In The News
U.S. Reps. Jackie Walorski (R-IN) and Ann Wagner (R-MO) support making paid family leave a reality in America.
During a Dec. 12 bipartisan panel discussion on paid family leave during last week’s White House Child Care and Paid Leave Summit, the lawmakers outlined their stances for finding common-sense solutions to expand access to child care and paid leave for new parents.
The U.S. House has passed the long-awaited trade deal with Canada and Mexico. The state’s Republican House members, along with Kansas City Democrat Emanuel Cleaver, voted for the agreement and St. Louis Democrat Lacy Clay opposed it. On the House floor, eastern Missouri Republican Ann Wagner gives some love to the St. Louis area for its work in the future of agriculture.
Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt and U.S. Congresswoman Ann Wagner teamed up to request assurance a federal program that provides resources to state and local agencies for the handling of rape kits is reauthorized.
After months of fighting for its reauthorization, Missouri Congresswoman Ann Wagner praised the U.S. House for finally putting the Debbie Smith Act — a federal program that provides resources and grants to state and local agencies to tackle rape kits — to a vote Wednesday evening.
At 10 a.m. on Aug. 7, the St. Charles County Veterans Museum on East Elm St. in O’Fallon dedicated its Killed in Action [KIA] Wall. “This wall was prepared to honor the St. Charles County Veterans who gave the ultimate sacrifice to our county,” Jim Higgins, of the Museum’s executive board, said.