The Missouri Legislature’s Stance on the Ukraine Invasion: Ways They Can Do More Back Home to Support Missouri’s Democracy, Energy Sufficiency, and Food Security’

Mariel Lutz, Legislative Intern   On February 24, 2022, Russia invaded Ukraine. (1) On March 7, 2022, Representative Nick Schroer introduced House Resolution 3737 in the Missouri House of Representatives in light of said invasion. The resolution made the case that, given Russia’s dictatorial threat to the world, exemplified by their unprovoked war on Ukraine,…

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MO Legislature Weekly Update on MCE’s Priority Bills

It is now Week 20 of MO Leg Session. View all of the bills MCE is watching in our bill tracker here. We have included the link where you can submit testimony for each bill where we say “tell the committee members” and/or at the end of each bill description. We encourage you to submit…

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MCE’s Legislative and Lobbying Events – March and April 2022

Join MCE’s policy team on the following dates in order to lobby the Missouri State Legislature on bills related to important issues, like the environment, public health and voting rights! Lobby Meeting Practice: Tuesday, March 15, 2022, 6:00-7:00 PM After reviewing MCE’s Lobby Day Primer, if you’d like to practice how to meet with a legislator like…

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2022 Missouri Legislature Bill Tracker

View the bills MCE is tracking during the 2022 Missouri Legislative Session below, including links to the official bill texts, a description of the bills, our position, and background information. We will be updating the spreadsheet daily to reflect any movement of these bills through the legislative process. If you see that a hearing is…

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2021 Legislative Update

During the 2019 legislative session, Rep. Tommie Pierson filed a bill asking for approval of a task force to study food security. This bill had a hearing, gained immediate support and was likely to pass, had COVID-19 not interrupted the session. As MCE has previously pointed out, the pandemic has shone a very bright light…

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2021 Legislative Update

Legislative Recap 2021

MCE and our partners made it through another legislative session with the Missouri General Assembly. We tracked several bills, some of which we worked to stop and others we advocated for their passage. You can see what happened to all of MCE’s priority bills in our 2021 Legislative Bill Tracker. Below is a summary of…

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Legislative Recap 2021

APRIL 14, 2021: STATE LEGISLATION NEEDING ACTION!

Senate Bill 40: Update for the House Last week we let you know that the Missouri Senate passed SB 40, threatening our health and environment. It will be having its hearing in the House soon!  Tell your state representative: “SB 40 is financially irresponsible, harmful to our health and environment, and must be stopped! This…

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APRIL 14, 2021: STATE LEGISLATION NEEDING ACTION!