Tag: Rep. Tracy McCreery

House looks to push ethics bill to floor quickly

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri House Speaker Todd Richardson continues to prioritize ethics reform in the state legislature, and just like in the previous session, Rep. Justin Alferman’s lobbyist gift bill is getting speedy treatment. The bill includes, according to Alferman, “the exact same language the committee and the House saw last year.” “You won’t find the word gifts in the statute, you’ll only see it as expenditures,” Alferman told the House Committee on General […]

Doubts loom over Democrat health care plan

By Michael Layer JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – On Sunday’s episode of This Week in Missouri Politics, Democrats spoke about their proposed state health care plan. The plan, named Healthy Missouri, is founded around several goals like expanding Medicaid, prioritizing veteran and women’s health care needs, and implementing a comprehensive PDMP to combat the opioid epidemic. Health Missouri has been promoted by Steven Webber, a former House Democrat and current Chairman of the state’s Democrat Party. […]