Tag: Rep. Shamed Dogan

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 […]

Rowden talks ‘doing the right thing’ on This Week in Missouri Politics

ST. LOUIS — For the second week in a row, Gov. Eric Greitens dominated headlines and was the main topic of discussion on This Week in Missouri Politics. In the past week, the House has moved forward with an investigation into the governor and several legislators have called for his resignation. “My resignation call was because I don’t envision a scenario where the governor will be in a place where he can lead in the […]

St. Louis-area state legislators file resolutions to support local control for St. Louis consolidation

Two St. Louis-area Missouri legislators have reached a bipartisan agreement with sponsorship of legislation that would support residents of the City of St. Louis and St. Louis County to determine whether or not there should be a merger. Sen. Gina Walsh, D-Bellefontaine Neighbors, is the main sponsor of SCR 46 in the Senate, while Rep. Shamed Dogan, R-Ballwin, has HCR 97 in the House. According to a written statement, Dogan and Walsh said the resolutions […]

House moves forward with Greitens investigation, Barnes to lead committee

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri House is moving forward with their investigation into Gov. Eric Greitens following his indictment by a grand jury last week. In a joint statement issued Thursday evening, House Speaker Todd Richardson, Speaker Pro Tem Elijah Haahr and Majority Floor Leader Rob Vescovo stated: “We will carefully examine the facts contained in the indictment and answer the question as to whether or not the governor can lead our state while a […]

St. Louis County Easterseals invites congressional staff & local elected officials to open house

BALLWIN, Mo. — Easterseals Midwest has invited congressional office staff members, community leaders and local elected officials to learn more about their work with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities throughout Missouri. Easterseals Midwest, a century-old disability service provider, is hosting an open house Friday in Ballwin to inform local lawmakers and leaders about the work it does to help children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities gain skills to achieve all life has […]