Tag: Rep. Gail McCann Beatty

General Assembly votes to get government out of people’s hair

Dogan’s hair braiding bill passes out of legislature JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Hair braiders in Missouri will no longer be required to undergo 1,500 hours of training under legislation given final approval on Tuesday. Rep. Shamed Dogan’s HB 1500, one of the first bills passed out of the House this session, came back to the lower chamber with some tweaks from the Senate. After a 137-11 vote by the House, the bill — which has […]

House votes down gubernatorial priority police dog bill

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — In an unexpected move, the Missouri House voted down a bill that would enhance the punishment for harming a police dog. The bill sparked a lot of debate last week, where previous question was moved during perfection, and again Monday night, where both sides of the aisle raised serious questions on the legislation. Dubbed “Champ’s Law,” the bill was advocated by Gov. Eric Greitens. “We need to strengthen Missouri’s laws,” Greitens […]