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PDMP Sees a Path Forward, Passes Senate

March 13, 2020

After years of trying to implement a Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP), the Senate took a major step forward and passed the bill...Read more

House Committee Combines Two Death Penalty Related Bills

March 13, 2020

This week, the House Special Committee on Criminal Justice took action on two bills. The first was HB 1925 , sponsored by...Read more

USCCB Launches "Walking with Moms in Need"

March 13, 2020
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) is asking Catholic parishes to take part in a year-long service project to assist women who...Read more

Seventh Anniversary of Pope Francis' Election

March 13, 2020

Today is the seventh anniversary of the election of Pope Francis. As we face uncertain times, we celebrate this pope who continues to accompany...Read more

A Tale of Two Quarantines: Mark Twain's Experience with Cholera Abroad

March 13, 2020

Quarantines, as many around the globe are experiencing during this time of coronavirus, are not new. They are put in place to keep us...Read more

Bill to Expand Job Opportunities to Ex-offenders Passes House

March 6, 2020

A bill to expand job opportunities for ex-offenders passed the House of Representatives this week by a vote of 148-1. HB 1468 ...Read more

Spring 2020: The Earliest Spring in 124 Years

March 6, 2020

Each year, spring begins on the equinox, which has reliably fallen on March 21st for many years. But in 2020, Spring will arrive early,...Read more

Coronavirus Update

March 6, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) has continued to make headlines as the virus spreads across the globe. It's easy for fears to escalate as cases rise in...Read more

2020 U.S. Census: What You Need to Know

March 6, 2020

April 1 is Census Day 2020. We have provided a quick fact sheet to inform you about what to expect and how to respond...Read more

Judicial Override Bill Heard in Committee

March 6, 2020

This week, the House Special Committee on Criminal Justice heard HB 1925 , sponsored by Rep. Shamed Dogan (R-Ballwin) . This...Read more