State and Regional News

Girl Scouts give sweet treats to thank those serving our country

• Girl Scouts across eastern Missouri are participating in Project Thank You,
a community service program powered through Fall Product Program donations
    This December, 15 G.I.R.L.s (Go-getters, Innovators, Risk-takers, Leaders)TM will have earned the opportunity to attend the USO of Missouri’s Holiday Block Leave at Lambert International Airport. These eastern Missouri Girl Scouts will pass out thousands of donated Fall Product Program treats to more than 5,000 U.S. military men and women who are coming home for the holidays.

Smith receives Taxpayers’ Friend Award

    Congressman Jason Smith (MO-08) was honored by the National Taxpayers Union (NTU) for having one of the strongest voting records in Congress on cutting taxes, limiting the size of government, and advancing economic freedom. NTU presented Congressman Smith with the “Taxpayers’ Friend Award” for his outstanding voting record during the 2017 Congressional Session.

House passes Smith’s legislation to fight the opioid epidemic

    The United States House of Representatives passed H.R. 6, the SUPPORT Act, which includes Congressman Jason Smith’s (MO-08) Perioperative Reduction of Opioids (PRO) Act, designed to fight the opioid addiction epidemic in the United States.

Lt. Gov. Mike Kehoe prepares for First Annual Buy Missouri Week

Lieutenant Governor Mike Kehoe is pleased to announce he will be traveling throughout the state and promoting the Buy Missouri Program during the first annual Buy Missouri Week, October 13th through October 20th. As designated by the legislature, Buy Missouri Week is designed to encourage Missourians to purchase Missouri-made products in support of those who create, grow, manufacture, distribute, promote, and sell goods made in Missouri.