Tag: Missouri House of Representatives

Does the Missouri Capitol need ‘Racial Bias Training’?

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – After a Missouri General Assembly staffer allegedly made a racially offensive comment, overheard by the African-American staffer of Rep. Joshua Peters, Peters is calling for the Missouri House of Representatives to mandate “Unconscious Racial Bias Training” as part of chamber policy. “I have reported an incident involving racially offensive comments made by a staff member of the Missouri General Assembly,” Peters said. “It was done in the presence of my staff […]

Vescovo selected as the next majority floor leader

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Rep. Rob Vescovo will be the next majority floor leader in the Missouri House of Representatives. The two-term Republican representative from Jefferson County was selected to fill the position left vacant by the outgoing Rep. Mike Cierpiot by the House Majority Caucus. “I want to thank my colleagues for their trust and support and for giving me this opportunity to serve the caucus and the people of Missouri as Floor Leader. […]