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On January 10, a hearing was held on SB567 – Senator Cunningham’s bill to restore some cuts to Home and Community Based Services for people with disabilities. While we appreciate his efforts to reverse the cuts, the bill currently funds these services with cuts to the Circuit Breaker tax credit, which also helps people with […]

The next session of the Missouri General Assembly does not officially begin until noon on January 3, 2018, but legislators are already busy pre-filing bills for consideration. Many have to do with roads, taxes and social issues – but at least a few seem to deal with funding for senior issues. Here’s a snapshot of […]

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Missouri Governor Eric Greitens will present his assessment of the state and his vision for the future of the state at 7 P.M. on Wednesday, January 10. The speech is not expected to include an outline of the budget he expects to present to the legislature this year, but will focus on current issues such […]

The Missouri Association of Area Agencies on Aging has adopted legislative priorities for the coming year. Among those items of most importance to seniors are: Promote Senior Growth and Development Fund Legislation Support Area Agency on Aging Funding during Appropriations Process Promote Restoration of Full MORx Program Defend Circuit Breaker Support Revenue Enhancement for Missouri […]

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  • Jan 12 - MA4 Responds To Governor’s State Of The State Address
    Missouri Governor Eric Greitens delivered his second State of the State address to a joint session of the Missouri General Assembly on January 10, 2018. Although he did point to many pieces of legislation that he would pursue during the current session of the General Assembly, the top priorities identified earlier by MA4 were not […]
  • Jan 10 - Governor To Present Second State Of The State Address
    Missouri Governor Eric Greitens will present his assessment of the state and his vision for the future of the state at 7 P.M. on Wednesday, January 10. The speech is not expected to include an outline of the budget he expects to present to the legislature this year, but will focus on current issues such […]
  • Dec 26 - More Than 800 Bills Prefiled For Upcoming Session Of Missouri General Assembly
    The next session of the Missouri General Assembly does not officially begin until noon on January 3, 2018, but legislators are already busy pre-filing bills for consideration. Many have to do with roads, taxes and social issues – but at least a few seem to deal with funding for senior issues. Here’s a snapshot of […]