State Senator Scott Sifton (D – Affton) today put forward a measure to protect the will of the voters by making it harder for the Legislature to weaken, reverse or change laws put in place by a vote of the people. This action follows pledges made by some legislators to reverse several decisions made by Missouri voters in recent elections.
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Missourians who are eligible for Food Stamp benefits will receive their February Food Stamp benefit by January 20, 2019. The United States Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), which administers the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) or Food Stamp program, informed states that payments for the February Food Stamp or SNAP benefit must be issued early due to the partial federal government shutdown.
Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway released an audit of the use of highway funds by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a division of the Missouri Department of Public Safety.
Governor Mike Parson is welcoming more than 80 students from colleges, universities and trade schools throughout Missouri who are selected to attend the 2019 Missouri Governor’s Student Leadership Forum. The Forum will encourage these students by challenging their decision-making, values and belief systems using the platform of servant leadership. Character is more important than the compilation of the perfect resume and attaining of degrees for young men and women.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol would like to remind the public that driver examination stations throughout the state will be closed on the following date: