Silver Haired Legislature Adopts Priorities For 2020 Missouri Legislative Session

Chilicothe News – The 46th annual conference of the Silver Haired Legislature took place at the State Capitol in Jefferson City on Oct. 22-24. Delegates from across the state chose their Top Five Priorities and formed plans to advocate for senior issues during the upcoming legislative session, which begins in January 2020.

After a spirited debate in the Legislative chambers, the delegates chose the 2020 priorities, which include: Increase funding for home-delivered meals and congregate meals; Reinstatement of funding for the MoRX program; Prescription Drug Monitoring Program; Streamline tax collection procedure with a portion designated to the Senior Protection Fund and Expansion of MO HealthNet (Medicaid).

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