The passage of a state legislative era

By Phill Brooks
    Missouri has lost one of the most successful and charismatic House speakers I've covered in nearly one half century. Kenneth Rothman, who died late April, served as speaker from 1977 to 1980.
    His departure as House speaker marked the passing of a Missouri legislative era.

Take a plastic pledge for Migratory Bird Day in the Americas

By Becky Ewing
    I recently traveled to Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph, Missouri, to visit with Dr. Cary Chevalier’s Renewable Resources Policy and Administration class. The students were exploring environmental laws and policies that address contemporary natural resource management issues at the state and national levels.