Tag: Rep. Gary Cross

Presnell withdraws from race for term-limited Cross’ seat

LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. — The Missouri House race for term-limited Rep. Gary Cross’ seat just got a little less crowded. Jordan Presnell, a Democrat, has decided to drop out of the race. “I have learned a lot about the political process and hope that one-day campaigning becomes more about an individual’s personal convictions and qualifications and less about fundraising and political party cheerleading,” the Iraq War veteran said. “We live in a world where people […]

Schroer kicks off tanning bill with coalition of support

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Rep. Nick Schroer, R-O’Fallon, announced his bill, HB 1260, to prohibit minors from using indoor tanning devices. Schroer was joined by dozens of supporters of the bill, including doctors and melanoma survivors. Schroer shared startling melanoma statistics, calling them “avoidable health care costs,” including that the rate of melanoma has doubled in Missouri in the last 9 years. Artificial UV radiation is named as the leading cause of melanoma. Schroer hopes […]