Are Dying

March 2, 2023 | Progress MO

Almost three years ago, Missourians banded together and went to the ballot box to expand access to healthcare for working families and save lives by expanding Medicaid. Back then, our Republican legislature tried to defy the will of the people by dragging their feet and not funding life saving healthcare— they even dawdled after the […]

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Behind The National Right-Wing Conspiracy To Bully Missouri’s Trans Kids

February 17, 2023 | Progress MO

Last week, Jamie Reed, a former employee of the Washington University Transgender Center released an article alleging the center had committed wrongdoing against patients. But the timing and the key players surrounding the accusations, in addition to blatant political motivations, reveal she is part of a larger machine at work to attack LGBTQ+ people across […]

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Virginia Man Forgets Where Missouri Is

January 30, 2023 | Progress MO

In case you missed it, last night, Virginia’s third Senator Josh Hawley made a bet against J.D. Vance: “his” Chiefs or Vance’s Bengals, loser buys BBQ. The problem? Hawley picked a Kansas BBQ joint… as Missouri’s Senator. Obviously Missourians took to Twitter to point out Hawley’s ignorance. Here’s some of our favorite reactions. Missourians cringed […]

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“When we send a message to the legislature, we mean it” | MO Leg Elections Committee Holds Hearing On Limiting Your Power

January 25, 2023 | Progress MO

This afternoon, the Missouri General Assembly Committee on Elections and Elected Officials held a public hearing on five bills proposing new restrictions on ballot initiatives. Missourians Want Their Voices To Be Heard Rep. Peggy McGaugh, chair of the committee, remarked that “quite a bit more” witnesses appeared to testify against the five bills than in […]

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