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

Administration and Congress: New Policies, New Hope for Equity and Sustainability

Since the new year, MCE has been monitoring activities in Washington D.C. with the convening of the 117th Congress and the establishment of the Biden-Harris Administration. We are hopeful about the impacts that various policies will have on small-scale producers,  Black Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) farmers, children attending school, and food insecure families….

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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!

BREAKING NEWS: MO SENATE STRIPS POWERS OF DEPT. OF NATURAL RESOURCES

Missouri Senate passes SB 40, stripping authorities of the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and associated commissions to protect our health and environment! SB 40 will have detrimental effects on Missourians’ health and environment. This bill: removes emissions testing for vehicles in St. Charles, Franklin, and Jefferson Counties causes the state to lose $1.5 million in…

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BREAKING NEWS: MO SENATE STRIPS POWERS OF DEPT. OF NATURAL RESOURCES

Stop the Sale of Eleven Point State Park

Some members of our Missouri State Legislature want to sell Eleven Point State Park. This is wrong for many reasons. Not only is it political grandstanding, but it puts an amazing resource at risk. Most of all it would set a precedent that cannot stand. Our State Parks are not for sale! Please take a…

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Stop the Sale of Eleven Point State Park