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Democrats take aim at voter-ID legislation

BY JONATHAN JAIN, MISSOURI NEWS NETWORK
JEFFERSON CITY — As Democrats describe proposed legislation as reminiscent of poll taxes and literacy tests, Republicans are defending the measures as necessary for election integrity.

Missouri Senate votes to ban vaccine passports for travel

BY D.C. BENINCASA, MISSOURI  NEWS NEWORK
JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri lawmakers are proposing prohibiting vaccine passports.

Lawmakers question lack of oversight, retaliation fears within state agency

BY RACHEL BEHRNDT, MISSOURI NEWS NETWORK
JEFFERSON CITY — Members of the House Special Committee on Government Oversight asked for transparency and documentation surrounding management of the Department of Social Services on Wednesday.

MDC encourages public to leave wildlife wild this spring

As you head outdoors this season to enjoy the sunshine and warmer weather, you may encounter a variety of newborn animals. Young wildlife can pull on our heartstrings as they appear to be abandoned, but that’s usually not the case. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reminds the public that interfering with wildlife can do more harm than good.

Final push for 4-H Feeding Missouri food drive

Missouri 4-H’ers across the state need generous donors to give a hand in the final weeks of the 4-H Feeding Missouri food drive, which ends April 30.
To help reach its 2021 goal, Missouri 4-H asks Missourians to donate online at www.FeedingMissouri.org/4H or text “4HFM2021” to 44-321 to donate.