On Tuesday, Representative Mark Ellebracht (D-Liberty) released a scathing letter to Senate President Ron Richard (R-Joplin), calling out Richard for his blatant engagement in “pay-to-play” politics. Last week, Rep. Ellebracht questioned Sen. Richard’s motives in pushing SB 5 (which would eviscerate consumer protection law in Missouri), to which Richard…

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NP Spotlight is a regular (weekly-ish) feature providing updates on local and statewide legislation and governance, links to significant information, and general news about Northland Progress. NP Membership meeting on Tuesday, March 28 – Cinder Block Brewery The first meeting for NP members is set for Tuesday, March 28…

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In its last weekly edition (before becoming a monthly magazine), KC-based indie paper The Pitch wrote about Northland Progress. Give it a read…and if you haven’t already, join NP and help us fight for progress.

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Charter school expansion bill moves quickly towards House vote The much-maligned HB 634 was passed out of both the House Elementary and Secondary Education Committee and Rules Committee this week, and is now headed to the House floor for debate. If passed, HB 634 would allow expansion of charter schools (currently…

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NP Spotlight is a regular (weekly-ish) feature providing updates on local and statewide legislation and governance, links to significant information, and general news about Northland Progress. Charter school expansion bill scheduled for vote on Monday On Monday, February 27, 2017, the House Elementary and Secondary Education Committee will vote on a…

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NP Spotlight is a regular (weekly-ish) feature providing updates on local and statewide legislation and governance, links to significant information, and general news about Northland Progress. “Tort reform” bills in Missouri House would weaken anti-discrimination laws A trio of bills – HB 550, HB 552, and HB 676 –…

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NP Spotlight will be a regular (weekly-ish) feature providing updates on local and statewide legislation, links to significant information, and general news about Northland Progress. We hope you enjoy it.  House bill threatens funding for MO public schools A bill in the Missouri House of Representatives would vastly expand charter…

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The Road Ahead & How to Help: Wednesday, February 1st – Meet and Greet 6:30 P.M. – Event 7:00 P.M.

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