Below is the announcement of a lawsuit filed by United for Missouri and residents of St. Charles County regarding the County’s Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) known as “The St. Charles County Narcotics Act”. This Act violates a number of constitutional...read more
The Obama administration was infamous for taking over everything and anything it could be Executive Order and over regulation. We have seen some of those issues overridden by the new administration but many are still left to be undone. One of those involves internet...read more
Our U.S. Term Limits resolution (SCR14) is coming up next week on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 and is only 3 votes away from passing.
Now we need your help!
Jefferson City, MO – Today United for Missouri’s Executive Director Carl Bearden praised the Missouri State Senate’s Rules, Joint Rules, Resolutions and Ethics Committee for recommending passage of Missouri’s U.S. Term Limit concurrent resolution (SCR14). SCR14 applies to Congress for the calling of an Article V convention of states to propose an amendment to the United States Constitution regarding term limits for members of Congress.read more
Yesterday, the Missouri Court of Appeals Eastern District agreed with the Honorable Judge Dan Pelikan’s judgement that the St Charles County Charter Amendment that bans red-light cameras everywhere in the county including the municipalities was constitutional!read more
Last week, the Ninety-Ninth (99)General Assembly was convened. Today, Eric Greitens is sworn is as the Fifty-sixth (56) Governor of the state of Missouri. Missouri is poised to make some big strides toward much needed change.read more
The One-Hundred Fifteenth United States Congress has been sworn in and convened at the nation’s Capital as of noon Eastern time today. Unlike the Missouri General Assembly, the few new members of the Congress will be the result of former members having retired, been defeated in an election or died. Unlike Missouri and fourteen other states, the US Congress has NO term limits. We’ve been practicing the Einstein definition of insanity now for quite some time!read more
Happy New Yearread more
May you know the Joy of the Season!read more
A week from today, the Electors in all 50 states will meet to cast their state’s Electoral votes. The Founders settled on a system that ensured that large states did not dominate the smaller states in determining the leader of the nation preventing the tyranny of the majority.read more
Tuesday, November 8, 2016 Americans will go to the polls to cast our ballots on a number of issues from President to dog catcher (assuming anyone can win the latter or the former for that matter).read more
The United for Missouri 2016 Legislative Scorecard is out! How did your legislators do?read more
Do you really know what it cost for us to celebrate today?read more
Unfortunately, “a dimension of sound, a dimension of sight, a dimension of mind. You’re moving into a land of both shadow and substance, of things and ideas” isn’t limited to television. The Missouri legislature engages in such things from time to time.read more
The second session of the 98th General Assembly is about at its half-way mark. The legislature has taken their traditional spring break week and is set to begin the last half of their work on Tuesday afternoon. This is the time of year that citizens need to be ever watchful as the closing of session sometimes yields unexpected and undesired results!read more
What do e-bay, Home Depot, Anthem, Sony and the Department of Defense have in common? They have all been hacked! The more your data is shared and stored the more likely it will be hacked. Even though the person in charge of the database where your prescription data records would be kept made the ridiculous claim last year that it couldn’t be hacked, that doesn’t mean your data won’t be released to others who shouldn’t have it.read more
The 2nd Regular Session of the 98th General Assembly begins at noon today. The last couple of days, we have addressed the beginning of this year’s legislative session and some of the issues to be watched as the session unfolds.read more
Yesterday we addressed the beginning of this year’s legislative session. You can read more about that by clicking here.
Today we start covering a few of the issues we will be watching and asking our members to become engaged as the session moves along.
Another new year has arrived and with it, the second session of the 98th General Assembly is about to begin. The Missouri Constitution dictates that the session begin the first Wednesday after the first Monday in January (January 6, 2016) and end no later than 6 P.M. on the first Friday after the first Monday in May (May 13, 2016).read more
Happy New Year!read more